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U.S. Shoppers’ Online Activity Across Borders

How much do U.S. online shoppers buy from outside the United States? This is an important question for both U.S. and foreign online retailers. eMarketer helps us answer the preceding question: “More than three-fourths (77.0%) of U.S. Internet users were … Continue reading

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McDonald’s Shifting Gears

McDonald’s is revamping its global strategy in hopes of stimulating sales and profits. Some of its planned changes are substantial. In January 2017, McDonald’s announced that it was selling a majority stake in its Chinese business. Given the huge size … Continue reading

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Worldwide Growth in Restaurant Loyalty Programs

Some restaurants have had customer loyalty programs for years; others are newer to the game. In any event, restaurants globally are more involved with customer loyalty programs than ever before. However, although customer enrollment is growing; many people don’t actively … Continue reading

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How the World’s Population Is Changing

For many large retailers, understanding the shifts in the global population is imperative. Take a look at this video to learn more.    

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2017 Global Economics Interview with Hof Prof

Hofstra University’s Zarb School of Business Distinguished Professor Joel Evans was recently interviewed by the award-winning Hofstra radio station WHRU about the upcoming 2017 global economy. Here is that EIGHT-minute interview. The views are those of Professor Evans and not … Continue reading

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A New Infographic About Online Retail Growth

As we know, online retailing is continuing to grow, while store-based retailing is rather stagnant. Here’s an interesting new infographic about online retailing by Robert Memery, Operations Manager at 2Flow (an outsourcing logistics solutions firm).  

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Web Usage Varies Greatly by Global Region

Here is important information for online retailers. Recently, the International Communication Union, a UN agency conducted research on Web usage around the globe. Click here for a PDF of the highlights of its 2016 report based on this research. Statista … Continue reading

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