How Walmart Is Gaining—and Losing—Market Share in Key Overseas Markets
Walmart’s international segment posted sales of $123.4 billion in fiscal 2016, down 9.4% YoY. In constant currency terms, the segment’s sales were up 3.2%.
Germany’s Economic Growth and the Role of Rising Inflation
Germany’s expected rise in inflation is concerning as the cost of borrowing has increased across Europe—and this amid all the political uncertainty.
Gauging the Blowback of Germany’s Unemployment Rate
Germany’s unemployment rate was lower at 3.8% in December 2016, as compared to the pre-crisis level of 11.3% in 2003.