America’s Largest Dairy Company Declares Bankruptcy

America’s Largest Dairy Company Declares Bankruptcy

Dean Foods is the largest dairy company in the United States, after a 94-year history of mergers and takeovers of other dairy businesses, mostly in the Midwest. Along the course of a long and troubled legal history, the company has been fighting an anti-monopoly suit...
Google Buys Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

Google Buys Fitbit for $2.1 Billion

For half a decade, Google’s Wear OS (also known as Android Wear) has struggled along in the world of fitness trackers. A year after its launch, it trailed well behind Fitbit, Jawbone, and Apple Watch, with just 10% of the market share. Google partnered with dozens of...
Beyond Meat Keeps Growing Despite Stock Price Stumble

Beyond Meat Keeps Growing Despite Stock Price Stumble

Ethan Brown has big goals. The CEO of vegetarian meat-substitute company Beyond Meat, Brown took his company public in May this year. His plan to grow the company into a $40 billion giant is under way, and he’s not concerned by stumbles like this week’s 19% drop in...
Chipotle Adds to Its Employee Education Benefits

Chipotle Adds to Its Employee Education Benefits

Competition for employees is always good for the workers. These days, with an unemployment rate below 4 percent, employers offering entry-level jobs have to fight to attract stable workers. Taco Bell is hosting ‘exciting’ hiring parties. Starbucks is working to...
FTC Slaps AdvoCare With Pyramid Scheme Penalty

FTC Slaps AdvoCare With Pyramid Scheme Penalty

AdvoCare, a dietary supplement company which sells under the brand names Trim, Fit, Spark, and Performance Elite, among others, operates under the multi-level marketing (MLM) business model. People can buy in and become “distributors,” who then buy lots of products...
FTC Files Lawsuit Against Match.com

FTC Files Lawsuit Against Match.com

Match Group, Inc. is the company behind many of the major dating sites and apps, including Match.com, Tinder, OKCupid, PlentyOfFish, Hinge, and more. Honestly, it’s hard to find a full list – Wikepedia just mentions that Match Group operates under 45 different...
3 Tips for Small Businesses Hiring Seasonal Staff

3 Tips for Small Businesses Hiring Seasonal Staff

It’s the end of September, and Christmas stock has been appearing on the shelves for nearly a month. That shopping pressure is beginning to come on to retailers large and small alike. Walmart began its seasonal hiring push in August, and Amazon’s is underway now....
Juul Finds Itself on the Wrong Side of the FDA

Juul Finds Itself on the Wrong Side of the FDA

Juul Labs, one of the major e-cigarette companies, already has largely cornered the industry market on criticism over its popularity with minors and its candy-flavored nicotine products. Now the company has gotten on the wrong side of the U.S. Food and Drug...
Airbnb Hosts Open Homes to Hurricane Dorian Evacuees

Airbnb Hosts Open Homes to Hurricane Dorian Evacuees

While Hurricane Dorian sat atop the Bahamas and buried two-thirds of Grand Bahama Island in water, more than a million Americans in North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia were under mandatory evacuation orders from coastal counties. Nearly all headed north and inland,...
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