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Amazon Apple deal spells doom for some independent resellers

Tech giants Amazon and Apple entered into an agreement this month that will significantly affect the products shoppers see listed on Amazon.com. Amazon announced it would be expanding its listings of Apple’s iPads, iPhones and smartwatches available through certain resellers. For most people, this means another way to buy Apple products and, possibly, shorter shipping times.

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Tariffs: To outsmart or fall in line?

Tariffs have been in the news a lot over the past two years, and working in an industry like IT asset disposition, where goods and services are traded worldwide, I often hear from clients and customers interested in this subject. I tell them there are pros and cons every business leader should understand. After all, for any company buying and selling on a global scale, whether their business is IT or soybeans, tariffs are just business as usual.