Adidas strategy to grow is “to be the first fast sports company in the sporting goods industry”. The company is digitalizing its entire supply chain – from design to distribution – to achieve this goal. Can Adidas be successful in this endeavor? What does it take to become the “Zara of the sport industry”?
Hubble Contacts is a fast-growing startup company that sells contact lenses as a subscription offering. Will its reliance on a manufacturer in Taiwan affect its growth prospects during the Trump Administration?
How will Indonesia’s ore export ban impact the world’s largest gold mine and second largest copper mine, Freeport-McMoRan’s copper concentrate supply chain, and the global base metals market?
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.
How NextEra Energy, America’s largest renewable energy developer, can continue to decarbonize the U.S. grid despite looming trade tariffs
Adidas’ new bets on localization, automation, and customization not only provide competitive advantage in the sportswear industry but may also help the company build resilience to more restrictive trade agreements.
As Isolationism makes global production difficult and policies unpredictable, Collaborative Robots could offer a bridge gap solution.
Impact of trade isolationism on Associated British Foods
With the rising protectionism in the world, where is Apple manufacturing its next iPhone? Would Apple be forced to price this already high-end device even more expensive? Or robots will help reduce the cost?
Growing trade isolationism in the U.S. is putting pressure on Apple to bring outsourced jobs back to American soil.