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Best Practices for Learning

The world around us is constantly changing, which in turn brings many new opportunities. There are those that keep up with the fast changes, and those that get left behind. So how can you ensure you keep up to date? Follow these tips and strategies and your...

E-Commerce Trends for Distributors – Part 2

This is the second part of this article, part one is here. Wholesale distributors are seeing their addressable markets change shape and focus at an ever-increasing speed. For example, distributors’ business models are being significantly impacted by the recent rapid growth and adoption of ecommerce. Customers are...

E-Commerce Trends for Distributors – Part 1

Distributors are currently, and will continue to, see their markets changing shape and focus fast. This can be put down to the ever-increasing engagement in e-commerce and the rapid comfortability between customers and purchasing on the internet. It is important that distributors pay attention and adapt to...

Is coal gasification the clean energy of the future?

Seeing the words coal and clean in the same sentence is likely to shock most of us, and too right! Turning coal into gas is not as ‘clean’ as some may say. Coal remains to be the world’s main source of power for one main reason –...

The US will power the world’s economy in 2015

After the struggle the USA has experienced since and throughout the recession, they are back and ready to lead the global economy this year. The United States is expected to grow at it’s fastest in over 10 years, its expansion from July to September 2014 was it’s...

Ebay cutting jobs

EBay has made billions reinventing ways to sell items on the Internet. Now, in the face of declining growth, the company must reinvent itself once more. Facing stiff competition and the declining growth of its auctions business,eBay announced a shake-up of the company on Wednesday, saying it...

Being a good networker pays off!

Every year the theme of the World Economic Forum (WEF) changes, this year, from January 21st-24th it will be the ‘new global context’. However, the forum’s more constant theme throughout the years is the power of networking. Many people argue that time should be spent doing ‘real work’...

U.S. Growth Increases

A report released by Brown Gibbons Lang & Co revealed last week that the U.S manufacturing sector has experienced it’s highest growth in over four years.  The report summarised that for 17 consecutive months, the October Purchasing Managers Index has grown, as well as the overall US...

UK tops digital advertising spend

Digital and online media will beat print, cinema, buses, billboards, TV and radio combined in 2015 with more than 50% of £15.7 billion of advertising budgets being spent on it.  It has been predicted that the UK will become the first country in the world to spend...

Indias Industrial Production grows by 2.5%

In September 2104 India’s industrial production grew by 2.5% after dips to 0.4% and 0.5% in both August and July.