Developed Markets - Highlight
24 Feb 2017
While e-commerce represents a major source of challenges to traditional modes of doing business, it also provides unparalleled opportunities for new value creation. Thanks to the internet, almost anyone can start up an online business. Apart from acting as a merchant, running a third-party marketplace is another way to capitalise on the e-commerce opportunity.
On 10 February 2017, the Official Journal published Regulation 2017/227 introducing further restrictions on the use of bis(pentabromophenyl) ether, more commonly referred to as decaBDE. This is a widely known and hazardous flame retardant used in a variety of articles, especially textiles and electronic and electrical equipment (EEE) made of plastic. It is also used in adhesives, sealants, coatings and inks.
Delivering the right message to the right group of highly targetted consumers via their favoured channels was the declared mission of almost every exhibitor attending at &THEN, the US Direct Marketing Association's annual expo and conference.