Retail is undergoing a massive transformation as we speak. Thanks to the rise of smartphones and apps, constantly connected customers are now able to ...
So it should be no surprise that Donald Sterling has likes to throw money around to nonprofit charities. What's troubling is why an organization like the NAACP, dedicated to eliminating racial injustice, should help Sterling whitewash his reputation.
Take a fresh look at the labor movement. You could be organizers who make the case for union membership, or push for laws that help college students and working families.
Most Amazon Customers Start and End at Amazon.com Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis that indicates that rather than lo...
The relatively narrow wording Walmart has chosen for its policy suggests the company might not grant such requests if made by women with "healthy" pregnancies. This would be unfortunate -- and also often illegal.
These victories are a step in the right direction. So now the question is, will Walmart also require their suppliers to institute these same policies -- and more?
Although few cities take full advantage of them, planning and zoning powers are among the most potent tools communities have for shaping their economi...
Oil, gasoline, natural gas -- we've got the cheapest energy in the world. Let's use all of these domestic fuels to our benefit!
Does Walmart really care more about the fate of about hungry children than does Congress? Um, not really. Walmart has instead acknowledged publicly that federal cuts to food stamps are a threat to its bottom line.
Many charters, including those not-for-profits operated by leading de Blasio critics, are about making money for top executives. Educating children, when it actually happens, is at best a by-product.
Walmart benefits from food stamps in multiple ways, as taxpayers both underwrite the company's food sales and also subsidize its payroll costs.
There are challenges that modern leaders cannot achieve without a culture of purpose. Building one will help attract the best minds and talent who are looking for meaning not simply employment.
Walmart wants to be seen as leader on the environment, even though it refuses to invest in sustainability beyond what pure profit-maximizing would entail.
If the thought of extreme couponing drives you crazy but grocery prices wipe out your budget, maybe it's time to try a different type of store. A thre...
At what point does a public person stop being a politician and represent solely their own economic interests?
At Apple's latest shareholder meeting, a think tank, NCPPR, pushed the company to stop pursuing environmental initiatives like investing in renewable energy. Cook went on a tirade -- or at least what passes for one from the very cool and collected CEO. He made it clear that he makes choices for reasons beyond just the profit motive.