During a speech Monday in Mexico City regarding Netflix’s burgeoning presence in Latin America, Netflix CEO Reed Hastings explained how broadcast television will be another casualty of evolution.
Rush Trucking, Wayne, Mich., brought in Gregory Humes to be the company's interim CEO, the company announced. Humes is a 30-year logistics and supply chain veteran who previously headed the creation of Driving for America, a logistics staffing school.
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.
With negotiators nearing an accord on permanent tax breaks for businesses worth $440 billion over 10 years, President Barack Obama rallied Democratic opposition and promised a veto.
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U.S. corporations saw profits rise for three straight quarters and are up 3.8% from a year earlier, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
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World-class athletes and high-performing CEOs know that the secret to achieving and breaking records comes from producing in “the Zone.”
As Cheryl Connor explained so well in her article for Forbes entitled 5 New Reasons CEOs Should Maintain Stellar Online Reputation Management: “Customers may consider a CEO’s reputation before buying from or endorsing a company,” and “shareholders may consider a CEO’s reputation before investing.” Putting a face on your company helps to develop your social media persona, which in turn can ultimately impact your revenue.
A faith-based group has become the latest institutional shareholder to push Bank of America to reverse its decision to give the chairman’s title to CEO Brian Moynihan.
Shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. surged about 4.5% on Friday, Nov 21, 2014, as the search for the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) came to an end with the appointment of travel and transportation industry veteran, John Tague, as its new CEO and President. John assumed his new positions in the company on Friday.
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Aerospace and building systems giant United Technologies announced Monday the abrupt retirement of CEO Louis Chenevert, and named Chief Financial Officer Greg Hayes to succeed him.
Five Puget Sound business owners and a trade group based in Washington, D.C., filed suit in federal court Wednesday to stop Seattle from enacting a $15-an-hour minimum wage, which would be the highest in the nation when it takes effect.
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A combination of strong growth in jobs plus replacement demand for equipment from businesses will provide a stable base for overall economic growth, according to a new report released by The MAPI Foundation, the research affiliate of the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation.
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Wal-Mart Stores said Monday that former American Airlines chairman and CEO Tom Horton has been added to its board of directors as of last Friday.
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Business leaders may want to work with their HR department heads to evaluate the need for mentoring groups, an ombudsman or other types of employee emotional or peer support during crisis situations. Disaster recovery plans should also be reviewed and test regularly to ensure they are up to date.
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Details matter in the revised reading of how the economy performed in the third quarter, which the Commerce Department releases Tuesday. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal forecast a seasonally adjusted annualized gain of 3.3%, a slight downgrade from the 3.5% advance estimated last month. Even without a big revision, changes to underlying figures could give clues about the economy’s direction headed into next year. Here are five things to watch.
Silicon Valley’s constant stream of new apps and services depends on hundreds of thousands of foreign-born engineers to help create them. So the technology industry has been pushing for changes to the nation’s immigration policy for more than a decade to allow more skilled workers into the country.
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