January Trade Data: A Sluggish Recovery?

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 10, 2010
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The word from the Panjiva research team: global trade activity declined in January.  Specifically, there was a 5% decrease in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S. market, as well as a 7% decrease in the number of U.S. companies receiving waterborne shipments from global manufacturers. The decline in manufacturers from December to […]

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Panjiva Predicts: Saints 24 – Colts 3 (#SB44)

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 6, 2010
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Can Panjiva Trends give us a sense of who will win Super Bowl 44?  Not a chance. But, just for fun, we took a look at shipments that included the word “Saints” and shipments that included the word “Colts.”  In December, there were 24 “Saints” shipments and 3 “Colts” shipments. Powered by Panjiva Trends Powered […]

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A Skeptic’s View of the Wal-Mart / Li & Fung Deal

  • By Josh Green
  • · February 4, 2010
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Earlier this week, Apparel Magazine featured our thoughts on the recently announced Wal-Mart / Li & Fung deal.  I’m reprinting the piece below, with Apparel Magazine’s permission.  Would love to hear your perspective.  josh@panjiva.com – A Skeptic’s View of the Wal-Mart/Li & Fung Deal There’s a lot of praise for both Wal-Mart and Li & […]

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