Brazil’s “Lost Decade” Needs New Economic Drivers Such as Global Value Chains

The Brazil economy doesn’t have the raw force to drive it forward. The Federative Republic GDP per capita is today back where it was in 2010; this means the people of Brazil have lost the entire last decade.  Worse yet, during the 80’s they had another “lost decade.” The current lost decade is the second time this has happened in the last 40 years. Over the last forty years, Brazil had over 20 years of zero GDP growth per capita.

More Vendors Prompt Sweeping Changes to Retail Environment

Late last month, sports equipment company Under Armour announced it was cutting ties with some 2,000 retailers over the next two years.  In doing so, Under Armour would focus on building up its direct-to-consumer business.  Promo Marketing reported a more than 50% growth in Under Armour’s e-commerce business during the third quarter, with a 17% increase in direct-to-consumer sales.

You Are Not Powerless in Your Job Search During Covid-19

You probably never dreamed you’d be in search of a job during a global pandemic. Talk about challenges, right? Okay, before you get down and think your chances just slid to the floor, let’s look at what you can do to make the most of your time, and how you can land that next job interview.

One of the first things to consider is how you present yourself to others. Have you evaluated your personal brand lately? What makes you a valuable candidate to prospective employers? How will you stand out in a crowded marketplace? What transferable skills do you have? What are your strengths and how can you amplify them? Consider what courses are available to help you stay competitive in your industry. By evaluating your personal brand, you’ll get an overarching view of how potential employers see you.

Agri-food Sector – Three European Champions in the Spotlight

The European agricultural world is in crisis, but not all players have been equally affected by events. Certain industry champions are standing up, ensuring the continent’s agricultural resilience and contributing to its present and future food security.

Although consumers might not realise it, the European agriculture sector has faced a torrent of strife and regrettable circumstances in the years since the 2008 recession. Following the sting on exports of Russia’s 2014 agricultural import ban, 2015 saw the dairy industry further thrown into disarray by deregulation, with long-standing quotas and minimum pricing being jettisoned by the European Commission in favour of liberalisation of the market.

Bolivia- It’s All Systems Go As Country Holds Fresh General Elections On Sunday

 

Bolivia’s fresh general election to elect President, Vice President, Senators and Deputies for the 2021/25 period is scheduled for this Sunday and for once, in several decades of the country’s political history, a key political player in the country’s political scene, former head of state, Evo Morales won’t be a direct participant as he is exiled in Argentina after leaving office in November last year.

Can India Accelerate Its Future Growth Utilizing Global Value Chains?        

India’s GDP has just dropped by a whopping 24% in the last quarter, one of the biggest drops globally. The core reason for this significant decline was that India had one of the strictest COVID 19 economic lockdowns in the world.

This greatly and negatively affected the livelihoods of millions of Indians. So what can Indians do to repair their economy and increase lost incomes for their millions of citizens? A study has shown almost all countries need to grow and establish new Global Value Chains (GVC). Almost nothing has been proven better to raise incomes and reduce poverty, while requiring very little government involvement or costs.

Indonesia Exports Need a Value Chain Push 

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia, both in terms of population (267 million people) and economic size with a GDP of $1.12 Trillion.

Can this archipelago’s future economic growth match demographic youthful transition for the next few years with an average age of their citizens at 30.5 years?  Studies have shown and Indonesia needs to expand their global value chain, as it has been proven to raise incomes and reduce poverty. 

A New Global Wholesale Option for Buyers and Sellers is Here

Shop The Globe is a fast growing online wholesale option and we believe that if you’re a buyer or seller you need to start reviewing these very unique options for products.  This is truly a better global wholesale platform.

Shop The Globe is already providing unique options on a truly global platform with interests from the countries of Vanuatu, Australia, Thailand and of course many here in America.

RangeMe – A Great Way to Connect? Or Buyer Beware?

RangeMe is a service that specializes in helping connect wholesalers to buyers. They offer their services with two different perspectives: sServices for the buyers, and services for the wholesalers.

Buyers are of course offered accounts for free. It’s a great way to browse products and find connections to new providers you may not have had dealings with before, all at your fingertips. The wholesaler side of the business is a bit darker though.

Global Manufacturing Storefront – Does Your Company Need One?

We are seeing a massive migration to the internet for our business needs. This has been one of the largest business migrations the world has ever seen, but many small manufacturing companies have not even updated their websites in years, not to mention expanded and leveraged a more efficient online capability.

Is it now time for small manufacturing to enter the world markets? 

Does Every Wholesale Company Need a Global Storefront?

The internet and business landscape are changing at rates not seen before.  With this incredible change occurring right in front of us, why hasn’t the online wholesale industry adapted and become more efficient? Instead, there seems to be very little change and increased efficiency over many years.

For example:  We believe each wholesale company today should have their own global storefront.  

One Stop Online Wholesale Shopping Soon Worldwide

Is the global free markets wholesale business the most inefficient market in the world?

With the exposition of the internet and online retail business, has the wholesale market kept up with its peers?

Not only has the wholesale market not kept up, but the industry’s failure to keep pace with Amazon is a key reason why Amazon has been so successful and the wholesale industry has done very poorly.  Amazon reached out to the Chinese wholesale industry directly with many seminars in China, and Amazon even started their own shipping business to move goods from China to the US and then directly into their prime marketplace.

Online Global Wholesale that is Open to list Your Products

As a wholesaler, you can increase sales and global awareness if you know how to find the right platform. 

There are three basic ways to sell your product:

  • Sell directly to customers via your website.
  • Sell to retail stores, which then sell to customers.
  • Post at a wholesale distributor, which sells to retail stores.

In our small business we are involved with all three, but I would like to introduce you to wholesaling online, a newer global concept.