Consumer preferences shift, often unpredictably. A particular clothing store’s products may be in one day and out the next. Retail businesses do their best to stay ahead of consumer buying trends, but all the research and marketing in the world can’t replace simply being in the right place at the right time. For example, a handbag retailer might jump to the front of the pack because a celebrity was photographed on the street with one of its products. Similarly, the fashion world might decide, seemingly on a whim, that a successful retailer’s product line is now stodgy and outdated.
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Foreign direct investment (FDI) has emerged as a principal source of financing for development and can create employment and spread technologies and ideas. Growing FDI flows in Asia and the Pacific have helped boost regional integration and growth. ESCAP assists countries in attracting and facilitating FDI for sustainable and inclusive growth.
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Today the European Commission is presenting a series of measures to put artificial intelligence (AI) at the service of Europeans and boost Europe's competitiveness in this field.
Also note that the term social business in the context of this article might just go away again as the focus shifts towards digital business , integrated business etc.
A more common approach to CSR is corporate philanthropy . This includes monetary donations and aid given to nonprofit organizations and communities. Donations are made in areas such as the arts, education, housing, health, social welfare and the environment, among others, but excluding political contributions and commercial event sponsorship. 
The marketing system for fair trade and non-fair trade coffee is identical in the consuming countries, using mostly the same importing, packing, distributing and retailing firms. Some independent brands operate a "virtual company", paying importers, packers and distributors and advertising agencies to handle their brand, for cost reasons.  In the producing country, fair trade is marketed only by fair trade cooperatives, while other coffee is marketed by fair trade cooperatives (as uncertified coffee), by other cooperatives and by ordinary traders.     
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Every year, the . Congressional Research Service releases an authoritative report looking at arms transfers to the developing world.
Sustainable Water (Business Model: Fee for Service. Example: Water Health International ) – Build small water purification stations in communities in developing countries using off-the-shelf products. Initial funds to build it can come from traditional charitable methods, or through debt/equity financing; the communities can be partial owners (or full owners, if using cooperative business model). Ongoing costs to maintain and staff the water station come from sale of purified water to its beneficiaries, but at near break-even levels, costing almost nothing for the beneficiaries.
As we have grown to now more than 25,000 stores in over 75 countries, so too has our commitment to create global social impact.
First, 96% of survey participants use social media marketing, and 92% of those agree or strongly agree with the phrase, “Social media marketing is important for my business.” Keep in mind that participants self-selected from a pool of over 300,000, and therefore are probably more interested in social media marketing than people who did not respond.