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Harley-Davidson Investors See Possible Recovery Signs

Harley-Davidson Investors See Possible Recovery Signs

Harley-Davidson Inc. reaffirmed its shipments forecast for the full year and said it is expecting dealers to sell more of its motorcycles in markets overseas, offering hope to the struggling... 
Tech Companies Push to Solar and Wind, Hurting Coal

Tech Companies Push to Solar and Wind, Hurting Coal

Each time you purchase something through Amazon, or open a photo on cloud, stream a movie or work on a Google doc, you are likely pulling electricity that has been generated by a Virginia solar... 
Margaret Georgiadis Steps Down from Mattel CEO Post

Margaret Georgiadis Steps Down from Mattel CEO Post

Mattel Inc. said Thursday that Ynon Kreiz a member of the board and an executive in digital media would replace CEO Margaret Georgiadis, who is resigning after just 14 months in charge of the... 
IBM Shares Fall on Guidance That Disappoints

IBM Shares Fall on Guidance That Disappoints

Shares of IBM were down over 6% after the company posted earnings that were better than had been expected on Tuesday for the first quarter. IBM posted per share earnings of $2.45 while analysts... 
Movavi Screen Recorder to record anything from Google Hangouts

Movavi Screen Recorder to record anything from Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts, like Skype or Facebook, is a communication platform that offers its users the ability to receive and send instant messages and make voice / video calls with one or more friends... 
Latest Business Modernization Strategies

Latest Business Modernization Strategies

For businesses in today’s fast-paced, globally driven economy, modernization is essential. Businesses have to face immense competition, and even mid-sized organizations have to remain competitive... 
Ripple Invests Its Own Cryptocurrency into Blockchain Capital

Ripple Invests Its Own Cryptocurrency into Blockchain Capital

Blockchain technology has taken the world by storm, and Ripple has just invested $25 million into this growing industry, according to CNBC. The company’s investment takes into account an old... 
Profit for First Quarter at JP Morgan Beats the Street

Profit for First Quarter at JP Morgan Beats the Street

On Friday, JP Morgan Chase posted earnings for the first quarter that beat both the top and bottom lines, though its growth in trading revenue remained light. Revenue for the quarter reached... 
Ignore Warranty-Void-If-Removed Tags FTC Calls Them Worthless

Ignore Warranty-Void-If-Removed Tags FTC Calls Them Worthless

A big barrier to fixing things for yourself is the stickers that say “warranty-void-if-removed.” Often times the stickers happen to be strategically placed in areas that might need repair... 
Mergers to watch out for in the coming months

Mergers to watch out for in the coming months

Almost every day the financial pages and websites are abuzz with rumours of mergers and acquisitions or news about how the negotiations are thought to be developing. As we live in an increasingly... 
China Joins Battle with Hong Kong and U.S. for Tech Listings

China Joins Battle with Hong Kong and U.S. for Tech Listings

When Hong Kong Exchange CEO Charles Li announced last year plans to help with the next wave of tech giants from China to go public in that city, bankers were celebrating. Finally they felt that... 
HR Chief at Nike Says Company Failed with Minorities and Women

HR Chief at Nike Says Company Failed with Minorities and Women

Nike did not gain traction when it came to hiring and promoting more minorities and women to positions that were senior-level according to a memo from the HR Chief at Nike that was sent to the... 
Customer Data Leaked by Panera Bread on Website Despite being Warned

Customer Data Leaked by Panera Bread on Website Despite being Warned

Online security experts allege that Panera Bread the bakery-café chain based in the U.S. had millions of its customers’ personal data available as well as searchable on its website for a minimum... 
U.S. Looks At Including Wage Factor for Auto Rules in NAFTA

U.S. Looks At Including Wage Factor for Auto Rules in NAFTA

Trade negotiators for the U.S. are considering a plan that would introduce rules under a renegotiated NAFTA that stipulate a specific amount of production of autos must be completed in areas... 
Shire Stock Surges Following News of Possible Bid by Takeda

Shire Stock Surges Following News of Possible Bid by Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical is considering bidding to takeover Shire Plc, a bid that could be more than $50 billion and represent the largest ever for the company. If it were to take over Shire, the... 
Uber Sells Business in Southeast Asia to Grab

Uber Sells Business in Southeast Asia to Grab

Uber, the giant of ride-hailing services, is selling its Southeast Asia business to Grab, its rival in the region, while gaining a substantial stake in the fast growing ride-hailing, financial... 
Loss Posted by Nike Caused by Tax Law, Beats Expectations

Loss Posted by Nike Caused by Tax Law, Beats Expectations

Nike posted a loss for the quarter for the first time in 20 years thanks to a tax expense of $2 billion related to the recent tax law changes in the U.S. However, the sneaker maker’s results... 
Claire’s Stores Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Claire’s Stores Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Claire’s Stores a jewelry chain found in malls has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as it hopes to escape large debts that are preventing it from being a bright spot in today’s dim... 
Entrepreneurs, is Your Product Fit For the Market?

