The Emerging Market Consumer Leads The Way

The US’s National Intelligence Council came up with a study titled “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds”. It is surprisingly cheerful report, which is odd as intelligence agencies rarely adopt a sunny perspective on the world. While the NIC’s report does address a lot of threats; such as cyber-sabotage and nuclear holocaust, it holds firm in the belief that the one thing that will make a difference economically is the strengthening of the middle class. […]

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The Emerging Market Consumer Leads The Way

The US’s National Intelligence Council came up with a study titled “Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds”. It is surprisingly cheerful report, which is odd as intelligence agencies rarely adopt a sunny perspective on the world. While the NIC’s report does address a lot of threats; such as cyber-sabotage and nuclear holocaust, it holds firm in the belief that the one thing that will make a difference economically is the strengthening of the middle class. […]

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Companies from Emerging Markets Take on Developed Countries

It was in 2009 when Mexican company Grupo Bimbo became a baking giant, as they bought part of Weston Foods for $2.3 billion. The acquisition made them the biggest baking company in US soil – a feat they topped a couple of years later when they bought Sarah Lee’s American baking operations for $960 million. For the past few months, they’re trying to further strengthen their foothold in the industry; by trying to acquire what’s left of Hostess Brands’ bread business, as the once iconic pastry company starts to close its business. […]

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