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Spotlight: Etsy’s Virtual Marketplace Has Created 1.5 Million Jobs

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Internet retailers are a much-watched sub-industry in the stock market for good reason: worldwide retail ecommerce is predicted to generate double-digit growth each year through 2022, reaching total sales of $3 trillion by the end of that year, according to Euromonitor. For those of us who measure innovation, that makes the internet & direct marketing […]

Geopolitics Outlook 2019: Q&A with Peter Zeihan

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As the year ended with global unknowns and market uncertainties weighing on investors’ minds, we sat down with geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan to discuss his outlook for 2019. His top predictions included calls on Brexit, a US-Britain trade deal, China’s exit from world trade, new chaos in Europe including an end of democracy in Germany […]

Spotlight Novozymes: An Innovation Catalyst

Enzyme fermentation at Novozymes in Denmark, credit: ChemistryWorld and Novozymes.

For decades, industries worldwide have used toxic chemicals like fertilizers, pesticides and antibiotics that are harmful to people and the environment to drive profits. Denmark-based Novozymes is working to replace those chemical processes with enzymes, naturally derived proteins that initiate biochemical reactions. This Knowledge Leader ferments enzymes into tiny granules and liquids to help customers […]