Entrepreneurs, is Your Product Fit For the Market?

As many as 20% of new businesses in the US survive past their first year of operation. However, by the time the five-year point is passed, more than 50% will have gone out of business. The main... 
Wells Fargo Facing Sanctions For Payouts of Auto Insurance

Wells Fargo Facing Sanctions For Payouts of Auto Insurance

Regulators in the U.S. are preparing sanctions for Wells Fargo for being paid commissions on auto insurance policies that it helped force on over 500,000 drivers, said people who have direct... 
How sales incentives leverage b2b marketing efforts

How sales incentives leverage b2b marketing efforts

An oversimplification of business is “making as many sales as possible.” However, that’s a bit hard to achieve especially when you fail to integrate sales incentives into your marketing... 
President Trump Blocks Bid By Broadcom to Acquire Qualcomm

President Trump Blocks Bid By Broadcom to Acquire Qualcomm

On Monday President Donald Trump blocked the bid of $117 billion by Broadcom to acquired chipmaker Qualcomm, citing concerns over national security and sending out a clear message that he will... 
Steel Tariffs in U.S. Could Cost U.S Steelworkers Their Jobs

Steel Tariffs in U.S. Could Cost U.S Steelworkers Their Jobs

Steelworkers are worried that the big tariffs that President Donald Trump is imposing on imported steel and aluminum will cost them their livelihoods. In western Pennsylvania’s Mercy County... 
Fresh Beef Arriving at McDonald’s

Fresh Beef Arriving at McDonald’s

McDonald’s is launching fresh beef Quarter Pounders. The talk of fresh beef is no longer just talk, it is now reality. On Tuesday, the burger chain announced that it has started selling fresh... 
Spotify Files for IPO

Spotify Files for IPO

On Wednesday, music streaming services Spotify said it would be going public. The company will start trading under the ticker symbol SPOT on the New York Stock Exchange and according to a spokesperson... 
Instacart Joining Forces with Sam’s Club for Delivery Service

Instacart Joining Forces with Sam’s Club for Delivery Service

Things have become a bit more interesting in the grocery delivery landscape in the U.S., as Sam’s Club, which is a division of Walmart, has agreed to partner with Instacart in a deal that offers... 
Geely Chairman Grows Stake in Daimler to $9 Billion

Geely Chairman Grows Stake in Daimler to $9 Billion

The chairman of Geely the Chinese carmaker has built up a stake of nearly 10% in Daimler the owner of Mercedes Benz, making a bet of $9 billion that he will have success in pushing through an... 
North America President of Ford Raj Nair Sacked

North America President of Ford Raj Nair Sacked

President of Ford North America Raj Nair, an important veteran with the company and one of the first promoted by Jim Hackett the Ford CEO, was ousted Wednesday in an abrupt fashion amidst the... 
KFC Suffering from Shortage of Chicken in the UK

KFC Suffering from Shortage of Chicken in the UK

KFC has 900 restaurants scattered across the UK and each one has a big problem on its hands. The chain of fast food restaurants was originally called Kentucky Fried Chicken before taking on just... 
Kraft Heinz Sales in U.S. Decline, Teases Over Possible Deal

Kraft Heinz Sales in U.S. Decline, Teases Over Possible Deal

Kraft Heinz, which makes Heinz Ketchup and Kraft Macaroni & Cheese amongst other well-known brands, could acquire another large food company, and form a food giant in the processed food industry... 
Economic Growth in UAE Not Expected to be Underpinned by Oil in 2018

Economic Growth in UAE Not Expected to be Underpinned by Oil in 2018

A new country and sector risks report from Coface suggests that economic growth in UAE throughout 2018 will be underpinned by global tourism and household spending rather than the oil sector.... 
Cisco to Repatriate $67 Billion in Cash

Cisco to Repatriate $67 Billion in Cash

Another huge sum of money will be repatriated to the U.S. following the approval of the new tax law and much of it will go into investor’s pockets. Tech giant Cisco announced on Wednesday that... 
Gun Maker Remington Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Gun Maker Remington Files for Bankruptcy Protection

U.S. based Remington Outdoor Company Inc., which is one of the largest firearms makers  in the U.S., announced on Monday it reached an agreement with its creditors to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy... 
L.L. Bean Ending Policy of Unlimited Returns

