Tag: imports


February US retail imports to see larger drop amid coronavirus

With coronavirus causing longer Lunar New Year shutdowns of factories in China, imports at major US retail container ports are expected to see a sharper-than-usual drop this month, according to the Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. “February is historically a slow month for imports because of Lunar New Year and the lull between retailers’ holiday season and summer, but this is

Strategic management expert on UK triggering Article 50

In view of yesterday’s politics, it’s no wonder there is much discussion on what the future holds for the UK and the European Union member states. Christian Stadler, a Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School, today made the following statement in view of the triggering of Article 50:“Some industries can expect job growth, the ones with a strong consumer market here for example. These firms may have worries