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US Commerce Chief Comments on Canadian Trade Relations

US Commerce Chief Comments on Canadian Trade Relations

On Saturday, the US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross issued a strict message directly to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau regarding what Ross calls “inappropriate” threats of “retaliatory action” against United States tariffs on imports of softwood lumber. In a statement, Ross said, “The Department of Commerce’s recent preliminary decision to […]

Employers in U.S. Added 156,000 New Jobs During August

Employers in U.S. Added 156,000 New Jobs During August

Job growth in the United States slowed during August as companies added just 156,000 new jobs, but enough that it suggests most businesses are still confident in the economy nine years after beginning it recovery from the 2008 recession. The rate of unemployment moved up to 4.4% from July’s 4.3% […]

Latest Business Modernization Strategies

Latest Business Modernization Strategies

For businesses in today’s fast-paced, globally driven economy, modernization is essential. Businesses have to face immense competition, and even mid-sized organizations have to remain competitive with large-scale corporations. There are pervasive challenges faced by businesses, including talent shortages and slim budgets, leaving them to find smarter, more efficient ways to […]

Holiday Gift Returns May Become Part of Your Local Dump

Holiday Gift Returns May Become Part of Your Local Dump

Five billion pounds of holiday gifts will end up being thrown in the trash, according to tech company Optoro that helps big retailers manage returns. The returns are not only unfriendly for the environment but they are very costly for retailers. Each year, approximately $380 billion in goods are returned […]

Venezuelan Chaos Could Grow Much Worse

Venezuelan Chaos Could Grow Much Worse

As Venezuela sinks further into chaos the country has large bills that are coming due and it still has not paid other debts due several weeks ago. PDVSA the state-operated oil company paid $900 million to its bondholders, but another $350 million is still owed, from earlier in the month. […]