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Welcome to Macroeconomic Trends section.

This section of the platform is intended to keep you informed on macroeconomic trends and evolution inside sectors & industries. For your convenience Indices & Resources have been divided in:

   -> World
   -> Countries
   -> Sectors & Industries

In this way you can have a general picture of current macroeconomic scenario and an insight of countries and sectors according to your company activity.






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News & Trends
 

Last update 11 Aug 2022
Downturn in UK manufacturing as production and new orders contract
   Source: S&P Global /CIPS UK Manufacturing PMI   -  IHS Markit
United Kingdom 


Retail

The retail sector is always on the move. Whether this involves shopping centres, shops in inner city locations or at airports – trends change very quickly and the goods change just as rapidly too. To keep up with these developments, highly complex and process driven supply chains are needed. With our...

The Challenges in Global Supply Chain Management

To say that 2020 brought record global supply chain challenges would be a gross understatement. With COVID-19, trade wars, weather events, port congestion, and other significant upheavals, many companies saw more disr...


Education
 

Resources
 
Italpizza: Supply Chain digital transformation for the Italian leader in frozen pizza Italpizza

Company Italpizza was founded in 1991 in Castello di Serravalle, a small town over the “colli”, the hills surrounding Bologna, where in a few years has become the Italian leading company specialized in the...

RFx
Integrating Product, In formation and Financial Flows in the Returns Management Process

The strategic importance of managing return goods is gaining attention in the academic literature. Poorly managed processes can impact a company’s brand reputation, sustainability i mpact and profitability. Returns...