Two Big Defense Contractors to Merge

Two Big Defense Contractors to Merge

In the world of defense contractors, consolidation has long been the name of the game. The lion’s share of the business has always been controlled by a select few companies. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and only a small handful of others have secured all of the major...
Google Alleged to Treat Its Contract Employees Poorly

Google Alleged to Treat Its Contract Employees Poorly

Over the last two decades, Google has become one of the most successful companies on Earth—and one of the world’s great model employers, to boot. The Google brand has become synonymous with everything workers want in a job, including great pay, solid benefits, and a...
The Uber IPO in Two Words: Womp Womp

The Uber IPO in Two Words: Womp Womp

Uber had its IPO today—May 10, 2019—but it turned out to be kind of a bummer for the company. It priced its shares at $45 for its IPO, but it began trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 per share. Three dollars per share doesn’t sound like a lot, but when you...
Marriott Tries New Airbnb-Style Strategy

Marriott Tries New Airbnb-Style Strategy

Throughout the last decade, there’s been an undeniable trend in the hospitality industry: people are increasingly turning away from traditional hotel accommodations and instead using home-sharing platforms like Airbnb to find a place to stay. For tech startups and...
Bed Bath & Beyond Adjusting to New Retail Climate

Bed Bath & Beyond Adjusting to New Retail Climate

By and large, the 21st century has not been kind to brick-and-mortar retailers. As e-commerce giants like Amazon continually make it easier and cheaper for consumers to buy products online, traditional stores that once dominated their industries are being pushed out....
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