Umame 1

In this multimedia case, Kathy MacGillvray, President of Halifax, Canada based, pregnancy clothing manufacturer, Umame comes to the realization that currency risk is an issue for her company. Her company produces goods in U.S. dollars. Fluctuations in currency can really impact her firm's bottom line. The challenge is what to do about it.

Interviewee

Kathy MacGillvary

Company

Industry

Business Activity

Umame 

Clothing

Manufacturing

Headquarters

Halifax, Canada

Size

Small

Employees

Fewer than 25

$1 million to $25 million

Yearly Revenue

Private Company

Type of Entity

Subject

International Business

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Enhance currency risk knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Currency Risk

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F.C. Manning School of Business

Acadia University

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