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Arnon Dror | New Retail by Alibaba and Amazon

Arnon Dror | New Retail by Alibaba and Amazon

Arnon Dror says the “Amazon” of China, Alibaba just showed off its retail might. In a span of a minute and 25 seconds, sales numbers of last Sunday’s Singles Day already breached the $1 billion mark. Arnon Dror says the Chinese online shopping event is […]

Arnon Dror | Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

Arnon Dror | Bitcoin and Blockchain Technology

Arnon Dror said that if you had bet on Bitcoin a decade ago and held onto it despite the skeptics, you would be set for life today. Since Bitcoin started trading for less than $0.01 in 2009, its value has since increased by a million, […]

Arnon Dror | Boston Celtics Early Season Review

Arnon Dror | Boston Celtics Early Season Review

The Boston Celtics are off to a shaky start this season. While it may be too early to say what the Celtics will look like with the addition of Gordon Hayward in the lineup, the first 20 games are a good time to make needed […]

Arnon Dror | Europe’s Plan to Tax Tech Companies

Arnon Dror | Europe’s Plan to Tax Tech Companies

Big tech companies like Facebook, Amazon, and Google should brace themselves for possibly new taxes in Europe, says finance executive Arnon Dror. This comes on the back of news that French President Emmanuel Macron has supported the European Commission’s plan to slap a 3% tax […]

Arnon Dror | Cannabis, Banks and the Law

Arnon Dror | Cannabis, Banks and the Law

Should banks do business with cannabis companies? This question has been the topic of debate for months now among bankers and cannabis business owners. With the marijuana industry seen to grow to as much as $23 billion by 2022, Arnon Dror believes that banks could […]

Arnon Dror | Lowe’s 47 Store Closures

Arnon Dror | Lowe’s 47 Store Closures

It looks like the retail apocalypse isn’t over yet, says finance executive Arnon Dror. Lowe’s, which specializes in the home improvement space, is reportedly going to close 47 stores in the US and Canada. The news was met with mixed reactions. Compared to its biggest […]

Arnon Dror | Internships and Today’s Most Successful CEOs

Arnon Dror | Internships and Today’s Most Successful CEOs

For Arnon Dror, former VP of Finance and Senior Operations Executive who also served as VP of Finance for US Channel Group’s Xerox Technology Business, the best thing that college students can do for their future careers is to take an internship at a company […]

Arnon Dror | New England Patriots Need Rest This Bye Week

Arnon Dror | New England Patriots Need Rest This Bye Week

It’s been a tough week for the New England Patriots, and this bye week couldn’t have come at a better time. Ardent Pats fan Arnon Dror says that while the extra week of rest isn’t a silver bullet to what’s happening to the offensive line, […]

Arnon Dror | Mercedes Benz SUVs Held in Shanghai

Arnon Dror | Mercedes Benz SUVs Held in Shanghai

Earlier this month, customs agents in Shanghai refused to release a shipment of American-made Mercedes Benz sport utility vehicles manufactured in Tuscaloosa, Alabama according to a report by Reuters. Although customs described them as a constituting a “Safety Risk,” Arnon Dror suspects a deeper explanation […]

Arnon Dror: The Millennial Industrial Buyer

Arnon Dror: The Millennial Industrial Buyer

In a recent advertorial by UPS in the Wall Street Journal, Simon Bhadra, senior manager of UPS Customer Segment Marketing, said that Millennials are more demanding of suppliers than their Gen X and Baby Boomer counterparts. Arnon Dror weighs in on the story and the […]