J. Reints

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A $108 billion deal just created a beer giant — here's how much of the world's supply it controls

The megamerger between the Budweiser maker Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, maker of Pilsner Urquel and Fosters among many others, is finally official.<p>AB InBev and SAB confirmed in regulatory filings on Wednesday that AB InBev was coughing up £71 billion ($108 billion), or £44 a share ($67), …

5 New R Packages for Data Scientists

by Joseph Rickert<p>One great beauty of the R ecosystem, and perhaps the primary reason for R’s phenomenal growth, is the system for contributing new …

How to Effectively Use Visual Storytelling in 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Show your product in a live setting to communicate its real-life use<p>Make your customers heroes and make your product their superpower.<p>Add "Pin it!" …

The future of social

I recently had the privilege of presenting at the International Advertising Association’s ‘What’s Coming Next?’ conference in London, alongside Sir …

Information, Intelligence, And The Internet Of Things Are Fundamentally Changing The Supply Chain

The digital economy is changing the game for supply chain customers. Value chains are shifting rapidly, while technology advancements are disrupting old-style operations. Additionally, traditional value chains are also on the move. Hardware Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are moving to …

Globalization Hasn’t Killed the Manufacturing Cluster

In today's global markets, companies have many choices to procure what they need to develop, build, and sell product. So who needs a manufacturing …

Manufacturing

What the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will mean for food prices, wages and medical tourism

While many of us head to beaches or backyard barbecues this weekend, negotiating teams from 12 nations will be busy working on perhaps the most …

Moore’s Law is 50 Years Old, but will it Continue?

It’s been 50 years since Gordon Moore, one of the founders of the microprocessor company Intel, gave us Moore’s Law. This says that the complexity of …

5 Misconceptions About Doing Business in Emerging Markets

When I founded my company five years ago, my mission was and still is, to bring global knowledge to some of the world's most exciting emerging markets. Today we organize the biggest global events in amazing countries like Serbia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, and, …

What does Growth in Emerging Markets mean for E-commerce?

When considering how to get ahead as an e-commerce business within an increasingly saturated market, the first logical notion that comes to mind is …

Diageo Falls as U.S. SEC Inquiry Compounds CEO’s Struggles

Diageo Plc fell after it said the Securities and Exchange Commission is looking into its distribution practices in the U.S., compounding the …

Better Decision Making with Objective Data is Impossible

“Our world is awash in data, and data is not the same thing as facts,” argues Boston College's Sam Ransbotham. “While data seems to promise …

Today’s Top Supply Chain and Logistics News From WSJ

Delivering up-to-the-minute news, analysis, interviews and explanatory journalism on logistics, supply-chain management, e-commerce and more<p>By<p>Paul Page<p><b>Sign up:</b> With one click, get this newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p><b>Welcome to another do-or-die week</b> for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade …

15 Essential Content Creation Apps You Need Right Now

Writing is your drawcard.<p>It’s the number one tool you have at your fingertips for marketing an online business.<p>So it needs to be good.<p>You need to …

Infographics

Three Ways To Add Bling To Your Blog

Blogging was once reserved for those who knew how to build and maintain a blogging platform. It wasn’t a user-friendly tool for expressing a brand message. Today, thanks to LinkedIn long-form publishing, we all have an opportunity to be bloggers without having to worry about the mechanics. All we …

Top Five Things You’re Doing Wrong With Transportation Bids - And What To Do About It

By Mike Hane | Director, Transportation Consulting<p>Technology has come a long way in recent years to improve the transportation bid experience. There …

What LinkedIn Means to Your B2B Company

It’s time. Social marketers in the B2B space must focus on LinkedIn as a social channel of prime importance.<p>Contemporary professionals move from job …

10 Things You Need To Know About the Recently Launched Amazon Competitor, Jet.com

Users of Amazon and customers of Costco and Sam’s Club are no strangers to club based retailers… the question is, however, are these same customers ready to introduce another merchant to their go-to-list of places to shop?<p>With Jet.com joining the ranks as the newest club based retailer, consumers …

How Google's Inbox Transformed the Way I Use Email

Google polarized the Gmail crowd when it released Inbox. For some, it was confusing and unhelpful. For others like myself, however, Inbox is a breath …

Productivity

Chinese economy concerns wipe $40bn off value of Apple

Fall in share price of world’s biggest company mirrored by slide in stocks in mining and commodity firms to their lowest level since market crash of 2008<p>Growing concerns about the health of the Chinese economy helped wipe $40bn off the value of Apple on Wednesday despite the company reporting a …

Stock Markets

We're Experiencing the Greatest Reshuffling of Income Since the Industrial Revolution

The period from the fall of the Berlin Wall to today represents not only the highest peak of globalization ever, but also the greatest reshuffle of personal incomes in the world since the Industrial Revolution. It is characterized, in brief, by the rebalancing of the relative income positions of …

Micrologistics Enables Shift from Hub-and-Spoke to Smaller Regional DCs

By 2017, 50% of manufacturers will explore the viability of micrologistics networks to enable the promise of accelerated delivery for select products …

Disrupted business: How IOT, cloud, and big data technology is impacting your value proposition to the market

Analysis: C-level briefing with Ashish Kumar Gupta, HCL Technologies : If you don’t disrupt yourself, someone else will<p>"When it comes to digital, I …

IBM Launches New Supply Chain Analytics Center in Singapore

<b>SINGAPORE - 16 Aug 2012:</b> IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) have collaborated to launch a new center dedicated to …

IBM

These Lego-Like Roads Are Made From Plastic Trash

“The concept is based on the use of all kinds of waste plastic, but mainly the part of the waste stream that doesn’t already have ‘high end’ …

Roads

Omni-Channel Retail: Isn’t It Really Just Commerce?

Omni-channel is arguably the hottest topic in retail today. The evolution that has occurred over the years has been impressive, if only from a naming …

Mountain Graph {gif}

Just playing around with some new ideas, this one turned out pretty wicked and wanted to share. Its all expression driven and the numerical values …

Amazon India will now deliver products on Sunday to addresses across 100 cities

Click here to view original web page at profit.ndtv.com<p>Amazon India will now deliver products on Sunday to addresses across 100 cities, the company …

Global businesses commonly centralise and consolidate logistics and supply chain management functions

Click here to view original web page at www.dealstreetasia.com<p>Global businesses commonly centralise and consolidate logistics and supply chain …