Adapting to International Flavours – ALDI

This week I remembered the time in Australia when I really wanted to eat something familiar from Germany and suddenly in Mooloolaba I found an ALDI store and I took my chance to eat German Sausages and some German Sweets. And I was surprised how similar the product portfolio was to the German stores. This brought me to the idea to post about the adaptation of this supermarket within the countries it already started to expand to. Continue reading

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Global Payment Study 2013

Yesterday I came across an interesting link to a website in one of the business networks I am declared to. It’s about an annual study provided by the HayGroup which shows the forecast of the global salary development in nations all over the world. Continue reading

Coursera – For a worldwide Education

View on University of Washington CampusToday I want to present another company which provides the world with education. Coursera is a social entrepreneurship which succeeds in providing a free education over the internet with its partner universities. And we are talking about very popular universities like Princeton University, Duke University, University of London or my favourite the University of Washington, since I studied one semester there. Continue reading

Worldometer – Statistics of a changing World

Water SourceSome weeks ago I introduced 7 Billion and You. They offered the service to show you when you were born and what the current population is. Since I like statistics I searched for other websites dealing with similar topics.

The website Worldometers shows 8 different categories of recent statistics. Continue reading

Bamboo Schools in Nepal

After writing about webpages to gain new perspectives and cultural taboos I want to introduce another topic of Are-you-global.com. Every once in a while I am going to write about social projects and social entrepreneurs which are aimed at saving the environment, supporting people or simply making the world a better place. Continue reading

7 Billion and you?

There is another interesting website showing us how big this world really is. On 7 Billion & Me you can see the current population of the world and you can put in your date and place of birth and your gender after clicking the “Get Started” button and they will tell you interesting things about: Continue reading