Posted by Dale Buss on April 26, 2012 08:59 AM
Ancestry.com acquires Archives.com for $100 million.
Anheuser-Busch warns UFC about fighters' inappropriate comments.
Apple now gets one-fourth of its revenue from China as CEO emerges from Jobs's shadow.
Bausch & Lomb shifts focus from contact lenses.
Bottega Veneta launches personalized fashion.
Burberry passes New York Times critique of designer lines for kids.
Burger King faces higher costs after decision to go cage-free.
Chrysler quadruples first-quarter profits and slow-walks investment in China.Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on December 2, 2011 09:04 AM
American Airlines parent AMR bankruptcy could foist huge losses on key creditors.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs honored with exhibition highlighting his patents and trademarks.
AT&T blasts federal critique of T-Mobile deal, as AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile deal with Carrier IQ privacy concerns.
Barnes & Noble continues to struggle financially with digital transition.
Chili's drives menu changes and sales with retrofit.
Disney raises dividend to highest level in 20 years.
Fiat closes plant as European demand falls.
GM offers to buy back Volt from owners.Continue reading...
Posted by Shirley Brady on January 6, 2011 06:30 PM
Altria, R.J. Reynolds and Lorillard face tougher tobacco marketing rules in US.
Apple launches app store for Mac software.
Bank of America categorizes clients, adds fees.
Boeing loses major 747 order due to delays.
BP spill inquiry to report that disaster "likely" to recur; and hears that microbes may have mitigated methane damage in the Gulf.
CNN books Oprah as first guest for Piers Morgan's post-Larry King debut on Jan. 17; Madonna still banned as "boring."Continue reading...
Posted by Dale Buss on December 17, 2010 09:00 AM
Amazon can’t dent iTunes.
BMO Financial to acquire Wisconsin bank Marshall & Ilsley.
Carnival Cruise sponsors Times Square confetti drop.
Citigroup opens prototype “bank of the future” in Manhattan.
Denny’s wins big through promotion with AARP.
Genentech is expected to appeal the FDA’s decision on Avastin for breast cancer.Continue reading...
Posted by Barry Silverstein on April 13, 2010 01:56 PM
Companies surely benefit from being noted in such lists as the "100 Best Corporate Citizens," published by Corporate Responsibility magazine. But now, in a move that is sure to rankle some CEOs, the magazine for the first time is publishing "THE BLACK LIST: The Russell 1000's Least Transparent Companies." Dirk Olin, editor in chief of the magazine, tells The New York Times that he never thought "for a minute that we would uncover a full 30 corporations where no relevant data at all could be turned up."
The list, which will be released on April 24, scores companies from the Russell 1000 index of large-capitalization stocks in such areas as financial, governance, and human rights. The Black List will include some eye-openers – well known companies like Abercrombie & Fitch, Lorillard, and Weight Watchers have earned the questionable distinction of making the list.Continue reading...
Posted by Sara Zucker on April 13, 2010 07:58 AM
MotorWorld gives auto brands due recognition. [CNN Money]
BMW beats its competitors in the vehicle industry. [WSJ]
The National Enquirer lacks a Pulitzer Prize award. [Business Insider]
Paramount, Seagate pre-load movies on hard drives. [Reuters]
Scripps, Weight Waters, Lorillard among worst companies. [NY Times]
Companies use sports arenas for promotions. [Boston Herald]Continue reading...