Sears and Lampert Going Down Together

In 2006, hedge fund manager Edward S. Lampert was ranked number 67 on a Forbes list of the top 400 richest Americans, just above Amazon exec Jeff Bezos. Sears Holdings, which includes the Sears and Kmart brands, had a share price hovering around $162. That was then, and 11 years [...]Read more

Uber’s Gamification of its Driver Pool

Even as Uber struggles to develop more palatable relationships with its drivers, it’s interesting to note how many different tools the ride hailing service is still using to manipulate them. From encouraging longer drive times to moving drivers to areas where Uber would like [...]Read more

Viacom’s New Distributor-Friendly Approach

Viacom has long been known for massive cable bundles and bloated channels, but as cable packages shrink, it’s becoming abundantly clear that pay television is a new frontier for all the major players. This is why the media giant has declared it will be narrowing its focus onto [...]Read more

Luxury Brands Find New Footing

Luxury brands had been experiencing a bit of a rollercoaster in sales with the unstable picture in Europe and the United States, but that’s expected to change in the very near future. American and Chinese shoppers, in particular, are projected to spend a great deal more on [...]Read more

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