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Is This Where B2B Sales is Heading?

There was a good article in Forbes today that speaks to the real challenge facing organizations today as they attempt to continue searching for ways to increase sales while struggling with the changing environment of social media tools & customer engagement. We...

A Profile of China’s Big Business

This week's earnings announcement by Apple highlighted the importance of China in the world market. Their sales success in China this quarter has been hailed by some as the reason Apple was able to beat the numbers this quarter. From the earlier days when the term...

Spending on Corporate Training & Education in Global 5000 Companies

In previous posts, we have outlined the size and footprint of The Global 5000 set of companies. The combined revenue of this group of the largest enterprises in the world equates to approximately 2/3 of the world GDP.  They make most of the money in the business world...

A Global Metric for B2B Sales – how do your sales measure up?

As B2B companies look for areas of growth, going global and looking at emerging markets comes to the top of the list these days. The US economy has been on a good run from last year into 2012 but Europe is a big question mark.  Sizing up market estimates, sizes and...

American Airlines, Eastman Kodak and Facebook

Within a few short weeks the reports came out about 2 traditionalGlobal 5000 firms -- American Airlines and Eastman Kodak -- filed for bankruptcy. At the same time Facebook is filing for what is shpaing up to be one of the largest IPO's ever. None of this is exactly...

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