TagInternational Trade

Grovara Supports 60 Minutes Piece on PPE, Brings Transparency to Supply Chain

Last week, award-winning veteran reporter Lesley Stahl asked many of the questions we’ve all been wondering about PPE on 60 Minutes, uncovering the rampant fraud, shady dealings, and inherent challenges in the global supply chain since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Stahl enlisted Grovara as a source for the story, which aired on the […]

Coronavirus Impact on Global Shipping Too Big to Ignore

While concern around the globe has vacillated between nuisance and panic, the effects of the recent coronavirus outbreak are becoming much clearer — and more serious —  for the global economy. Guidance from supply chain experts indicates Chinese factories won’t resume production for 3-4 weeks, which would have a significant impact on international shipping. Dreary […]

Grovara Pledges to Only Use Carriers Supporting $5 Billion, Industry-Led Effort to Eliminate CO2 Emissions From Global Shipping

It has been two years since the United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed to a 50% minimum reduction of total greenhouse gases from international shipping, which is responsible for 2% of the planet’s anthropogenic CO2 emissions, a figure expected to rise to 17% by 2050 if unregulated.  It is only recently, however, that concrete measures […]

Grovara’s Technology Creates Largest B2B E-Commerce Marketplace for American Plant-Based Products

(Dec. 30 Press Release) Grovara’s proprietary technology platform, which eliminates the headaches of exporting and intelligently connects America’s most promising wellness brands with aligned global retailers, is poised to help usher in the largest food industry disruption of our lifetimes. As consumer demand for healthier products surges and purchasing power increases across the planet, plant-based […]

Why B2B E-Commerce Marketplaces Are Revolutionizing Global Trade

In October, the United States government issued an RFP for e-marketplace platforms in an effort to become leaner with the $260 million it spent online last year on products and services. The U.S. General Services Administration, which oversees federal procurement, wants to move fast and start implementing proof-of-concept early next year with a handful of federal […]

GROVARA GUIDE: How to Align Your Brand Innovations with Customer Priorities

You’ve heard it a million times — the customer is always right. It’s easy to say for those who don’t run a business. But entrepreneurs, particularly those in service industries, know how vital the phrase is. The motto was born and gained popularity in the late 19th century as retailers boomed and the era of […]

GROVARA GUIDE: Boost Your B2B Sales By Refining Your E-Commerce Sales Channel Mix

Fifty-seven channels and nothin’ on? When it comes to how your wellness brand can grow by getting serious about going global with B2B eCommerce sales, there are only four channels you’ll want to tune into. With the global B2B market approaching $1 trillion — about four times as big as B2C — digital maturity is […]

A Once-in-10,000-Years Disruption: Goodbye Cows and Hello Food-As-Software

Plant-based food products, including meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger and alternative milk products like Elmhurst milked oats, are driving growth across the entire wellness industry. The growth we’ve seen is only a drop in the bucket according to a new report, and it is signaling a major sea change in how we […]