Dun & Bradstreet Logo

Global Trends articles

What’s Next for Cuba? Trump is the Wild Card

by Michelle Campbell

January 25, 2017

cuba

Within a three-week period in November 2016, Cubans began to assess the possible impact of two major events on their ...

Italian Banks: In the Eye of the Storm

by Daniele Fraietta

January 20, 2017

unicredit bank

The Italian banking sector has been under significant pressure since Brexit. In the months after the UK voted to leave ...

Sweden Puts Fresh Focus on Cleantech Businesses

by Oana Aristide

January 17, 2017

Wind-Turbines_FlickrCC-dahlstroms_12416171105_cf6ba208fc_o_1100px-01

Sweden has long been at the global forefront of environmentally friendly policies aimed at reducing climate-changing ...

UK CFOs Pessimistic about Brexit: Dun & Bradstreet Survey

by Markus Kuger

December 19, 2016

brexit

As 2016 comes to an end, the immediate fallout from the Brexit referendum has not had as big an impact on the UK as ...

Robots In, Humans Out: Automation in the Retail Arena

by Alexandra Biesada

December 15, 2016

Amazon Go

News that Amazon delivered its first package — weighing 4.7 pounds and containing a Fire TV Stick and bag of ...

Canada’s Infrastructure Plan Could Be Model for US

by Adam Morehouse

December 12, 2016

bridge construction

While US President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on many promises, one of the cornerstones of his “Make America Great ...

Economic Outlooks Diverge in Advanced and Emerging Countries

by Isaac Leung

December 6, 2016

Abidjan Ivory Coast

At least half of the world’s largest economies and key emerging economies are performing relatively well, according to ...

D&B: Risks to Global Businesses at Near-Record Levels

by Warwick Knowles

December 2, 2016

globe

Risks facing global businesses in late 2016 are at near-record levels, according to Dun & Bradstreet’s recently ...

BP Agrees to Spend $9 Billion on Major Gulf of Mexico Project

by Stuart Hampton

December 1, 2016

bp oil rig

What a difference an OPEC meeting makes. In late November 2016, after several months of on-and-off discussions, OPEC ...

Latin America’s Options as World Pivots to Protectionism

by Michelle Campbell

November 28, 2016

donald trump

At a time when antiglobalization rhetoric appears to be gaining international momentum, at least two of the leading ...

Page 1 of 4812345...Last »