Allan Leibowitz introduces news edition #539

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- 10 Nov 2011 ( #539 )
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Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
Editor Allan Leibowitz comments on the news of the week
We've often said that success in these challenging times is not about doing what you've always done, but about innovation. There are a couple of good examples in this week's newsletter. Clark Material Handling is one of the innovators, announcing details of an expansion of its North American operations with a newly built manufacturing facility in San Luis Potosí in Mexico's central region. On the other side of the world, we read about China's LiuGong opening a huge sales and parts centre in Dubai to serve a region that already accounts for 10% of its international revenues. These are two very different developments, but both show the need to adapt to changing business conditions and to find different ways of doing things.

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