Cross-border commerce has had the run of its life this past 2021. With year-over-year growth of over 10% - according to UNCTAD’s Global Trade Update report, released on 19 May - 2021 has been a record high year for international commerce. Truth be told, most of the cross-border commerce was boosted by a combination of the pandemic backlash against local and traditional
"Let's not waste this summer" is the name of the new Coca-Cola campaign and with that slogan, the soft drink giant is focusing its biggest campaign of the year entirely on recycling and sustainability. Preventing litter With this new campaign, the brand wants to create awareness about litter. It thereby adds a deeper meaning to the theme ‘Let's not waste this summer’.
According to INSEE, a French statistics agency, the confidence levels of consumers in France have risen faster than expected for the month of May. The levels have now beaten the forecast and reached the highest level of the year. At the same time, the second largest economy is still recovering from all of the anti-government protests. The agency mentioned that an increase of
There was an increase of 11 percent during the first six months of 2018 when looking at the e-commerce growth of the Nordic countries. They now have made online purchases worth 10 billion euros, of which more than 40 percent comes from the Swedish consumer (4.12 billion euros). It is followed by Denmark (2.49 billion euros), Norway (2.24 billion euros), and finally Finland
According to an article in the Swiss Handelszeitung, the Swiss use their debit card the most, while small purchases in-store are most often paid in cash. This is a conclusion from a research made by the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and the University of St. Gallen. Looking at the numbers, 37 percent of all expenses are paid by debit card, while 36 percent is