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E.U. Whiskey Tariffs Are Lifted, But the Industry is Still On the Rocks

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  The whiskey market is eager for a return to form. In 2018, in response to the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs targeting the E.U. and ordered by former President Donald Read more

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Data Privacy Lawsuits Sweeping the Healthcare and Tech Sectors and What They Mean for the Industry
December 7, 2022

Data privacy lawsuits have rapidly increased in the healthcare and technology sectors in recent years, in part due to the increasing demand for access to sensitive medical data as well as the emergence of innovative products and services that rely on personal information. Since these attacks have occurred, companies have been forced to rethink […]

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Legalized Sports Betting Could Benefit the US Economy
December 7, 2022

Sports betting has continued to explode in the U.S. despite the reticence of many states to legalize the practice. One of the benefits cited by proponents of legalized sports betting is the tax revenue that states are able to collect. A recent piece in D Magazine analyzed just how much a state like Texas […]

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Will the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Revenue Continue Through the Rest of the Holiday Season?
December 7, 2022

This year, retailers kicked off the holiday season early with deals beginning prior to Thanksgiving weekend. The encouragement from retailer sales to have consumers begin their holiday shopping early, has made some impact with this year breaking record revenue over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales prove positive in predicting […]

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E.U. Whiskey Tariffs Are Lifted, But the Industry is Still On the Rocks
January 21, 2022

The whiskey market is eager for a return to form. In 2018, in response to the U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs targeting the E.U. and ordered by former President Donald Trump, the European Commission imposed a retaliatory 25% tariff on some key American goods, including U.S. distilled bourbon and whiskey. The popular aged American […]

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Could Tariffs Put a Damper on Holiday Spending?
December 11, 2019

A new round of tariffs are set to go into effect on Sunday, December 15th on $160 billion worth of Chinese consumer goods. Many of these products are popular holiday items, such as computers, cell phones, clothing and toys. Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern discuss the impact this could have on the retail industry […]

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The Roboticist Chronicles: Talking Tariffs, Subsidies, and Free Market Capitalism
October 22, 2019

Tariffs and subsidies are a hot topic at the moment, with global trade affecting the market each day. But who exactly are tariffs hurting and helping? Dan Allford, president and founder of ARC Specialties, delivers his perspective on this episode of The Roboticist Chronicles. Allford, a proponent of a global free market, described how […]

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Nut News: At 2018 Crop Year-End, Prices Are on the Rise
September 3, 2019

Nut News: At 2018 Crop Year-End, Prices Are on the Rise With global demand for almonds strong, prices are on the rise as 2018’s crop year, which just ended July 31, saw record high numbers shipped out and record low numbers of carryout inventory. On today’s episode of Nut News, Bob Nunes, CEO for […]

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China Says No More U.S. Agriculture: Business Casual
August 9, 2019

Farmers in the United States got some bad news this week as the Chinese Commerce Ministry announced that China will no longer be buying American agricultural products. As the trade war between the U.S. and China continues to drag on, the growing question is whether or not American farmers can continue to endure it. […]

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The U.S. Treasury Designates China a Currency Manipulator: What Comes Next?
August 6, 2019

Retailers and agriculture professionals are paying close attention to the ongoing developments in the China-U.S. trade war. The United States Treasury on Monday declared China a currency manipulator, which the Asian nation steadfastly rejected. The recent round of tariffs on $300 million on Chinese goods set to begin on Sept. 1 triggered China to devalue […]

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What to Know About the Latest Round of Tariffs on Chinese Goods
August 5, 2019

A new set of tariffs on Chinese goods has the retail industry in a state of unease. President Donald Trump on Thursday announced a new set of tariffs that will go into effect Sept. 1. The policy will add an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese goods. Toymakers could be particularly affected by […]

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U.S. and China Trade War, and Why Experts Disagree on its Impact
July 31, 2019

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China continues to make an impact on businesses even beyond the two nations’ borders. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are currently meeting with Chinese diplomats in Shanghai to find a resolution. Until an agreement is reached though, businesses and consumers […]

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The Winners and Losers of America’s Trade War with China
May 17, 2019

The ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China have the business world in a state of flux. Uncertainty is a condition in which no business wants to be in and in some cases, this uneasiness can shutter companies. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Adjunct Professor Phil Levy specializes in trade strategy. He […]

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