Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
More and more, I have seen retailers falling into the trap of using markdowns as a pricing strategy. This strategy was on full display over the 2016 holiday season. “Median discounts across top retailers during Thanksgiving weekend increased by 5 percentage points to 16 percentage points over 2015,” according to Boomerang Commerce, a provider of retail pricing technology.
All humans may be linked to one another by only six degrees of separation, but until recently, eight layers of management separated McDonald’s Corporation(NYSE:MCD)field consultants from CEO Steve Easterbrook. As The Wall Street Journal reported last week, McDonald’s will soon initiate a fresh round of corporate layoffs that will further flatten its operating structure, removing two....More>>>
Organovo Holdings (NASDAQ:ONVO) is a small biotech company that aims to create functional human tissue using its proprietary three-dimensional bioprinting technology. The company’s long-term goal is to build living human tissue that functions like real tissue and can even be used for transplant.
Needless to say that if the company succeeds, it will be a game-changer for the development....More>>>
Federal investigators have halted an alleged student loan debt relief scam that bilked more than $11 million from consumers nationwide.
Strategic Student Solutions and several related companies falsely promised to reduce or eliminate student loan debt and also offered the borrowers non-existent credit repair services, in exchange for upfront fees and monthly payments, the Federal Trade Commission....More>>>
One of the richest men in China has made a big bet on an icon of Europe’s automotive industry.
Li Shufu, the billionaire chairman of Chinese car maker Geely (GELYF), invested about $9 billion buying a stake of almost 10% in Daimler (DDAIF), making him the biggest single shareholder in the owner of Mercedes Benz.
Li, who’s estimated to be worth around $18 billion, has....More>>>
Rethink Technology business briefs for April 27, 2018.
Seasonally negative coverage
Source: Yahoo Finance
Over the past few years, I’ve become accustomed to a seasonal downturn in Apple’s (AAPL) share price that roughly correlates with the seasonal downturn in iPhone sales. The weakest period for iPhone sales typically is in the April-September time frame. As....More>>>
This is part three in my series outlining the importance of implementing a retirement income framework.
Last year, my colleague Alex Murguia and I spent considerable time developing and testing a framework we call the Retirement Income Optimization (RIO) Map™ for commercial use at McLean Asset Management, where I serve as the Director of Retirement Research.....More>>>
Stein Mart Inc (NASDAQ:SMRT) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on January 31, 2018. Stein Mart Inc operates several hundred department stores in the United States. It is engaged in providing fashion merchandise, service and presentation of a department or specialty store at prices competitive with off-price retail chains. Stein Mart Inc has a market cap of $124.750 million;....More>>>
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Marriott International Inc (NASDAQ:MAR) by 207.7% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,000,670 shares of the company’s stock after bu
There have been some macroeconomic signs that America's housing boom is starting to show signs of fatigue, but those figures haven't really shown up in the earnings reports of most homebuilders. The one exception is Beazer Homes USA (NYSE:BZH). While most companies are still showing strong home
Sturm Ruger & Company Inc (NYSE:RGR) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 17th will be paid a dividend of 0.34 per share on Friday, August 31st. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividen