On Wednesday, President Obama spoke with the Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs of some of the country's leading companies, at an event in Washington, D.C.
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Formula One has no shortage of controversy. CEO Bernie Ecclestone may be on his way out and last month he said the most prestigious auto racing circuit is in deep financial crisis and he doesn’t know how to repair it. Formula One is burdened by $4.1 billion in debt, according to Moody’s Investor Services.
It’s very easy to complicate things. This is especially true in business, where we tend to make even the simplest of activities much harder than they have to be. We can so easily get hung up on over analyzing data and implementing complex processes that we oftentimes forget the essential rules of running a good business.
Unilever said on Thursday that it planned to separate its North American and European spreads business, which includes Flora and Bertolli margarine, into a standalone company in hopes of improving its performance.
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Mitt Romney held meetings with donors in New York this week that left one attendee convinced he is running for president again in 2016.
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The acting president and chief executive of Sears Canada has a message for shoppers — the iconic retailer is far from dead.
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More corporations are teaming with startups to boost their own research and development. This in turn can help the new businesses prove and grow their concepts. Here’s what leaders of Chicago and Illinois organizations told us in earlier interviews about the benefits of their incubator programs.
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Sprint Corp. Chief Executive Officer Marcelo Claure, who set the industry’s lowest shared-data price in his first week and cut 2,000 jobs in his second month, is now shuffling the executive team.
The former chief executive of coal giant Massey Energy Co. has been indicted on federal charges stemming from a 2010 coal mine explosion that killed 29 people.
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All executives know that strategy is important. But almost all also find it scary, because it forces them to confront a future they can only guess at. Worse, actually choosing a strategy entails making decisions that explicitly cut off possibilities and options. An executive may well fear that getting those decisions wrong will wreck his or her career.
As President Obama prepares to meet with some of the nation’s top business leaders Wednesday, he’s divided with top Senate Democrats over tax-cut legislation that is viewed by many industry chiefs as crucial to continued job growth.
Christie’s CEO Steven Murphy will step down. His surprise exit comes just weeks after rival Sotheby’s votes to oust their leader.
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Business leaders across many industries are bracing for a new round of mandatory expenditures and regulatory nudges now that the Obama administration has released what The New York Times called “a contentious and long-delayed” environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone.
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What if factory workers could work flex hours, coming and going as they please, creating their own schedules and working independently to achieve a specific goal? That is exactly what we can expect in the factory of the future by the year 2030.
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France-based Michelin & Cie recently announced the opening of a plant in Piedmont, S.C., to produce its Michelin X “Tweel” airless radial tire. The Tweel is actually a single tire and wheel unit, in which flexible polyurethane spokes support an outer rim—eliminating the need for compressed air, which makes tires vulnerable to flats.
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