The nasty electoral battle in Michigan over a one-percentage-point sales-tax increase to cover road repairs climaxed with a vote on the measure this week. But it’s just one indication of the fact that, across the country, CEOs and site consultants are more concerned than ever about the fitness of the transportation infrastructure when it comes to supporting business expansion.
Shareholders criticized bank’s decision to override a 2009 vote that split chairman, CEO positions
Faced with slumping sales in its biggest markets, McDonald’s on Monday announced the first steps of a global turnaround strategy, acknowledging that a business that has served up billions of burgers on the cheap was in urgent need of change.
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U.S. companies reshoring their operations and foreign firms investing in facilities here brought more than 60,000 manufacturing jobs to the U.S. in 2014, according to a recent report by The Reshoring Initiative.
Cisco Systems, the world’s largest maker of networking equipment, named a new chief executive on Monday to replace John T. Chambers, its leader for two decades.
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On April 29, 2015, nearly five years after the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the “Act”) was enacted, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued proposed rules as the next step in implementing Section 953(a) of the Act, the pay-for-performance disclosure requirement. The vote among the Commissioners was split 3-2, reflecting divided opinions on the proposed rule.
Every year, undergraduate students from 40 universities compete for a trip to Omaha to spend a day with Warren Buffett. The annual tradition always begins at Nebraska Furniture Mart (NFM), which Buffett acquired from the late Rose "Mrs. B" Blumkin in 1983 for his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is eliminating its U.S. regional-division executive vice president positions, the latest of a series of changes intended to simplify operations and improve customer service. Could this also be a strategy to bring Wal-Mart's C-suite more in touch with the employees?
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