The e-commerce market is developing rapidly. Online shopping is growing considerably quicker than brick-and-mortar stores. It is no surprise that online retailers are sure to dominate the market as well as influence consumers in the near future. Small firms that are engaged in e-commerce and carved out their niche only regionally can suddenly become market leaders. Experts distinguish three small-cap companies that are set to boom in the foreseeable future
Scientists make new predictions about the future of humankind every year. Some of their forecasts come true. Other ideas come to nothing. Let us remember the prophecies of scientists made last year and see which of them actually came to fruition
When markets are gripped by high volatility, investors are caught between a rock and a hard place: which currency should they bet on - the euro or the US dollar? Investors have to pick a proper funding currency. It is a means of payment necessary to open carry trades in emerging markets. In other words, funding currencies are used to exchange against the asset currency. Most investors are leaning towards the US currency
According to a Bloomberg study of developing markets, some countries showed a relatively good performance last year. This means that these economies may well be included in the ranking of developed countries in the near future. Based on 11 indicators of economic and financial performance, 17 developing markets are set to mitigate the damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic almost immediately. Thus, 2021 could open up doors to a brighter future for them.
Nowadays, digital technologies allow people to achieve high efficiency of business processes. However, the team of analysts at Accenture Technology suggests that the world is approaching the post-digital era when the use of latest technologies becomes widespread. Experts warn that when this happens, it would leave many business industries uncompetitive. Therefore, in order to stay aloft, companies will have to look for new competitive advantages. Read about the five tech trends that will become an integral part of the post-digital age according to Accenture Technology
Humanity has always sought to make impossible things become possible. Some of the most bizarre and ambitious projects have already been part of our everyday life. Curiously enough, not so long ago, these things were the products of the wild imagination of some sci-fi authors and cinema blockbusters. Experts are confident that this trend will only strengthen in the near future. So, let us find out the top-8 fantastic things that have become the objects of high demand nowadays
The coronavirus pandemic has forced almost all countries to look for the most efficient ways to combat the virus spread. Japan has become one of the few countries that have logged the lowest death rate from the coronavirus. Curiously enough, Japan did not introduce a nationwide lockdown as well as it did not conduct mass testing like its neighbors. Yet, the country is handling the pandemic quite effectively. Find out what approach Japan uses to curb the pandemic in our photo gallery
The travel industry has been one of the hardest hit by the corona crisis. Curiously, the pandemic has showcased new opportunities which have been spotted by ambitious investors. The odds are that in 2021, the hospitality industry will be able to break away from the ailing sector to the thriving one. Read the article to get to know brand-new trends in the travel industry
The crypto industry has been developing nonstop. Hence, novice traders and investors find it difficult to adjust their strategies and portfolios to abrupt trend changes. Crypto experts point out 5 digital assets to offer lucrative investment opportunities in February. One of them, Ethereum, is the second popular cryptocurrency. Others are less popular, albeit having evident bullish prospects
Since Joe Biden's inauguration, the US stock indexes have been hitting new record highs. Almost every day US stocks conquer new peaks. As the stock market remains bullish, there are many novice traders who have just started investing their capital in stocks. In this article, you will find out which companies have become especially popular among beginners. In the near future, these companies are likely to be on the list of the biggest gainers.
The art of photography is a stunning achievement of our time. Photo editing features open up the whole world of new opportunities for creative people. However, only few can take wonderful photos that need no Photoshop. These people are the true masters of their craft. Let us take you on a journey to the world of photography. Discover the works and biographies of female photographers who managed to capture important moments of life from unusual angles with us
Successful and efficient companies value their employees who work every day to ensure financial stability and sustainable growth. However, sometimes, there are some team members that diminish productivity and spoil a positive work atmosphere. As a result, the whole team feels pressurized due to only one employee. In such a situation, employers may either dismiss a difficult employee or find a special approach to that person based on his/her personality type. Read about the main types of difficult employees in our article