Author: Sammy Bravo

Americans Sour on Orange Juice, Sinking Sales to 15-Year Low

Americans Sour on Orange Juice, Sinking Sales to 15-Year Low

Orange juice and breakfast used to go together like eggs and bacon, but not so much these days. Americans purchased just 563.2 million gallons during the 2012-2013 season, the lowest amount in 15 years,...

Disruptive TV Startup Aereo Is Winning in Court

Disruptive TV Startup Aereo Is Winning in Court

Several of the nation’s largest media companies have petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court as part of their ongoing quest to shut down Aereo, the scrappy Internet video service that’s become an enemy of major TV broadcasters....

T-Mobile’s Insanely Low International Rates Compared to Verizon, Sprint and AT&T

T-Mobile’s Insanely Low International Rates Compared to Verizon, Sprint and AT&T

  I’ve never quite understood why it’s so darn expensive to bring your smartphone overseas. Don’t get me wrong, I understand that there are different carriers and networks involved, and there could be some...

Forget Black Friday: Macy’s To Open On Thanksgiving

Forget Black Friday: Macy’s To Open On Thanksgiving

Macy’s is poised to break its 155-year tradition of being closed on Thanksgiving, with plans to jump-start the holiday shopping season by opening at least some stores while people are still eating turkey dinners...

Small Business Credit Cards May Lack Consumer Protections

Small Business Credit Cards May Lack Consumer Protections

In the wake of the financial crisis, Congress passed the Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2009 to keep credit card issuers from doing things like jacking up customers’ rates with no...

Rockstar’s ‘GTA Online’ Apology Is A $500,000 Direct Deposit

Rockstar’s ‘GTA Online’ Apology Is A $500,000 Direct Deposit

While it’s true that nearly every major online video game launch has its share of hiccups, the debut of Rockstar’s GTA Online as a counterpart to GTA V has been particularly terrible. A simple...

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

The Secrets Of Networking For Introvert Entrepreneurs

Just as it helps you overcome a fear of rejection by exposing you to it on an almost daily basis, being an entrepreneur also demands that those of us who identify as introverts find...

Fashion Billionaire Chris Burch Shares Four Rules Of Retail And Talks Growing C. Wonder

Fashion Billionaire Chris Burch Shares Four Rules Of Retail And Talks Growing C. Wonder

Chris Burch dresses like he’s permanently poised to hop a Cessna to Nantucket. The retail mogul (and ex-husband of fellow fashion billionaire Tory Burch) favors pastels, loud accessories and layers for his own wardrobe....

Stanford Tops 2013 List Of America’s Best Business Schools

Stanford Tops 2013 List Of America’s Best Business Schools

The M.B.A. graduating class of 2008 entered the job market in the teeth of the Great Recession.  It was slim pickings for jobs for those outside the elite programs. Even grads of top schools...