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Why Planning for the Holidays Now is More Important Than Ever

With the vast majority of brick-and-mortar stores forced to close their doors due to the pandemic, 2020 has become a very challenging year for American retailers. However, retailers who leveraged e-commerce sales not only survived this difficult time – they thrived. With stay-at-home orders making consumers increasingly dependent on e-commerce purchases, those companies that adapted quickly

By |2020-10-05T17:21:16+00:00July 21st, 2020|

Post-Pandemic Resources for Small Businesses

Around the globe, COVID-19 has upended economic and social norms and expectations – and small businesses are paying a heavy price. Temporarily closed storefronts, reduced consumer demand for many goods and services, and widespread financial anxiety have generated the perfect storm to drive down the revenues of companies with limited cash reserves. Resources are

By |2020-11-11T19:57:08+00:00July 7th, 2020|

Creating Supply Chain Flexibility and Resilience

Your business's ability to reach new audiences and markets - and to deliver high-quality service to those it already serves - depends on the strength and resilience of your supply chain. A flexible supply chain that gives you options is clearly preferable to one that doesn't adapt and is prone to bottlenecks. But what does

By |2020-11-11T19:55:49+00:00June 23rd, 2020|

Survey Reveals COVID-19 Impact on International Trade

There are several factors currently impacting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the U.S. The biggest, of course, is the coronavirus (COVID-19), which has forced many businesses into survival mode.In addition to the current economic issues caused by the pandemic, there are other significant events in 2020, such as the U.S. presidential election and the

By |2020-11-11T19:56:54+00:00May 5th, 2020|

A Bright Light for Small Businesses: USMCA Implementation

Many businesses around the country are suffering due to the economic impacts from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Small businesses are especially being hit hard, with thousands in survival mode.However, there may be some light at the end of the tunnel. For example, the Small Business Association (SBA) is offering loans and other debt relief, as well

By |2020-11-11T19:50:51+00:00April 21st, 2020|

Going Global Should Be Part of Your 2019 Business Plan

If you are in e-commerce, you need to ensure that your 2019 business plan explores the potential of international sales and marketing. If you don’t at least evaluate your global opportunities, you risk falling behind your competition. You also could miss a critical chance to expand your sales exponentially. That’s because, as a DHL

By |2020-11-11T20:21:53+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Get More this Holiday Season by Giving Back

Good corporate citizenship is a year-round endeavor, but the holidays put your business’s social responsibility mission in the spotlight.  What role does and should your company play in the communities where you do business? What impact are you having on the environment, on the well-being of your employees and on the push for global

By |2018-11-26T23:33:30+00:00November 27th, 2018|
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