Ryanair Pilots Have Strong Bargaining Position

Ryanair Pilots Have Strong Bargaining Position

For the past month or so, Irish discount airline Ryanair has been faced with a PR disaster. On September 18, it announced plans to cancel up to 50 flights a day until Halloween because of an error in how it schedules time off for pilots. “We have messed up in the...
CEOs Come Together To Support Diversity and Inclusion

CEOs Come Together To Support Diversity and Inclusion

Historically speaking, efforts to bring diversity and inclusion to companies have begun with a group of employees and worked their way up to the C suite. But that’s not always the case. Witness CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion. More than 150 CEOs of some of the...
Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Toys R Us Files for Bankruptcy Protection

On September 18, toy retail giant Toys R Us filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. and Canada. The bankruptcy filing is just the latest in a string of bankruptcies that are shaking up the retail world. According to CNBC, Toys R Us has $4.9...
Amazon Brings Whole Foods a Secret Weapon

Amazon Brings Whole Foods a Secret Weapon

Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods has analysts buzzing about what changes are likely to occur in both companies. Some are saying that Amazon’s biggest contribution, interestingly, isn’t its tech; it’s Amazon Prime. At the moment, about 80 percent (or 38...
‘It’ Makes Record-Breaking Box Office Debut

‘It’ Makes Record-Breaking Box Office Debut

It, the horror movie based on the novel by Stephen King, made box-office history over the September 8-11 weekend. The movie grossed $123.1 million in North America and $185 million globally. That’s the highest-grossing launch ever for a horror movie. The previous...
Cybersecurity Woes for Equifax

Cybersecurity Woes for Equifax

Social media and news outlets exploded last week when Equifax announced that it had discovered a cybersecurity breach affecting 143 million Americans. Names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and even driver’s license information were accessed, as well...
Facebook May Have Inflated Its Ad Reach In the U.S.

Facebook May Have Inflated Its Ad Reach In the U.S.

Last week, Facebook found itself under scrutiny for potentially inflating the size of its ad reach to advertisers. According to Brien Wieser, an analyst with Pivotal Research Group, Facebook claimed that its ads can reach millions more young adults in the U.S. than...
Further Wells Fargo Drama Unearthed

Further Wells Fargo Drama Unearthed

Wells Fargo is in hotter water than ever with its recent estimate of even more bogus customer accounts. An additional 1.4 million unauthorized accounts were recently discovered, bringing the total to about 3.5 million. This revised estimate covers January 2009 through...
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