International Business

Monopolies: an erosion of free market economy

In the modern world, the economic system that has totally prevailed is free market capitalism. Over the last centuries, no other system has been proven to be more efficient, free and just. Based on the premise of free choice and free exchange of goods and services under capitalism, the output has been maximized, unprecedented wealth […]

Luxury in Times of Covid-19: How Should Brands React to Global Pandemic?

Every year brings a long list of challenges and new trends in the business world, forcing companies to adapt quickly to new situations. However this year, perhaps more than any other year before,  people and businesses are staring at the future, hoping to gain insights into what would be the the “new normal”. The Covid-19 […]

Monopolies: an erosion of free market economy

In the modern world, the economic system that has totally prevailed is free market capitalism. Over the last centuries, no other system has been proven to be more efficient, free and just. Based on the premise of free choice and free exchange of goods and services under capitalism, the output has been maximized, unprecedented wealth […]

Luxury in Times of Covid-19: How Should Brands React to Global Pandemic?

Every year brings a long list of challenges and new trends in the business world, forcing companies to adapt quickly to new situations. However this year, perhaps more than any other year before,  people and businesses are staring at the future, hoping to gain insights into what would be the the “new normal”. The Covid-19 […]

Small businesses and e-commerce: A difficult undertaking

During the past months, and especially after the outbreak of the Coronavirus, the trend of online shopping has increased a lot. Because of the restriction measures and the consecutive lockdown decisions, it has been made easier and more preferable to shop online. Not only the fashion industry, but also supermarkets, toy stores, pharmacies and cosmetic […]

A sneak peek into the world of 5G Network

More and more countries are getting into the world of 5G network. This new kind of technology is here to replace its predecessor, the 4G network. According to the current data, the average speed of 5G fluctuates from 150 to 200 Mbps and it can reach the incredible number of 1Gbps. Practically, this means that […]

Have you heard of Christmas Depression?

For the most people, Christmas is intertwined in our minds with images, emotions but also with family moments that are carefree and tender. The magic of Christmas creates a sense of euphoria and optimism while people remember their childhood years with nostalgia. In contrast to the social, festive and happy profile of Christmas, which is […]

Big tech censorship as a threat to free speech and democracy

In today’s society, social media play a significant role on our everyday lives. They provide the digital space where we meet each other, make friends and even enemies, share our experiences, thoughts and ideas, discuss and debate, have fun and enjoy the most extended public network that connects humanity. Billions of people are connected every […]

Is it time for an unprecedented global debt relief?

A little more than a decade after the 2008 financial crisis that shocked the global economy leading to unprecedented recession, unemployment, banking chaos and debt insecurity seemed to be back to normal. Global GDP has been rising ever since, international trade was up, the financial system regained its stability and credibility and the economies around […]

Dominant market position: when a firm holds it and how it can abuse it

When does a company hold a dominant position in the market? How can it abuse its dominant position? According to economic theory, companies with a very high market share are called dominant in their markets. The existence of a dominant position results from the contribution of many factors which, taken individually, might not be decisive. […]

Financial Derivatives: Opportunities and dangers

Derivatives are one of the most modern types of financial instruments. They first appeared in the 19th century, while they were fully structured in the international markets during the 20th century, initially in the United States. Derivatives, by definition, comprise financial securities with values reliant upon, or derived from, an underlying asset or a group […]

Digitalization… a new era!

A few years ago, a new “trend” emerged as a number of entities, enterprises, innovation hubs etc. introduced a ground-breaking practice: online events; instead of holding actual physical events like meetings, trainings or interviews, they organized the activities as online-events. It wasn’t the best way to attend such an activity, but at least it would […]