Editor’s note: While bribery has changed in the digital age, the seemingly endless stream of leaks showing government corruption and business complicity means that it’s here to stay. Few Americans would consider the outright offer of cash to a foreign leader. More concerning for most companies are the gray areas where in their zeal to win […]
Fresh off a G20 meeting with President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is taking his case for partnership to the states this week as potentially contentious NAFTA talks ramp up. Mr. Trudeau is slated to speak July 14 to the National Governors Association’s summer meeting in Rhode Island, where he is expected to highlight the case for continued strength […]
Never exactly bashful in his prognostications, renowned marketing professor and global thinker Jagdish Sheth has come up with some particularly bold predictions for the way President Donald Trump’s administration will reshape the global economy.
Editor’s note: President Donald Trump’s decision to immediately eject the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership wasn’t entirely unpredictable: He campaigned against what he called a “disastrous” deal and scored points by calling out his opponent Hillary Clinton’s past support for it as secretary of state. But for many Asia watchers, the unconventional politician’s rare fidelity to a campaign promise has […]
At 350 million-plus, China has more middle-class consumers than the U.S. has people overall. That’s just one reason the Asian juggernaut has become too big for American companies to ignore, United Parcel Service Inc. CEO David Abney told an audience in Detroit Wednesday: Today, China represents one-third of total consumption in Asia. Over the next 20 years, that’s […]
Seven judges of the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge have selected 28 companies out of nearly 100 applicants for $5,000 grants to help boost their export sales. The awardees are now semi-finalists in the second annual competition, which launched in 2016 thanks to a $200,000 grant from JPMorgan Chase. This year, the bank donated $100,000 toward the effort, joined by $25,000 in shipping […]
While they weren’t here physically, the Indian companies that had their products on display by proxy in Atlanta represented a diverse array of firms aiming for an “in” here in the U.S. For DV Venkatagiri, the organizer of the “catalogue show” that saw their brochures scattered across circular tables at a Roswell hotel, the two-day […]
There’s still a week left for companies to provide input to the U.S. government on the potential renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Two out of the three don’t make physical products, and the third represents an industry that prides itself on its local flavor. But the companies showcased at a kickoff for this year’s regional Metro Export Challenge initiative illustrated how consciousness about what constitutes an export is evolving. More than 130 people gathered at Atlanta’s Red Brick Brewing to hear how […]
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue’s confirmation as U.S. secretary of agriculture in April put one of the first unabashed globalists into President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The question was how much he would be able to deviate from his boss’s more protectionist pattern. Given the recently announced reorganization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it looks as if he’s been given plenty […]