Strategies for Mid-Market Success Post COVID-19
Companies face a world in which business models are changing, demand drivers are being reset, and asset utilization has radically changed.
They Don’t Teach Pandemics in Business School
How a professional services firm shifted its operations and culture overnight.
Bank Profits Rise 9% to $59.9B in 4th Quarter
“Banks remained resilient in fourth quarter 2020, consistent with the improving economic outlook,” the FDIC says.
Kohl’s Rejects Activists’ Push for Board Shakeup
“The board has failed to help develop and oversee a strategic plan to respond to a rapidly-changing retail landscape,” the investors said.
Tech Groups Sue Maryland Over Online Ad Tax
The tax on the revenue from digital advertising services provided in Maryland is an "extraordinarily severe form of exaction," the suit says.
Bumble Courts Wall St. With Increased IPO
"We believe there is a significant opportunity to extend our platform beyond online dating into healthy relationships across all areas of life."
U.S. Economic Growth Slows to 4% in Q4
After the worst year for the economy since at least the end of World War II, economists are still hopeful of a faster recovery in the second half of 2021.
IMF More Optimistic on Global Growth
The latest World Economic Outlook revised growth estimates but warned pandemic risks remain.
Will Restaurants Recover in 2021?
"Restaurants were hit harder than any other industry during the pandemic, and still have the longest climb back to pre-coronavirus employment levels."
Starbucks’ U.S. Sales Fall Amid COVID-19 Surge
The first quarter saw "meaningful, sequential improvements in quarterly financial results despite ongoing business disruption from the pandemic."
Homebuilder Confidence Sags for 2nd Straight Month
“Despite robust housing demand and low mortgage rates, buyers are facing a dearth of new homes on the market, which is exacerbating affordability problems."