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Americans Eat a Lot AND Fast

In 2017, $5.61 trillion was spent on restaurants and bars. And this amounted to to 4.3 percent of all personal consumption. We also spent trillions on food for in home-use use. That’s impressive, right. On the other hand, Americans eat … Continue reading

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How Global Wealth Is Allocated

Income levels are important — domestically and internationally. Therefore, consider these posts — from oldest to newest. What’s Happening with the Economic Mobility of Americans? The U.S. Middle Class: Losing Some of Its Luster Globally. What We Earn by Age, … Continue reading

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Mobile Drives E-Commerce Globally

Just a decade ago, virtually all E-commerce was conducted via laptops and desktops. But today, mobile drives E-commerce globally. And E-commerce remains the best growth vehicle for many companies. Check out this prior post: Important New Report on 2017 Internet … Continue reading

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2018 Free TrendWatching Resources

On a regular basis, many of of us anticipate and stay current with the latest trends. And predictions for future trends. TrendWatching represents one valuable source in this area. Thus, today’s post considers useful free TrendWatching resources.   Background: Useful … Continue reading

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Most Attractive Global Employers: 2017

Each year, Universum surveys students to learn which employers they like best. This post covers the 2017 most attractive global employers for business students.  Click below to access information on the prior two surveys: 2016 most attractive global employers. 2015 … Continue reading

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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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