NAVIGATING GLOBAL TRADE IN A WORLD ON LOCKDOWN

By Benjamin David | 4/6/2020 It might be an understatement to call March of 2020 “unprecedented”. More than 1/3 of the planet’s population is currently under a restriction of some sort, and cases of individuals infected with the novel Coronavirus has surpassed 1 million worldwide. With nations everywhere in different states of quarantine, it is… Read More NAVIGATING GLOBAL TRADE IN A WORLD ON LOCKDOWN

Nostalgic Brands with an Electrifying Twist

by Benjamin David As technology and infrastructure improve, and public opinion changes, electric vehicles are expected to overtake gasoline cars by 2040. This shift to a completely new power system has already left some companies reeling, and will likely distinguish which brands can adapt and thrive in the changing world, and which will be left… Read More Nostalgic Brands with an Electrifying Twist

Global Trade by the Minute: February 2020 Edition

Quote of the Week: “Hey Britain. Heard you just became single. Welcome to the club, wishing you the best with the divorce settlement.” – A line out of  Brad Pitt’s BAFTA acceptance speech addressing Britain’s final exit from the European Union on January 31, 2020. Talk about a lengthy breakup. Let’s cut to the chase The Coronavirus.… Read More Global Trade by the Minute: February 2020 Edition

Global Trade by the Minute: October Edition

By: Savannah Klein Quote of the Week  “‘Facebook wants to perform brain surgery.’ I don’t want to see the congressional hearings on that one.” – Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s acquisition of CTRL-labs, a startup that is aiming to find ways that people can communicate with computers using brain signals.  Happy October! Here’s something really spooky. The World… Read More Global Trade by the Minute: October Edition

Will Canada be the Next Game Changer for Infrastructure & International Trade?

By Mackenzie Babb In 2018, U.S. goods and services trade with Canada totaled an estimated USD $714.1 billion. Today, Canada is the United States’ top trading partner in the world, largely due to proximity and the ease of transportation of goods, so any changes made to the system of trade by either country can be expected… Read More Will Canada be the Next Game Changer for Infrastructure & International Trade?

Doing Business Down Under (Australia): Culture, Mentality, and Etiquette

The Commonwealth of Australia, the world’s smallest continent and largest island, is a diverse country with vast iconic natural wonders like the Great Barrier Reef and the Outback, and heavily concentrated cities such as Sydney and Melbourne. Being a newly established country as of 1901, it was easy for the country to develop its own… Read More Doing Business Down Under (Australia): Culture, Mentality, and Etiquette

Worldwide Credit Reports: A Key Step in Your International Risk Assessment

Updated from original post on 1/2018 International Credit Reports Help Manage your Company’s Risk A Worldwide Credit Report also referred to as an international credit report, is a comprehensive investigation of a business located abroad. International credit reports provide a view into the investigated company’s financial status and may include information such as, payment history… Read More Worldwide Credit Reports: A Key Step in Your International Risk Assessment