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Will Your Gifts Arrive on Time This Year?

The usual Christmas shopping period, which begins Black Friday, is particularly short this year – just 26 days. Will those final bundles arrive on time?

Nov 14, 2019
North American Trade and the USMCA

The pros outweigh the cons in the proposed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), trade leaders across industries said Oct. 15, 2019, at Maryland Smith.

Oct 17, 2019
Undercurrents in the Shipping Industry

Global financiers say they’re putting the interests of the environment first when deciding whether to extend shipping loans. And that move is making some waves.

Oct 02, 2019
The Tariff Effect

Faced with the option of either buying American steel products or importing foreign steel and paying the associated tariffs, the choice would seem to be pretty simple. Sometimes it's not.

Aug 05, 2019
Canada Goose and a Supply Chain Lesson

Winter-chic outfitter Canada Goose has been chilled amid a controversy that underscores the need for transparency across supply chains.

Aug 05, 2019
The New Brick-and-Mortar

Retailers, long caught in Amazon.com’s shadow, increasingly are looking to AI, inventory management and myriad supply chain innovations for new sources of light.

Jul 31, 2019
Should PG&E Unplug in a Crisis?

California utility giant PG&E is putting to work a new strategy to keep its power lines from sparking the kinds of wildfires that have killed dozens across the state and leveled home after home. When fire risks are high, PG&E officials will simply pull the plug, cutting the power altogether until the danger subsides. But should they?

Jun 26, 2019
What the Trade War Means for Tech

As the U.S.-China trade war enters its second year, companies that depend on Chinese manufacturing are looking elsewhere for production needs. It's 'a wake-up call for companies,' our expert says. Here is what they should do next.

Jun 17, 2019
Could Renting a Sofa Save the Planet?

There's a growing number of retailers jumping into the rental biz, as part of a sustainability push aimed at keeping furniture and clothing out of landfills. Here's what's behind the trend and what they should do instead.

Jun 14, 2019
Break Up Facebook? What Would That Even Look Like?

The headline on Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes’ New York Times op-ed article made his position clear. 'It’s Time To Break Up Facebook.' But break up Facebook? How?

May 16, 2019

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