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Vertical Integration

Should Verizon be Allowed to Buy Yahoo When it Failed to Upgrade and Maintain America's East Coast?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

The Wall Street Journal, July 24th, 2016, writes that Verizon is planning on buying Yahoo, the web portal and search engine. "Verizon Finalizes $4.8 ...

A Eulogy for Millennial Media

Rob Emrich | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
Rob Emrich

We lost one of our own last week. In an official release, Millennial Media has been acquired by AOL. And while the company will live on in our hearts (and within the larger AOL framework), what Millennial represented is forever lost to the ether.

WATCH: Dov Says His Lawsuits Are 'Testimony To My Success'

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.11.2012 | Los Angeles

American Apparel CEO Dov Charney did not fail to live up to his reputation Tuesday in a frank exchange with CNBC reporter Jane Wells -- the first inte...

Scary Business Plans

Matt Cohen | Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy
Matt Cohen

Sweeney Todd is a case study in vertical integration. Sweeney and Mrs. Lovett join forces in a common venture. Specifically, he kills some of his customers and then she bakes them into meat pies. After you're done gagging, consider what this does to their supply chain.

Asia's Supply Chain and Global Rebalancing

Anoop Singh | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business
Anoop Singh

Much of the debate over global rebalancing has focused on the U.S.-China trade imbalance. But that's missing the bigger picture.

Save Money, Shop Fung-Mart: Where Wal-Mart Goes To Shop

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

While many American retailers are just one lackluster back-to-school season away from disaster, the malingering recession has been very good to some retail manufacturers, especially in China.