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Death By Restructuring: Retailers Need to Stop Slicing the Cheese

Greg Portell | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
Greg Portell

When the quarter ends, those words change, and management is stuck in an endless cycle of transformation. Retailers play catch up instead of leapfrogging ahead. Retailer programs aren't inherently doomed to fail. In fact, our analysis finds three themes associated with lasting success.

Remember to Be Grateful

Jo Tinyow | Posted 02.03.2015 | Impact
Jo Tinyow

As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.

Bankrupt Sovereigns: Is There an Orderly Way Out?

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.10.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

An orderly sovereign debt restructuring would be one that places the debtor nation's public debt on a sustainable trajectory, while minimizing procrastination and contagion. However, orderly debt restructurings may remain elusive, even with high-powered official intervention.

Catherine New

Health Experts Wish Twinkie Would Die Already

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

The prospect of a Twinkie-free future has provoked longing for a mythologized American past, as if artificially sweetened cream and dyed yellow cake w...

The European Agreement Offers Other People's Money

Georges Ugeux | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

The simple notion that China might be part of that new fund is sending waves throughout Europe. Does Europe need the IMF and China to resolve a $500 billion problem?

CPD Faces Layoffs, Reassignments And Restructuring

Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

A combination of reassignments and the elimination of several command positions will “trim the fat on executive staff” at the Chicago Police Depar...

European Analogies to the 1920s and '30s

Robert Zevin | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Robert Zevin

The slow motion train wreck that is the Eurozone continues to roil bond markets, banks and governments as countries pursue policies of reduced spending.

Why it Is Not Smart to Short the Euro

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

It took three years to execute the colossal task of changing currencies into Euros. The Euro is essential, and the current decision reinforces the European common currency.

We Don't Need a New Version of the Glass-Steagall Act

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Georges Ugeux

I tend to believe that the Glass-Steagall approach, an institutional way to address the question, overlooks the importance of a market response.

General Motors Europe and the Cold War

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The old saw is that "what's good for General Motors is good for America" and that's why the Magna International bid for GM's European operations is unlikely to succeed.

The Flow-Chart Fallacy

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Stier

Do reorganizations make government work better? The results have been mixed.

Like Somali Pirates, Wall Street Holds U.S. to Ransom

Ann Pettifor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ann Pettifor

All this daylight robbery and confusion takes place because policymakers -- at the US Treasury, the Federal Reserve and the British government -- do not understand what is going on.

Big Three Come Back To Congress With Different Agendas

New York Times | BILL VLASIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT - The Detroit automakers have been lumped together for decades as the Big Three, and for good reason; their goals have usually been aligned. ...