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 […]


New Apple Pay, your wallet without the wallet

At the iPhone 6 Apple event on September 9, 2014, Apple Inc. announced that on October 20, 2014 it will start a new service called “Apple Pay” in the United States. It is a mobile pay and digital wallet service that users can pay for retail and online purchase using many Apple devices. Major banking […]


The Importance of Marketing

By E21 Magic Media Every company needs a number of components working in its favor in order to succeed. Without a doubt, one of the most important ones is marketing. To put it simply, without quality marketing, you can have the best product or service in the world, but no one will ever know about […]


China’s global strategy in Africa is working

The United States and the Western Europe stayed away from the African continent since 1990s even though the continent was colonized by the West some centuries ago. Instead, the US set its sight on more strategic Middle East only to get involved in a costly war and get out of it without achieving its goals. […]


The Benefits of EDI Software

By Act Data Services, Inc. 1-800-ACT-DATA Every company these days takes advantage of software in every way possible. Many times the winner an industry comes down to which company is doing this the best. So it makes sense that you’d be attempting to do the same in order to stay ahead of your competition. Sadly, […]


Find Cash Register Manuals

Written by Cash Registers Online If you run a brick and mortar business, there are certain essential pieces of hardware you absolutely must have on hand in order to handle everyday functions. An obvious one would be cash register. Your point of sale would completely fall apart without one on hand. However, as you may […]




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]


Is Germany still the champion?

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A week on from its World Cup soccer victory, Germany may return to center stage, though this time not with fan celebrations but concerns over the health of Europe's economic motor. “We've seen a delayed impact of China and the Ukraine crisis,” said ING economist Carsten Brzeski. The Ukraine/Russia issue was already there.”... [Read more]


Intel loses court challenge against $1.4 billion EU fine

By Foo Yun Chee LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) – U.S. chipmaker Intel lost on Thursday its challenge against a record 1.06 billion euro ($1.44 billion) European Union fine handed down five years ago, as Europe's second highest court said regulators did not act too harshly. The European Commission in its 2009 decision said Intel tried to thwart rival Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) by giving rebates... [Read more]


Buffett defends Coke, BNSF at Berkshire annual meeting

By Luciana Lopez OMAHA, Nebraska (Reuters) – Warren Buffett on Saturday defended his recent controversial vote on executive pay at Coca-Cola Co and disappointing performance at railroad BNSF as investors grilled him on his Berkshire Hathaway Inc conglomerate at its annual shareholder meeting. The investment guru was peppered with questions at the meeting, part of a mostly festive weekend that... [Read more]