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Import Cross-Border Ecommerce
Despite a few upbeat presentations by select shippers, the NARS (North American Rail Shippers) 2016 Annual Meeting was fairly muted as railroad executives set a more somber tone on the state of the industry, which is experiencing hundreds of parked l
Wearable Technologies: Wearable device vendors were out in force at CES trying to leverage China’s fitness craze showing off their newest smartwatches and wristbands designed primarily for sports activities.
Bauma Activity Beats Expectations
Walking the floor at the China Franchise Expo (held in Chengdu, China, March 12-13), OTR Global found large crowds gathered for presentations by Yum Brands Inc.’s KFC and high interest in KFC franchising opportunities among Exp
In four days of discussions with natural products suppliers at the Natural Products Expo West 2016 trade show in Anaheim, OTR Global learned details about a range of natural and mainstream retailers and distributors:
Security Momentum Remains Strong
Qualcomm: Strong Line Up for Snapdragon 820
- Athletic footwear dominated; ADS GR, NKE, KER FP's Puma most clearly benefiting from lifestyle-driven trend
- Bohemian looks still major trend for women, though customers swapping out ankle boots for lifestyle sneakers, creating continued challenges for fashion footwear category