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Those Big Fat Chinese Weddings – Businessweek

“The shape of the bra cup is built into the dress,” says Chen Yaping, marketing director at Galatea Bridal Boutique in Beijing, pointing to a rack of well-endowed white wedding gowns. “It doesn’t matter how big you are.” Galatea, which takes its name from an ancient Greek myth, is one …

Krispy Kreme’s Unlikely Comeback – Businessweek

In the three years following Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ (KKD) initial public offering in 2000, its shares soared 840 percent, despite a bear market. Back then, everyone wanted a bite of the Winston-Salem (N.C.) doughnut maker: Baseball great Hank Aaron scored a franchise in Atlanta, and American Bandstander Dick Clark lobbied unsuccessfully …