Articles in our Industry News Section

Maturing Technology Markets

An article posted on Yahoo business today was interesting in that it brought to light the concept that some technology markets have matured and technology based companies are starting to think about the business differently. This was about Samsung Electronics selling...

Vegas, baby – a look at the recovery from the recession

As everyone went thru the recession in 2008 / 2009 we read and experienced a number of industries and places that suffered. One of those was Las Vegas where tourism was down, housing and foreclosures sky rocketed and corporate travel to events and conferences were...

Going Global — how else are you going to grow?

As companies are finding business bouncing back from the recession, the next focus point is on growth. Having managed thru difficult times, pared back on hiring and found various ways to drive new productivity, businesses survived and most did well.  With that, there...

China Acquisition in Aerospace

One of the industry news items today was the announcement that China's AVIC (Aviation Industry of China) is in talks to buy a small US airplane market. This is interesting on many levels and truly shows how the world is changing -- lest anyone thought we are really...

Unemployment, Productivity Improvement and Global 5000 Companies

The economy appears to be getting better .. albeit in fits & starts ... and corporations are reporting strong results on a year over year basis. Yet, there is still a high unemployment rate in many countries. Some argue that real job growth will be the result of...

Global 5000 Companies Update — M&A activity changes the picture

One of the things we do with The Global 5000 companies database, is to keep track of the acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, acquisitions and bankruptcies of the companies.  As we have seen, the past couple of years saw a fair number of Chapter 11 reporting.  We are...

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