Exploding Samsungs and rotten Apples: Why Chinese smartphones might become the next big thing

Samsung has placed top in smartphone market over competitors Apple, Huawei, OPPO and Vivo since 2012, showing consistency up till now with a 20% global smartphone market share in the 3rd quarter of 2016. However, it has been a rough year for the Korean conglomerate as their share has plummeted to a new low in recent years as their reputation has been [...]

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Big data and why it might not be that big a deal

Big data, the act of gathering and storing large amounts of information for eventual analysis, is a practice that has seen an increasingly significant role in the banking, [...]

Will the $5.5billion park in Shanghai boost Disney’s presence in Asia?

Theme parks have always been an ideal destination for holidaying couples and family trips. According to the 2015 Theme Index published collaboratively by the Themed [...]

Singapore should take advantage of its human capital and ability to attract talents

The information revolution has brought about significant changes to modern business patterns and the labor market, with human capital becoming an increasingly important [...]

Chinese tourists and why your country needs them

Chinese tourists are infamous for their countless shenanigans across the globe but more so in the region for their bad behavior – ranging from a Chinese woman drying her [...]

An economic perspective on children being “inferior goods”

The Economist defines inferior goods as products that are less in demand as consumers get richer. Whether children are inferior goods has always been a debatable issue [...]

Charting with Chartist #4: The Polar Premiere

Introducing the newest chart on Chartist The Polar Column Chart A polar column chart is ideal to show the range for different items compared against a similar variable. [...]

Charting with Chartist #3: Colour schemes

Hello again! We all know that everyone loves looking at informative and/or colourful charts instead of walls of text. As not all of us are designers, today we'll be [...]

Contributor Feature #1: A Chartmaker’s Guide to the Economy

  "Don't judge a book by it's cover" is a widely used idiom, but this timeless metaphorical phrase perfectly describes ZHU BINGYING. At first glance, most [...]

Charting with Chartist #2: Embedding & Sharing

Hello again! Today we'll be taking a look at Chartist's embedding features! Let's begin by taking a look at current embedding practices for charts on websites or online [...]

Charting with Chartist #1: Choosing the right chart

Hello you! Before we get started on the nitty-gritties, have you registered on Chartist yet? If you haven’t, do so here and do give our Facebook page a like! How do [...]