Recent posts by Tom Upchurch
October 16th 2012
I talked to Marc Luet, Chief Executive Officer of Citi’s Consumer business for the EMEA region. We discussed the impact of technology on retail banking, the future of the Universal bank and most importantly the “re-coupling” of retail banking conditions between emerging and developed markets.
September 10th 2012
Despite positive news and the talk of an African “renaissance,” many still doubt whether the continent is ready for take-off. Rapid population growth and the resulting “youth bulge” remain major concerns in a context of widespread un(der)employment. How can a country like Kenya create one million jobs each year, just to accommodate new entrants into the labor force?
August 23rd 2012
Q- Could you give those who have not yet read Consumptionomics a very brief outline of your objective for writing this book?