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Government and Trade

Purchasing Power of U.S. Exports Decline With China, Rise For Latin America

Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows a 2.6 percent gain with Latin America.

clock March 21, 2019Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Shay Mitchell appears in the latest video series supporting female entrepreneurship from Shopify.

Technology

Shopify Introduces ‘Beauty Mark’ Video Series for Female Entrepreneurs

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Shopify launches new video series featuring diverse female entrepreneurs.

clock March 7, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Kabbage surveyed 500 successful entrepreneurs.

Business Features

Cash Flow Concerns Stressful for Entrepreneurs

According to new Kabbage data, 51 percent of small business owners forgo paying themselves for months to curb cash flow anxieties.

clock February 28, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Access to working capital is one chief concern for marketplace sellers.

Retail

Payoneer Launches Capital Advance Services for U.S. Sellers

Payoneer a B2B online payment platform for e-commerce launches its Capital Advance service for domestic sellers.

clock February 25, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Confindustria Moda's headquarters in Milan.

Business Features

Italian Fashion and Textile Industry Continues to Grow Despite Market Instability

According to Confindustria Moda’s preliminary 2018 data, the sector closed last year with revenues of 95.7 billion euros, up 0.9 percent compared to 2017.

clock January 29, 2019Alessandra Turra

Signs by furloughed government workers at the 2019 Women's March rally in D.C.

Business Features

Unlikely Tourism: ‘DC is Open’ Despite Government Shutdown

Now 30-days into the government shutdown, political protest and marketing promotion attempt to stir activity in D.C. as revenues falter.

clock January 21, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

According to IBM's 2019 Retail Forecast, gains will be spread across categories such as health and personal care, clothing, pharmacies and restaurants.

Retail

As Holiday Season Winds Down, Analysts See Clouds Brewing on Retail Horizon

One clear bright spot is in global online cross-border sales, which will gain 200 basis points of online market share in 2019.

clock December 21, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Working for Women Aims to Help Businesses Be a ‘Force for Social Good’

Beth Bengtson, founder of Working for Women, explains how her organization helps women and businesses.

clock October 10, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Technology

Female Entrepreneurs Lead the Charge on Digital Business Advancements

A new Bank of America survey revealed that women business owners largely operate on mobile devices to perform duties and deploy new technology to reach goals.

clock August 28, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

WWD List: Honolulu Takes Top Spot in Most Costly City to Do Business

IHS Markit ranked metro areas using a “business cost index.”

clock August 7, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Government and Trade

Government Report Shows Direct Investments Into and Out of the U.S. Increases

The bulk of investments were equity ones in manufacturing and through holding companies.

clock July 30, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Chinese Factory Machine Operator Working at a Textile Manufacturing Factory in Beijing China 19 December 2011 China's Manufacturing Activity Fell in December As Crises in the Us and Europe Drag on the Economy According to Data Released on 15 December Chinese Economists Have Forecast Economic Growth of About 8 5 Per Cent Next Year Down From a Projected 9 2 Per Cent This Year China BeijingChina Economy Textile - Dec 2011

Business Features

Economists Temper Global Growth Outlook Amid Trade Wars, Political Uncertainties

The top economic analysts at IHS Markit revised their global economic outlook.

clock July 23, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Government and Trade

FIA, Parsons and Others Submit Comments on Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule

The joint comments address changes proposed by the Department of Homeland Security.

clock July 2, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Gender Bias Permeates VC Funding, Still

Despite an onslaught of women empowerment initiatives and media focus, VC funding continues to be riddled with sexism.

clock May 29, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

LIM College Taps NYU Associate Dean for Provost Role

Lisa Springer has expertise in strategic planning, technology and online learning.

clock March 28, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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