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INDIA: MOBIL – WEB TRAFFIC SECOND HIGHEST AFTER U.S.A.

The 40 million mobile-internet users in India have taken the mobile-web traffic to new heights, according to AdMob, a leading mobile advertising network. According to the latest data from AdMob, web traffic from mobile phones touched the 1.2-billion mark in March 2010, making India’s mobile-web traffic the second highest globally next to the US.  Mobile-web traffic reported a growth of ... Read More »

ICELAND’S SECOND CURSE: VOLCANO EXACERBATES GLOBAL UNCERTAINTIES

First Iceland’s banks defaulted on their debt and Iceland’s population voted not to make good.  Now an Iceland volcano puts Europe’s fragile recovery at risk.  However there are wider implications as disruptions are multiple and potentially critical for airlines and tourist dependent economies in southern Europe and elsewhere.   The exhibition industry is already hard hit as the ‘Hannover Messe’ and ... Read More »

CREDIT OUTSOURCING LARGELY REJECTED IN NACM MONTHLY SURVEY

While outsourcing has seemed increasingly en vogue as companies look to Mumbai or Manila to cut their operating costs, moving the credit function overseas or simply out from underneath a company’s umbrella isn’t so popular, or profitable, according to NACM’s most recent monthly survey. When asked “Has your company, or former company, ever outsourced all or part of the credit ... Read More »

BIIA Informs Users: AUSTRALIA RISK 2010 – D&B AUSTRALIA CUSTOMER DAY

The global financial crisis did not spare the Australian economy and business community.  With bankruptcies and payment delays rising, a large group of credit managers gathered at separate events organized by Dun & Bradstreet Australia to hear the latest economic forecast, results of D&B’s business optimism surveys and to discuss a range of information services that will assist credit managers ... Read More »