How do global brands thrive in an era of isolationism and protectionism? For Nike, the answer is lobbying, automation and reshoring.
Restrictive trade policies and associated limitations on capital flows will inhibit the ability of banks, such as JPMorgan Chase, to effectively provide capital, make financial markets, and facilitate commerce within and across national boundaries.
A Ford insight in the context of the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Despite making marginally positive contributions to African economies, MNC’s have historically followed the trend of our colonial masters but are now beginning to feel the pinch…
After a complaint from Boeing, the Department of Commerce imposed a 300% import tariff on Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier’s brand-new C-Series aircraft, effectively shutting them out of the U.S. market. Bombardier’s response? To partner up with Airbus and produce the same planes in Airbus’s facilities in the U.S. Now Boeing finds itself fighting two fully coordinated adversaries in different fronts, and Airbus is preparing itself for a very promising war of attrition.
GE Aviation bets on 3D-printing to overcome trade barriers.
The major US airlines, Delta, American and United, are trying to shut out their Middle Eastern rivals from accessing US markets by appealing to Trump’s protectionist agenda. Instead, they should focus on winning the market with a superior product, service and price.
When President Trump walked away from the Trans-Pacific Partnership to put America First, the biggest loser was the people of Vietnam. But the Vietnamese government has other means to integrate into global supply chains.
Growing trade isolationism in the U.S. is putting pressure on Apple to bring outsourced jobs back to American soil.
Is Jaguar Land Rover, the UK’s largest auto manufacturer, heading for a car crash? Jaguar’s integrated supply chain is set to face massive disruption as uncertainty reigns over Britain’s relationship with the EU.