Scenarios from the Business Trends Library

Area 8 of the Business Trends Library


Contents - Distribution

A. INTRODUCTION AND METHODS - Stages of Economic Development

B.HISTORICAL ANALYSIS of the following Sectors to identify the Constant Trends operating


The Interactions and Impacts from other Areas

Major Impacts have Sectors built into this Distribution Area. Thus Information Flows in Industry & Commerce shows how goods and services have been traded, and evolved into the complex systems of our time. Trade depends on effective payments systems, and impact from Money Transfer reduce this - with inflation and unstable currencies coming largely from Governments spending beyond their incomes. The reaction to high taxes - the Underground Economy - causes changes to Distribution. As man gets wealthier his motivations change, which cause major impacts in how he spends his income.

Computer linkages leading to automation is impacting all parts of the Distribution system, including movement of goods, design of the transport systems, packaging, ordering and accounting.

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