Tagged: Companies

America’s 10 Fastest Shrinking Companies

Equity markets have been extremely strong in the past few years. Most of America’s largest companies have managed to increase revenue, profitability, and shareholder distributions, sending their share prices to record highs. A few...

Here Are the 5 Companies Making a Killing Off Wars Around the World

Here Are the 5 Companies Making a Killing Off Wars Around the World

Global military spending was down in 2012 for the first time since 1998. And for the second year in a row, arms sales from private industry to governments were down as well last year....

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy?

Can Employee-Owned Companies Reboot the Economy?

The American worker is doing so well. The median wage earner’s pay hasn’t grown in years, while most economic growth is being captured only by the already wealthy. While these problems are well-documented, finding...

Why Companies Are Thinking Twice About Buying American

Why Companies Are Thinking Twice About Buying American

John Chambers, chief executive of Cisco Systems, confirmed this week what many analysts had suspected following recent revelations about spying by the National Security Agency. Some customers are starting to think twice about buying...

Simple Secret to America’s Most Loved Companies

Simple Secret to America’s Most Loved Companies

There’s nothing complicated about the results of a new study: Consumers prefer brands featuring products, services, pricing, and other policies that they can actually understand. Understandably enough, consumers like good prices and quality products...

Why Companies Can Profit By Paying You More

Why Companies Can Profit By Paying You More

Here are some hard facts: Income inequality in America is almost double that of other developed nations, two thirds of our national wealth is concentrated in the hands of the top 5 percent richest...

5 Ways Companies Win by Giving Stuff Away

Consumers love freebies. But the companies handing out complimentary donuts, comic books, ice cream, pancakes, and Slurpees love giveaways even more. On the surface, freebies look like obvious money losers. But when handled wisely,...