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Microsoft Gives Up the Windows Phone

By Ye Zhu On Oct. 9, 2017, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore announced that building new features and hardware for Windows mobile would not be the focus of their work. The company will only continue to support...

Patagonia’s Sustainable Business Mentality

By Lydia Paglierani “There is no business on a dead planet,” says prominent environmentalist, David Brower in 1986. The outdoor clothing and gear company, Patagonia, has an edge that allows them to be a leader...

Tesla, Much More Than Just a Car Company

Tesla is no ordinary car company. After a century of stagnation within the U.S. automaker industry, Tesla provides a fresh air of innovation to aging companies such as Ford and GM. Despite all the...

Utility Companies Down Again

Utility companies cannot seem to catch a break. In an expansionary stage in the business cycle utility companies are generally set aside for higher growth opportunities that we are seeing driving gains especially from...

Controversial Advertisements in Media: Rinse, Racism, Repeat

By Meaghan Angers On October 6th, Dove released a 3-second video clip on their Facebook page of an African American woman taking off her skin tone t-shirt to reveal a white woman. This advertisement sparked...

The State of Digital Marketing

Promoting a product online may seem difficult. Traditionally, businesses have different sales channels that include distributors, wholesalers, retailers, and more. But now these transactions are online, which means the strategy needs to change as...

Update on Equifax Hearings

Recently, former Equifax Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith was bombarded by questions from the Senate Banking committee during one of three hearings on the Equifax fiasco. Both sides of the political spectrum were upset...

Trouble for Uber

Uber is uber in trouble. In fact, at a valuation of a large-cap company it may be one of the most distressed companies among its peers. The company has had its issues in the...

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