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Articles in Global Logistics, Economy and Retail News

You're Already Done With Your Holiday Shopping? How Aggravating!

by MOLLY BLAKE on

Leaves are starting to fall, warm sweaters and boots are being unearthed from storage and pumpkin-flavored everything is in the stores.... Read full article

Why a big slump in South Korea’s exports matters

by The Economist on

NEW trade figures from South Korea on September 1st surprised even the gloomiest of economic forecasters. The country’s exports shrank by the largest annual amount in six years, down 14.7% last month from a year earlier to under $40 billion, accordin... Read full article

Pricing Collaboration: What today's profitable partnerships look like

by retailwire.com on

Retailers are taking pricing decisions into their own hands. Challenged from all sides by cut-throat competitive discounting and armed with dynamic pricing applications, it's no mystery why retailers are failing to comply with recommended manufacture... Read full article

Survey: Consumers would rather buy online from brands

by By Tom Ryan on

While most purchases take place by way of third-party channels, consumers would prefer to buy directly from their favorite brands if given the option, according to a survey from BrandShop, a digital commerce solutions provider.... Read full article

Neiman Marcus laid off 500 employees, or 3 percent of its workforce

by Maria Halkias on

Neiman Marcus laid off 500 employees today which represents about 3 percent of its workforce of 16,000 people. That includes about 157 people in Dallas where the luxury retailer is headquartered and employs about 4,800 people.... Read full article

Understanding Supply Chain Management as an Integrated Process

by Beat K. Schlumpf on

Supply Chain Management, is a relatively young discipline and as such, has been defined in innumerable different ways.... Read full article

Meet the women changing how and where U.S. companies manufacture goods

by Kelly Stickel on

In July, a group of brands based out of Nashville got together to facilitate a conversation around the reshoring of American manufacturing.... Read full article

China Makes 4th Recent Cut In Interest Rate To Boost Economy

by The World Post (Image from AP) on

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank announced Saturday the fourth round of interest cuts in seven months and lower deposit-reserve ratios for some banks to lend to small and rural businesses, as Beijing tries to shore up the country's sluggish econom... Read full article

Congress plans no votes on Export-Import Bank as authorization set to run out

by Jim Spencer Star Tribune (Photo: Phoenix Solutions Co.) on

No vote has been scheduled to save the 80-year-old bank, which supporters say helps businesses large and small sell abroad.... Read full article

Made in China 2025: How Beijing is revamping its manufacturing sector

by Li Hui on

A look at why the Chinese government is giving manufacturing a makeover and the sectors that will be affected... Read full article

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