U.S. Retail Sector Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

U.S. Retail Sector Being Hit Hard by COVID-19

The growing threat—and, yes, the growing panic—about novel coronavirus, known more familiarly as COVID-19, is going beyond affecting travelers. It’s harming manufacturing in China, too, and that’s harming businesses in the U.S. Eighty percent of smartphones and...
Large Seattle Employers Now Support ‘Head Tax’

Large Seattle Employers Now Support ‘Head Tax’

In 2018, the major employers in Washington fought viciously against the so-called “head tax,” a tax on large employers meant to address Seattle’s rising homelessness crisis. Amazon, the state’s third largest private employer, went so far as to threaten to abandon...
Wuhan Coronavirus Is Having a Ripple Effect on Airlines

Wuhan Coronavirus Is Having a Ripple Effect on Airlines

In 2003, when the world was wracked by both the outbreak of SARS in eastern Asia and the second Gulf War in the Middle East, global air traffic fell by a massive 19 percent. Air travel carriers in the Asia-Pacific areas lost billions in revenue and a large chunk of...
Bacon for Vegans? Impossible Foods Is Making It A Thing

Bacon for Vegans? Impossible Foods Is Making It A Thing

Impossible Foods, the company behind the viral Impossible Burger available in grocery stores, Burger King, and other restaurants, isn’t satisfied stopping there. The company’s next trick? Impossible Bacon. “We’re meant for everybody,” sayid Impossible Foods CFO David...
New Boeing CEO is Rebuilding Bridges

New Boeing CEO is Rebuilding Bridges

David Calhoun hasn’t even officially been made the CEO of Boeing yet, but he’s already hard at work trying to rebuild the bridges the company has burned in recent years. After last year’s fiascos with the 737 Max and issues with its Starliner, CEO Dennis Muilenburg...
GEDmatch Partnership Raises Privacy Concerns

GEDmatch Partnership Raises Privacy Concerns

In April 2018, California law enforcement broke the news that they’d solved a long-cold case – that of the Golden State Killer, a serial killer and rapist who committed more than 13 murders and 50 rapes in the ‘70s and ‘80s. It was a major coup for law enforcement to...
Is It a Toxic Work Culture? Five Questions to Ask

Is It a Toxic Work Culture? Five Questions to Ask

We’ve all had bad jobs. Maybe they were the wrong fit. Or maybe the employer had fallen into one of the traps of toxic corporate culture that are so very common. Here’s a short list of question to ask yourself about a company which will tell you if it has a toxic work...
Lazard UK Hires All-Star Investment Banking Team

Lazard UK Hires All-Star Investment Banking Team

The forces driving demand for and supply of private capital are changing. More companies across sectors are staying private for longer, and as a result, there has been a significant rise in larger, later-stage deals being funded by the growth equity market. In...
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