Mr. Wang Lei,
the CEO of BBX China, an international franchise of ASX-listed BBX
Holdings, recently visited Sydney with senior managers of his team
for training and mapping out their future strategy of continued
BBX China was
formed in September 2006, when the China Federation of Logistics and
Purchasing Barter Trade Committee entered into a master franchise
agreement with BBX International�a wholly owned subsidiary of BBX
Holdings Ltd., which will have 20% equity in BBX China.
Lei said that
the visit to Australia has been a vital step in BBX China�s ongoing
development. �Our visit to Sydney has helped us to better understand
the BBX operating system and commercial model, which we are now
focusing on modifying and developing according to Chinese conditions
and the requirements of our markets,� he explained.
�We�re in the
process of organising a training program, to help businesses in
China better understand (our) commercial model and learn about the
benefits of transferring to BBX,� Wang said.
China is BBX
Holdings� third international operation. Franchises are already
established in New Zealand and India, while others are currently
being negotiated with some in the advanced stages, affirmed BBX
Managing Director Michael Touma.
BBX has offices
and/or franchises situated throughout Australia, and operates in
both islands of New Zealand. Member businesses in these two
countries traded in excess of $146 million in the financial year
ending June 30, 2006, averaging over $33,000 per active member
information on BBX see
Universal Law-Of-Reciprocity Key To Trade Exchange Success
exchange owner in the world should not only be aware of the
law-of-reciprocity, but using it, in the operation of their
exchange owners are invited to e-mail
for more information on how you can become �the exchange of choice�
in your area. When e-mailing Bob Meyer, put �Law of Reciprocity� in
the subject line.
Online Classifieds Show Potential
While the $100
billion global classified-advertising market is still largely the
pursuit of newspapers (on the mainstream media side), thanks to
their online outlets TV, cable and radio stations are making inroads
into print publications once secure monopoly.
A study by
ClassifiedIntelligence.com found that TV station web sites in
all top 50 U.S. markets offer classifieds, as do radio sites in 47
of the top 50 markets.
For TV station
classified sites, real estate is the strongest category in the top
10 markets. However, when you look at the TV markets that are below
the top 10, real estate is relatively even with both automotive and
In the case of
radio stations, the top 10 markets have tended to ignore the use of
online classified ads. Penetration is more perceptible when it comes
to markets ranked 11 to 50, especially for autos and jobs.
Former Media Mogul�s Wife Gets $125 Million Mansion
A Los Angeles
mansion, modeled on Versailles and other French palaces, is being
placed on the market for $125 million by Suzanne Saperstein. She is
the recently divorced wife of Texas millionaire David I. Saperstein,
and is the current owner of the 45,000-square-foot estate, known as
Fleur de Lys.
46, recently finalized her divorce from her husband, who founded
Metro Networks, the nation�s largest provider of traffic reports
until its sale to Westwood One in 1999 for $900 million in stock.
(A story on how
Saperstein founded and built Metro Networks was published last week
on our blog. Click here.)
Spud Barrett of
BARRETT EXCHANGE NATIONAL MARKETING SYSTEMS� invites you to
COME TO LAS
VEGAS IN MAY FOR OUR
NATIONAL MARKETING SESSION
AT THE BOULDER
STATION HOTEL AND CASINO
Monday, May 14 -
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday, May 15 - 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Station Hotel and Casino
4111 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, Nevada
Admission fee of
$100.00 cash at the door covers both days.
To reserve your
hotel room, call 1-888-476-8706 and say, �I want the S. H.
Barrett, Inc., group rate and I want to book a room at Boulder
Station.� (Give the dates!) You must make your reservations
before April 20 to receive a special room rate of $39.00 per
Please check our
www.Barrettexchange.com for the complete details on all
our sessions and our operating procedures.
WHO SHOULD COME TO LAS VEGAS?
Real Estate Agents
COME AND TRADE OR EXCHANGE
WHAT YOU HAVE FOR
WHAT YOU WANT
The Easiest $100,000 You�ll Ever
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cash, as usual, from the guest accounts staying at your
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And rather than shouldering your ongoing employee costs, or
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Attention Trade Exchange Owners:
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Bob Meyer at the above e-mail.
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