The era of easy money is ending, and the world is bracing for shocks

Mere days ago, in what feels like a different era now, the biggest thing that people in control of money appeared to fear was complacency. Stock markets in the United States were surging, enthralled by the regulation-slashing, tax-shrinking predilections of President Trump. Every major economy in the world was expanding, writes Guest Author Peter Goodman  … More The era of easy money is ending, and the world is bracing for shocks

Syngenta completes acquisition of Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

Nidera Seeds is an important player in the South American seeds market, diversified across crops, with a pool of proprietary germplasm and a relevant presence in key South American countries including Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. These capabilities will enhance Syngenta’s ability to be competitive in seeds and bring more value to its customers. Erik … More Syngenta completes acquisition of Nidera Seeds from COFCO International

U.S.-China trade deficit hits record, fuelling Trade Fight

The United States trade deficit with China climbed to its highest level on record in 2017, a trend that could prompt the Trump administration toward tougher trade actions in the coming months. The gap between Chinese goods imported to the United States and American goods exported to China rose to USD 375.2 billion last year, … More U.S.-China trade deficit hits record, fuelling Trade Fight

Macy’s launches pop-up marketplaces in its stores

Macy’s is opening its doors to pop-ups in a new marketplace concept called “The Market @ Macy’s.” The programme gives pods of space to a handful of brands and companies on Macy’s ground floor to promote or sell their products. It is aimed at giving Macy’s customers more variety to their shopping and the Cincinnati-based … More Macy’s launches pop-up marketplaces in its stores

ART-CHERIE projects over the past six months

Report on the second Technical Meeting in London on January 18-19, 2018 and state-of-the-art of the projects   The second technical meeting of the ART -CHERIE project aimed to discuss the first draft outline of the e-learning units that the University of the Arts London is currently developing, and as well as the digitalisation process … More ART-CHERIE projects over the past six months