Content about Globalization

August 28, 2013

Urbi et Orbi (The City and The World): The phrase is not just the theme of an annual speech from the Pope, but also summarizes what’s taking place in retail across North America: urbanization and globalization.

Urbi et Orbi (The City and The World): The phrase is not just the theme of an annual speech from the Pope, but also summarizes what’s taking place in retail across North America: urbanization and globalization.  

July 12, 2013

The growing appeal of smaller format stores and the increasing number of international moves by emerging market retailers are two of the key trends revealed in the Accenture Globalization Index, Quarter One 2013.

New York -- The growing appeal of smaller format stores and the increasing number of international moves by emerging market retailers are two of the key trends revealed in the Accenture Globalization Index, Quarter One 2013.

April 19, 2013

McDonald's Corp. reported that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose about 1% to $1.27 billion, from $1.26 billion last year.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Friday that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose about 1% to $1.27 billion, from $1.26 billion last year. Total revenue also rose 1%, to $6.6 billion from $6.5 billion.

Same-store sales dipped, however, impacted said McDonald’s by a tightened eating-out environment during the quarter.

At home, same-store sales dipped 1.2%.

October 24, 2012

By Alex Evans and Andrew Rees, L.E.K. Consulting

By Alex Evans and Andrew Rees, consumerproducts@lek.com

June 26, 2012

By Nancy Chisholm, Tyco Retail Solutions

By Nancy Chisholm, nchisholm@tyco.com

April 30, 2008

To compete with online giants that have international reach, Wal-Mart Stores launched an e-commerce...