By Sherri Snelling, Next Avenue Contributor
It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care facilities in California’s San Diego county for 35 years, was amazed at his 12-year-old daughter’s enthusiasm over her Junior Achievement “BizTown” field trip.
U.S. Auto Parts Network (NASDAQ:PRTS) is a pure-play internet retailer of aftermarket auto parts that has struggled to achieve profitability in any sustainable way over the years. And persistent worries about Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) putting PRTS and all other online auto parts retailers out of business has done nothing to assuage investors’ concerns about the company’s future.
Colgate-Palmolive Company (NYSE:CL) looks good backed by its robust brand strength, capital allocation strategy as well as innovation and in-store implementation initiatives.
In addition, better pricing, emerging market growth and execution of its cost-saving programs hold promise of healthy margins.
Shares of this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company returned 11.9%....More>>>
Sneaker aficionados are used to choosing between high tops and low tops, laces and Velcro. But how about a sneaker with a sole made from corn?
By mid-fall, Reebok is planning to unveil a completely compostable sneaker designed to not cause harm to the environment when its created, or to pile up in a landfillwhen it’s worn out and thrown away.
Reebok is joining a diverse array....More>>>
Hankook (OTC:HAOOF), the Korean tire manufacturer, is very profitable and stealing market share from competitors. The stock is cheap and the company wants to grow 15% in 2017.
The stock trades at 57,300 won, there are 123.85 million shares, and the market cap is 7.1 trillion won ($6.1 billion). It takes 1151 won to buy one dollar. The stock pays a 400 won dividend and yields 0.7%. Earnings....More>>>