The New Multinationals: Small, Micro and Solo Businesses Driving the Next Wave of Globalization

Small Business Labs

  They’ve also made it much easier for global customers and suppliers to find, connect and do business with one another.   The global middle class reached 3 billion in 2015 and could surpass 4 billion by 2021 ,  And as we recently pointed out , this surging middle class is happening mostly in Asia and other developing regions of the world. Globalization and international trade was once driven almost exclusively by large multinational corporations. No longer.

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Retail And Consumer Goods: The Next AI Frontier

Dumb Little Man

AI has all the data on sales patterns and supplier speed. By 2021, AI will handle more and more customer interactions, growing by an estimated 400% from today’s levels. When was the last time you walked into a store and they were out of what you needed? It happens less and less these days as the supply chain becomes increasingly managed by computer algorithms known as artificial intelligence.

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