Weekly Wrap Up For October 15th, 2021

Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Partner with Armada Corporate Intelligence, discusses the Credit Manager’s Index and the economic atmosphere that businesses face, and even though indicators are good, the general ecosystem feels bad.

Supply Chain ShortagesDepartment of Commerce Announces System to Detect Supply Chain Shortages

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, supply chain shortages have become the norm. Companies and nations alike have been struggling to maintain consistent supply lines. In an effort to mitigate these deficiencies, the U.S. Department of Commerce has announced a new system to detect shortages in one of the most critical industries currently out there. (Read More)

Chinese investmentsDell CEO Says Chinese Investments Pose “Real Danger” to U.S. Industry

As things remain tense between China and the U.S., the Biden administration has announced this week they would maintain a hard-line economic approach towards the nation by enforcing Trump-era tariffs and targeting Chinese subsidies for private industry. This comes months after the Senate passed a $250 billion spending package meant to counter Chinese investments in important tech sectors such as semiconductor manufacturing. Now, those with an inside perspective are beginning to weigh in on the situation. (Read More)

This week on WAM, host Lydia DiLiello is joined by the dynamic professional powerhouse and former Senior Director of Nike, Sarah Walton! During her 15-year career in Corporate America, Sarah worked in 10+ functions, proving herself to be an asset to any team, which successfully landed her roles at some of the largest global brands, including Target.

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