As a whole, employees under the age of 38 are clearly a force to be reckoned with, and one that looks, acts, and feels differently than any generations that came before them. A recent Manpower Millennial report, for example, points out that these employees prioritize money, people, and purpose when...
Supply chains are suddenly under threat. Following years of low inflation and stable trade relations, executive teams in boardrooms across the globe are now grappling with rising inflation, a rapidly changing trade environment and the dire threat of an all-out trade war. Already, pressure is up...
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation has taken effect, and although mostly viewed as setting data privacy requirements for retailers selling to individual consumers, it also affects manufacturers and distributors.
If eyes really are windows to the soul, IBM’s latest product could lead to blockchain enlightenment.
The first food poisoning cases came to light in late March — eight patrons of fast-food restaurants in New Jersey suffered bloody diarrhea and cramps that sent them rushing to hospitals.
Sustaining isn’t enough any more. Businesses that have joined the corporate net positive movement seek to put more back into society and the environment than they take out.
About a hundred years ago, the United States reached “peak horse.” In 1920 some 25 million horses roamed the plains, boulevards, cul-de-sacs, rodeos, stockyards, ports, farms, and dingy alleys of America — toting freight, plowing fields, fighting wars, carrying passengers on buggy rides, and making...
Orders for the mining machines and construction bulldozers made at this sprawling Caterpillar Inc. factory in central Illinois have jumped, in general, three-fold over the past year.
As the global $1.9tr e-commerce landscape continues to expand, companies are facing difficulties successfully managing cross-channel commerce across continents, supply chains, and software systems, and are losing revenue as a result.
Using traditional product packaging in e-commerce can hurt the bottom line. For many companies, the practice triggers unnecessary, counterproductive costs several percent of their total cost of goods sold (COGS).
More than two years after Tesla started taking $1,000 deposits for the Model 3, it’s increasingly unclear whether it can actually afford to sell the much-touted $35,000 version to fulfill CEO Elon Musk’s long-held vision of electric cars for the masses. That’s because doing so right now could be...
With tax revenue from legal pot sales in California falling short of projections, a financial analysis firm estimated Tuesday that total sales this year will be $1.9bn, significantly less than \the $3.8bn the company expected.
When President Trump spoke on May 11 about his grand plan to lower drug prices, he singled out one particular bad actor with a particularly villainous name: “the middleman.”
It turns out that many chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) are not leveraging their C-suite counterparts to help reinvent the supply chain function and transform it into an engine of new growth models and customer experiences, according to new research from Accenture.