Global Strategy Watch


Tips For Managers to Improve Communication

There’s no doubt that an organization requires excellent communication on the part of both managers and their subordinates. However, managers sometimes tend to take this for granted, and their subordinates do not wish to broach the topic as they assume that their manager isn’t going to listen anyways. So here are tips by which managers […]


How Do You Liquidate a Business?

When you start up a business, you need to have solid strategies in place to ensure that your business runs smoothly and is successful. In the event of any kind of failure, then you would need to seriously consider liquidating your business. It is really the last resort in any business, where you are able […]


Europe’s Debt Crisis Worsens

Spain’s credit ratings plunged even lower and Greece sought reassurance from Germany to keep afloat, leading to a bigger than expected debt crisis in Europe. Germany has come forward to assist Greece, promising to get approval on a key aid package within days. A collapse in the construction industry in Spain led to Standard & […]


Advertising Your Business; The Cost Effective Way

Times are tough, and advertising is being considered by some as an unnecessary expenditure. Although this is untrue, perhaps it would be more prudent to look at cost effective methods of advertising. Here are a few: • A flyer – this is one of the simplest ways to advertise your business. To create more interest, […]




The power of direct selling

The direct selling or multilevel marketing (MLM) in the U.S. generates $28.5 billion annually for the direct selling industry. They carry vitamins, cosmetics and weight-loss supplements door to door or sell at organized promotional events. Direct sellers also make money by recruiting new sellers, training materials and supplies. The Division of Marketing Practices of the […]


Is your business making money?

Most of us start a business because we want to make money, tired of working for someone else, we are good at what we are doing and host of other reasons. We may be good at few things related to the business. However, when it comes to finance, most of us lacks the basic knowledge […]


The rise of Chinese heavy equipment manufacturing businesses

These days when we talk about Chinese businesses, we immediately envision cheap Chinese textiles, plastic toys, apparels, shoes and electronics. But slowly and steadily Chinese heavy industrial businesses are increasing their foothold and China is sending away the low-end export manufacturing to other countries such as India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Bangladesh. Chinese exports, more specifically […]


Buying online and overseas make sense and save money in South Korea

South Koreans are finding that shopping online outside the country can save money for them even after paying international shipping, insurance, import duties and waiting for a longer time to get merchandize delivered. Some are reporting that they can save over $600 on a television set buying online and abroad. Most of the items like […]


International mail forwarders from a US address

Written by USA2Me.com If you normally travel a lot for business trips and often have to move around the country or abroad, it could be convenient to opt for an international mail forwarding service. This could also be an option if your company is located abroad but has subsidiaries or businesses within the USA. Basically […]


Ground power units and aircraft

Written by Start Pac Turbine starting as well as an airplane starting unit have a lot more in common than you think. Rather, these things are quite intertwined in such a way that when a plane is not in flight, or when it is on the ground, it relies on ground power units so ground […]


Business Success with Swarovski jewelry

Written by Too Cute Beads Swarovski crystals have been around since 1895, that’s over a century of maintained quality and successful business. Swarovski has also enabled several other businesses to flourish with the aid of its products. Jewelers, artisans and crafters have been able to bank on Swarovski’s reputation to start their own business and […]


Collecting licensing fees for intellectual property

The San Diego, California based Qualcomm, the global leader of manufacturing and selling mobile communications chips is accusing some small Chinese manufacturers of not paying or don’t want to pay licensing fees. Chinese government on the other hand is investigating Qualcomm for allegedly violating antitrust regulation and for its monopolistic trading method related violations. Collecting […]




Fed upbeat on U.S. economy, cites strong job gains

By Michael Flaherty and Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding “at a solid pace” with strong job gains in a signal that the central bank remains on track with its plans to raise interest rates this year. The Fed repeated it would be “patient” in deciding when to raise benchmark borrowing costs from... [Read more]


North Korea denies hacking Sony

By Jack Kim and Steve Holland SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea has said U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were “groundless slander,” and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States. The United States stands by its assertion that North Korea was to blame, a White House National Security Council (NSC) spokesman... [Read more]


Europe markets pull back on FX settlement after Japan stocks climb

By Lionel Laurent LONDON (Reuters) – European shares and core bond yields fell on Wednesday, bucking a strong performance in Japan, with bank stocks under pressure following a landmark $3.4 billion settlement over allegations of price-fixing in currency markets. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 equity index was down 0.6 percent at 0852 GMT, while the STOXX Europe 600 banks index was down more... [Read more]


Want to get back into stocks? Check junk spreads first

By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) – A positive vibe returned to the U.S. stock market Friday, leaving some to wonder if, after two weeks of losses, the latest selloff scare was over. The best clues may come from what happens to low-quality corporate bonds. The most recent decline in the S&P 500 marks the third time in six months that the market has looked wobbly and threatened a significant... [Read more]


Exclusive: Microsoft CEO Nadella to visit China amid antitrust probe – source

By Gerry Shih and Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is set to visit China in late September, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday, as the Chinese government conducts an antitrust investigation into the world's largest software company. It is not clear if Nadella, who took over as Microsoft CEO in February, will meet with... [Read more]