Mr. McMillon, I hope you take your own words to heart -- and listen to the thousands of Walmart workers across the country who have spoken out to demand more humane working conditions as well as $15 an hour and 40-hour work weeks.
Whether you're dressing up to ward off evil spirits or just for a chance to channel your inner ghoul, goblin or ghost, Halloween is a fun time of the year. But on this spooky holiday, nothing is ghastlier than spending a huge chunk of your income just for one night of trick-or-treating and mischief.
It's almost 2016, people. By this time next week, drones will be carrying us to work and cars will be driving themselves. Yet, everywhere you look, most of us are still racing like rats and herded sheep to get to the office by 9:00 a.m. And for what? To punch a clock?
Noel Lee was a self-made man. A real one. Starting Monster Cable in his San Francisco garage in 1979, puts him right up there with the Hewlett-Packard garage story. Except there was only one Lee.
This is good news for Fido and Kitty and the remaining lions in Hwange Game Reserve in Zimbabwe. And maybe for the rest of us, say spiritual advocates of animal welfare.
Brian Shin, CEO, Visible Measures When it comes to brand marketing, managing your "share of voice" on channels such as TV and radio has long been on...
At the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, CECP looks back at how disaster relief response has changed among companies. We found that overall, the data show that aggregate giving from corporations for disaster relief has declined over the last five years. A deeper look into the data and additional resources shows that it's a complex story. We explored:
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It may be 2015, but in many ways when it comes to race, religion, gender and sex it feels like the '50's.
Meanwhile, Seattle teachers voted to strike and schools were closed on Wednesday, the nominal first full day of school. While pay is a major issue, the teachers are also demanding reduced high-stakes testing and teacher input in the selection of assessment material.
One of the lessons of Katrina is that private companies have an important role to play in filling the gaps between the public sector and NGOs when it comes to disaster relief, and no company is too small to be a part of the solution..
This could be the election where climate change moves front and center -- but only if big business, with its influence and deep pockets, demands it. Will business leaders use their clout to nudge the Republican candidate(s) into supporting climate action? Don't bet against it anymore.
Recall the stock market crash of 2008: when consumers are afraid, they don't buy products and they don't invest. As the impact of climate change gets worse, consumers may just stop spending. As temperature extremes worsen, they might just stay home.
The thing that makes Jet special is that unlike Amazon, or most retailers really, Jet doesn't make money by selling products. Operating as a marketplace for third party sellers, it makes money by charging customers a $50/year membership fee. Then, it takes the money it would make if it kept commissions on sales and passes it on to the consumer as savings.
Thirteen major US companies today took the White House's "American Business Act on Climate" pledge to slash their greenhouse gas emissions to slow climate change. The pledges commit to at least $140 billion in new low-carbon investment.
Edward Hejtmanek, environmentalist, radically peaceful small business owner and angry neighbor of South Fayetteville's new Walmart Neighborhood Market, wants you to prepare yourself and your town for the threat of a Walmart takeover by considering these 10 questions.