For most of you it probably did not went by unnoticed. Last Friday and the days surround it, there was a rush for the best shopping deals at retail and web shops. Black Friday with its crazy discounts was reigning in the country again.
Last week I visited Budapest, together with a selection of students and staff from Deloitte. It was a very beautiful time, I have seen, done and learned a lot.
If you should name some of the biggest Dutch shops, that not only thrive domestically but also are doing well internationally, which one would you name? I would immediately think of a shop like Albert Heijn, but a recent report shows that another Dutch shop is also doing well: the Action.
It seems that over the past two weeks there have been some serious negotiations regarding the trade tariffs between China and the US. Both countries are considering to decrease their number of tariffs in an attempt to end the ongoing trade war.
Last week I read an interview in the newspaper (De Gelderlander) with Roel Janssen. Janssen is a financial economic journalist and has published a book called “De afrekening”.
The first of November will be a remarkable day for the European Monetary Union (EMU). The current president of the European Central Bank (ECB) Mario Draghi will be succeeded after a term of 8 years by Christine Lagarde.
During the last years, nothing has changed in the Dutch lager market. In a large part of the country, Heineken is the market leader. In the Dutch beer market, almost no beer from other countries than the Netherlands or Belgium is sold, however the aim of Budweiser is to change the Dutch beer market.
After counting down the days, the time had finally come: the ESV Weekend! On Friday the 11th of October 2019, (almost) left the rainy, but always beautiful Nijmegen to the far Overasselt.
Whether or not you like Donald Trump, he is an interesting figure who I would like to discuss in this opinion piece. As an individual Trump is both fascinating and horrifying to me: he seems delusional at times, which is surprising for a president of the United States, but at the same time the world is heavily impacted by his actions and it does not seem like he can be stopped.