Opportunities Abound on Alibaba, China’s Giant Online Marketplace
China’s e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is one super-sized sales and profit opportunity for businesses from all over the globe. Bottom line: The online platform allows access to 1.4 billion potential buyers in China.
Will the 21st Century be the African Century?
Eight of the world’s 15 fastest growing economies are in Africa. Many of these countries have made commitments to broad market-based reforms, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. This has, in turn, attracted the attention of businesses from around the world, including China, Europe and, increasingly, the United States.
Recovery Program Takes on Addiction in the Workforce and is Winning
Mission builds relationships with businesses and produces dedicated workers who restart their job experiences with all the right tools for employee and employer success.
Training for High Tech Classrooms, Companies Bridge Gap Between School, Life
A tech-savvy workforce to meet the growing demand for skilled workers must be mobilized, and it's a task that colleges and universities can't take on alone. As thousands of jobs go unfilled, a major public-private collaborative effort is under way to train high-tech workers.
‘Joy, Inc.’ Offers Blueprint for Energy, Vision and Commitment
Richard Sheridan's "Joy, Inc." is a blueprint in book form for what your company or the company you call home could be with the kind of energy, vision and commitment the Menlo Innovations CEO describes in detail.
Pro Sports Scores Big, But Economic Benefits Still In Review
Pro sports tourism in Michigan can make an estimated economic impact of $70 million a year, experts say. But many also question the industry's real economic benefit. As a new hockey stadium moves forward in Detroit, our story from December 2013 looks at the pros and cons of the sector