Archive for the ‘Global Economic News’ Category

Private label is starting to defeat bigger brands

2018 is going to see a massive upswing in factory direct eCommerce brands from Asia into the US. Factories are hiring and investing top tier US-based eCommerce talent and agencies and building their own direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, armed with the knowledge of what is hot and what is selling – essentially the Amazon Private Label […]

Bitcoin Bubble will burst and should be banned according to Nobel Laureate

Is bitcoin a bubble? Another tulip mania? According to Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize Winner for Economics – it is absolutely – you’ve heard that before but here are some of the details: 1. Bitcoin is primarily for illicit activities – Who would use bitcoin ? Primarily for funding or trading illicit activities – eventually […]

Private labels change retail landscape

Bloomberg posted an article about the retail apocalypse that is being fueled by no-name brands. Another factor affecting this is the fast-changing fashion trends. This may be a reason that off price chains such as TJMAXX, Burlington, Ross have all seen growth when malls are going away. People aren’t not into brand names, people still […]

Wozniak: Horrible Problems in the Cloud

Steve Wozniak Cloud Computing

Cloud based computing has already begun to take over as businesses seek means to reduce costs, free up storage space and not have to maintain expensive pieces of hardware, and with its fast degree of success – there seems to be no stopping cloud computing. One computer legend though has reservations about the switch to […]

How Much Money Did the Dark Knight Rises Make

How Much Money Did the Dark Knight Rises Make

Dark Knight Rises Box Office Sales The Dark Knight was a large box office success when it debuted in 2008. Introducing the market to a drastically darker tone for their super hero movies that had seen a rising fan base in recent years, the film was pushed over the top upon the tragic end of […]

Earth Book 2012

earth book 2012

Earth Book 2012 is a project launched by the WWF ( Worldwide fund for nature). Its aim is to raise awareness of the impact we are having on planet earth, and to let those in power know what the earth means to average people. It is a catalogue of photos and stories submitted by people […]

Share the Wealth

share the wealth

Economics Wiki has been making a large push in the past several weeks on our social media presence. Creating Facebook pages, an official Twitter account, and encouraging all visitors to share their favorite posts on all possible websites, we want the knowledge of economics, which drives the world, to be available to everyone. It is […]

The River Season 2

the river season 2

The River television show found itself as a midseason replacement on ABC in February and instantly began getting noticed by viewers. The show focused on elements of fear and wonder to captivate viewers and push them on to each week.  Will There Be a Season 2 for The River Following the premise of a show […]

The Avengers Hits the Box Office

avenegers box office sales

Walt Disney saw a few blockbuster flops in 2011, but early into 2012 it has already struck gold with the release of “The Avengers.” Record breaking sales globally and in the US market, the movie that released to months of heavy hype and a large fanbase is still filling up theaters.   “The Avengers” features […]

How to Use Pinterest

Pinterest SEO

Pinterest is an interesting new social media website that allows users to create virtual pin boards and then “pin” their favorite pictures to their pin boards. Each board can be categorized based on what kind of pictures you have the intention of “pinning” to it, just like a real-life pin board.   The popular topics […]