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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Pepsi shuns Main Street in the Kendall Jenner ad debacle

By Professor Keith Murray Last week, Pepsi yanked a commercial depicting Kendall Jenner playing the part of a lighthearted protester in a march who walked over to a policeman to share her Pepsi with him. The...

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...

Pays to be Prepared!

I recently spoke with Chris Ratcliffe, a business professor at Bryant University, concerning the Management 200 service-based learning project and this semester’s Volunteer Internship Expo (VIE). This was the first year VIE was held...

Does the New Fed Chair Mean Higher Rates?

During its scheduled December meeting, the Federal Reserve is likely to raise the interest rates stated President Trump’s nominee for Fed chairman Jerome Powell. Likewise, during his Senate confirmation hearing Powell informed the Senate...

Chipotle Names New CEO: Brian Niccol

By Mitch Anderson Chipotle may be approaching big changes as they prepare to replace their current CEO, Steve Ells, on March 5th. Ells, a co-founder of Chipotle, has been in the company’s top position since...

Regulatory Risk Causes Turbulence

Volatility is king right now. Options traders are reaping in either big gains or losses, whilst regulatory risk has the whole investing world from NYC to London scratching their heads. There have been some...

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...

Salesforce Valuation

When it comes to the technology sector, it is always good to be skeptical when looking at valuations of companies and, more importantly, how analysts are justifying their calculations. Looking back, we can think...

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