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With global supply chain challenges spurring dire headlines of precariousness, more than 3,000 transportation, logistics, fulfillment, and warehouse professionals from around the world gathered in October for the Reuters virtual Supply Chain Execution 2022 event. During one panel discussion, titled “Driving Towards a Singular Innovation Goal,” four industry experts discussed how corporate […]

There is the EU memory of the UK as the awkward odd one, always demanding exemptions and rebates, constantly complaining about Commission overreach. Then there is the conflicting recollection of the UK as the arch-pragmatist in Council, finding creative solutions while never losing sight of its policy agenda, under different […]

Summary The scale of the COVID-19 pandemic is a consequence of international trade and globalisation, with the virus spreading along established trade and travel routes. However, the pandemic also affects international trade through reductions in both supply and demand. In this Viewpoint we describe the many implications for health and […]

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated global recession have had a devastating effect on international trade. In the second quarter of 2020, global trade was down 18.5 percent, a far sharper drop than was seen for GDP.[1] Much of the economic activity that continues in a pandemic—health services, housing services, utilities—is […]

Change is the dominant fact of life in every business today. And the ability to master and exploit change has become one of the most sought-after management skills. This is particularly true in marketing, where the very tempo of change is constantly quickening. Today’s chief executive faces a baffling dilemma. Change […]

The world’s largest trade deal — which includes China and excludes the U.S. — will come into force in January next year. It comes as Australia and New Zealand announced they have ratified the agreement. New Zealand confirmed its ratification in a separate statement on Wednesday. RCEP will be in force […]

Americans prioritize companies that are responsible (86 percent), caring (85 percent), advocate for issues (81 percent), protect the environment (79 percent) and give back to important causes (73 percent), according to a study by Porter Novelli. These stats showcase the fact that cause marketing is on the rise. Cause marketing is defined as “the cooperative […]

The next wave of billion-dollar business ideas–the new Googles, Netflixes, and Amazons–will emerge in the next two to three years. That’s according to technology forecaster and strategist Daniel Burrus, CEO of Burrus Research. “Two to three years is fast,” says Burrus. “This is a gigantic opportunity. This is an entrepreneur’s dream.” […]

Amid ongoing slowdown in auto sector, Maruti Suzuki India plans to launch the S-Presso hatchback, ahead of the festival season, hoping that the new model will help it turn around sales this fiscal. The Maruti Suzuki S-Presso, a new hatchback with the styling of an SUV, will be launched in […]

Rafael Nadal, who battled past an inspired Daniil Medvedev 7-5 6-3 5-7 4-6 6-4 in a thrilling final to claim his fourth U.S. Open crown, termed this night as one of the most emotional ones of his tennis career and also thanked the audience for their support. Already the King […]