L.L. Bean Ending Policy of Unlimited Returns

The generous return policy of L.L. Bean will soon be less forgiving. The Maine-based company, which has touted 100% satisfaction guaranteed for over a century, will impose a limit of one-year... 
Fake Porn Banned on Reddit

Fake Porn Banned on Reddit

Reddit has followed other platforms online in cracking down on the posting of fake porn that is made with the use of artificial intelligence. The content, referred to as “deepfakes,” superimposes... 
Best Buy No Longer Will Sell CDs Beginning July 1

Best Buy No Longer Will Sell CDs Beginning July 1

The CD revolutionized the music industry during the 1980s and 1990s but could become a thing of the past. On Monday, Billboard announced that Best Buy would stop its sales of the compact disc... 
Wells Fargo Stock Sinks After Bank’s Growth Restricted

Wells Fargo Stock Sinks After Bank’s Growth Restricted

Shares of Wells Fargo plunged after the Federal Reserve announced on Friday that it was restricting the size of Wells Fargo in response to its widespread consumer abuses. Wells Fargo, because... 
eBay Will No Longer Use PayPal as Main Payment Processor

eBay Will No Longer Use PayPal as Main Payment Processor

One of the most storied relationships in the tech industry will soon end. eBay has announced that it is going to stop working with PayPal as its main payment service beginning in 2020, and would... 
Charitable Giving Changes the World

Charitable Giving Changes the World

Giving back can be a wonderful way to feel a sense of purpose in this life. When time and fate have been kind to you, it makes sense to pay it forward to those who are less fortunate. Charitable... 
Tyson Foods’ Invests in Startup Memphis Meats

Tyson Foods’ Invests in Startup Memphis Meats

Memphis Meats the “clean” or alternative meat startup has a mission to eradicate protein that is sourced from livestock. The company, based in Silicon Valley announced an investment from... 
Sources: Gun Maker Remington Using Debt Restructuring Advisors

Sources: Gun Maker Remington Using Debt Restructuring Advisors

Remington Outdoor Company Inc., which is one of the largest makers of firearms in the U.S., is working with Lazard Ltd, an investment bank, on options for restructuring its debt of $950 million,... 
Kroger and Alibaba Hold Business Development Talks

Kroger and Alibaba Hold Business Development Talks

U.S. grocery store chain Kroger Co. and Chinese e-commerce and tech giant Alibaba Group Holdings have held early stage talks about working together, that included meetings where U.S. executives... 
Bacardi Buying Patrón Spirits, Will Mix Rum and Tequila

Bacardi Buying Patrón Spirits, Will Mix Rum and Tequila

Bacardi Ltd. is adding the ultra-premium top-selling tequila brand in the world to its portfolio of spirits with the announced acquisition of Patrón Spirits International. This agreement for... 
Bank of America Profit Hit by Tax Reform

Bank of America Profit Hit by Tax Reform

Bank of America said that a charge from the tax law that was just instituted in the U.S. caused its profit for the quarter to drop 48%, even as it ended 2017 by putting its crisis-era far behind... 
GM Betting on Pickup Trucks Made in Mexico

GM Betting on Pickup Trucks Made in Mexico

General Motors Co.’s assembly plant in the Mexican city of Silao, the automotive heartland of the country, made over 400,000 large pickups during 2017 that are highly profitable, and is important... 
Starting an online business gaining in popularity

Starting an online business gaining in popularity

Today’s consumer is shopping online more than ever before. The internet has made it easier to shop without leaving home. With this trend has also come the ability to easily create an online... 
Sandberg and Dorsey Leaving Disney Board

Sandberg and Dorsey Leaving Disney Board

Facebook Inc.’s COO Sheryl Sandberg and Twitter Inc.’s CEO Jack Dorsey have decided to not seek their reelection to the board of directors at Walt Disney Co. due to an increasing number of... 
Two 2019 Ford Models to have Auto Emergency Brakes

Two 2019 Ford Models to have Auto Emergency Brakes

Ford Motor Co. announced on Thursday that it would make the automatic emergency brakes a standard feature on two of its key models for 2019. This is an effort by the U.S. automaker to narrow... 
VR Online Casino Technology Gaining Ground On Competition 

VR Online Casino Technology Gaining Ground On Competition 

You can play casino games using virtual reality goggles and you can be sure that this experience will be extremely satisfying. The number of VR online casinos is increasing day by day, and this... 
Google Sued By Engineers for Discrimination Against Caucasian Males

Google Sued By Engineers for Discrimination Against Caucasian Males

Senior software engineer at Google James Damore, who was fired over a controversial essay he wrote on diversity, filed a lawsuit on Monday against his former employer. Damore and David Gudeman,...