In the recent KPMG survey “China’s Connected Consumers” 10,200 luxury consumers across the country responded to questions regarding their online spending patterns. The results show that purchasing behaviors are changing as more and more consumers go online.
2013 saw a strong investment activity in European real estate with an increase in investment volume of 17% year-on-year. Transaction volume for European investment properties stood at around EUR 178bn, the highest volume since 2007.
Risk management is at the top of the global executive agenda as companies face an array of threats that grow more complex every day. The risks are vast and ever-present and those companies that fail to manage them well imperil their future.