Articles in Wholesale, Manufacturing, Business and Self Improvement

Wholesale inventories up 0.1% in December, versus expectations for 0.2% gain

by CNBC on

U.S. wholesale inventories barely rose in December, the latest suggestion that fourth-quarter growth could be revised lower.... Read full article

2015 Store Closing Roundup - Office Depot, Radio Shack, Barnes & Noble

by Barbara Farfan on

Even before the end of calendar year 2014, the largest U.S. retail chains had announced hundreds of store closings that will be happening in the calendar year 2015. ... Read full article

Made in China' Is Increasingly Becoming 'Made in USA


Later this year along the banks of the James River outside Richmond, Virginia, a paper products maker based in northeastern China will begin construction on a new U.S. manufacturing plant.... Read full article

Sorry, But Google Glass Isn’t Anywhere Close to Dead

by Cade Metz on

Ned Sahin is betting the future of his company on Google Glass.... Read full article

What Yoda Can Teach You About Being An Effective Salesman

by Steven Spencer on

It’s time for the business world to embrace what geeks already know: gets it Yoda does. There is no problem that Yoda could not unravel with a few thoughtful words. ... Read full article

Eurozone manufacturing growth remains 'meagre'

by BBC News (Image/PA) on

Eurozone manufacturers are facing a duel problem of weak domestic demand and export performance, Markit said.... Read full article

Alibaba, LendingClub Offer U.S. Buyers Loans for China Goods

by Noah Buhayar and Lulu Yilun Chen on

Alibaba Chairman Jack Ma has controlled Ant Financial, including the Alipay payments business, since spinning off the finance operations into a new company in 2011, citing foreign ownership restrictions. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg... Read full article

U.S. Manufacturing Attracts Foreign Investment

by Mark Schmit on

The United States is an attractive destination for foreign investment dollars for a variety of reasons, including a large economy with diverse consumer markets, a skilled labor force (thanks to community colleges with skill-development missions...... Read full article

Why so many business owners are turning to online business loans

by Business Insider on

Financing has always been a challenge for business owners, and it's only become more difficult since 2008. ... Read full article

Why Manufacturing Still Counts in the U.S. Economy


The U.S. economy is dominated by service work but manufacturing matters because it includes many middle-class jobs.... Read full article