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12 month after US sports betting was legalized, what have we learnt?

May 25, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, EMERGING TRENDS, CULTURE & LIFESTYLEComments (0)

It’s been almost 12 months to the day since the U.S. sports betting industry received the biggest possible shot in the arm from the Supreme Court. On May 14, 2018, the Supreme Court ruled against the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA). This federal sports betting legislation prevented any state but Nevada …

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5 Best Card Readers For A Small Business

April 21, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Personal FinanceComments (0)

Looking for a way to drive sales and overcome the hassle of payment processing? Well, a good card reader can make all the difference. It won’t only make it easier for you to take card payments but it will also give your business an upper edge in today’s

How Political Leaders can Increase and Regulate the Number of Full-time Jobs Amidst the Threats Posed by the Future of Work

April 21, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Judith Bessant This article explains why and how political leaders can act to increase and regulate the number of full-time jobs amidst the threats posed by the future of work. By doing this, governments can avert the global warming crisis while securing

Agriculture, WTO, Trade Liberalisation, and Food Security Challenges in the Developing Countries

April 15, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, World DevelopmentComments (1)

By Kalim Siddiqui The agriculture sector plays a historic and integral role in the socioeconomic development of the country – it has a significant contribution to the per-capita income of both industrialised and developing nations and has helped in shaping

Zakat and Eco-fashion

April 13, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Randi Swandaru As the fashion business grows and as the interminable need of human beings to respond to fast fashion continuously thrives, the clothing industry has become the second largest pollutants releasing industry in the world – it leaves

Development Path of the Contemporary Non-Western World

April 12, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, International LawComments (0)

By Guanghua Yu This note argues that the logic underlying the open access order is not the only way of economic and human development in the contemporary non-Western world.   Douglass C. North, John Joseph Wallis, and Barry R. Weingast divide countries

How To Expand Into Fast-Growing, Mobile Optimised Emerging Markets – Fast

February 20, 2019 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Frontier Markets, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

A conversation with Andre de Wet CEO and Founder, 2ndBase   From start-ups to different heights of business, 2ndBase helps the world’s top tech companies expand into emerging markets. As they work on the premise that you know your business and

Uber: Pressure to Perform

February 19, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, Commentary, Global Capital Markets, Strategies for the Changing WorldComments (0)

By John Colley News that Uber’s 2018 third quarter losses have widened to $1.1 Bn with slowing sales growth, are signs of a much more difficult future for ride hailing. The concept of low cost, easily summonsed, responsive taxi services provided by part

Corruption and Economic Mismanagement in Developing Countries

February 14, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, In-depthComments (0)

By Kalim Siddiqui Corruption is a considerable challenge for Governments especially in the developing countries. It has become more serious over the last twenty-five years or so with globalisation and deregulation, which have led to an increased reliance on

2019: Year of the App Bubble Crash? How History Repeats Itself.

February 14, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Digital Transformation, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

By John Colley “When it comes to investment markets, history has a habit of repeating itself again and again and again…” 2000 was remembered as the year that the dot-com bubble burst sending significant numbers of businesses to the wall. It also