The battle beyond borders: Tesco versus Unilever

Since the rapid rise of TNCs (Transnational Corporations also known as Multinationals) in the 20th century,  corporate giants such as Walmart, Pfizer,  Apple and so on have come to dominate our global economy (think of Wall Street) and our global markets for manufactured goods and services (think of Amazon, Tata Steel etc.). These TNCs are so…

Supply and demand: the fickle oil market

Despite a globally dwindling supply, despite a continuous growth in energy consumption, oil prices victim to the caprices of the global market. A flooded oil market has made this dwindling resource bizarrely cheap… for the moment anyway: Oil prices plummet