INDIANAPOLIS— The Finish Line Inc. said Tuesday that it has named executive Samuel Sato as president of the company and elected him to its board. Sato joined Finish Line in 2007 and has served in several roles, most recently as president of the Finish Line brand. Finish Line shares climbed 66 cents to $25.30 by midday, outpacing broader market gains.» Read More
The key to responding to such cataclysmic shifts is to focus the kind of ingenuity and creativity that companies now devote to product innovation to devising innovative new business models to take those new ideas to market, writes the author.
Here are five key steps that business owners can take right now, during this lulled economy, to grow their market share and profit amidst the feeling of the widespread panic.
As someone who studies the way people perceive risk, and the importance of trust to those perceptions, it continues to amaze me how many smart successful firms like Toyota manage to forget the importance of trust until they’re in trouble, and then they have to spend huge amounts of money and effort, for years, trying to rebuild it, writes the author David Ropeik.
That got your attention, didn't it? Buxom gals showing off their assets is a sure way to get people (men) to stop in their tracks and pay attention.
Today, Goldman Sachs sued seven former private wealth management employees recently poached by Credit Suisse...Some argue that poaching talent is unethical; others say it encourages competition.
Baby Boomers' willingness to take risks makes them a group of remarkable entrepreneurs. They taught us the importance of timing and having the courage to stand up and think for ourselves.
Goldman Sachs says Marc Spilker, co-head of the firm's Investment Management Division, is retiring from the firm.
A lot of CEOs have spent the last year barely hanging on. Some businesses have not succeeded, but others are edging back from the brink. They're hoping that with a little more time, and a little more luck, they'll make it. Anne Mulcahy knows how they feel.
Institutional Investor Magazine has named its 2010 list of the best CEOs in the U.S., as well as top CFOs, investor relations professionals and companies singled-out for providing the best investor relations.
“It’s time to finally put the performance review out of its misery. This corporate sham is one of the most insidious, most damaging, and yet most ubiquitous of corporate activities,” writes the author in the new book.
Citigroup may have some credit worries in the near-term, but profitability is not a concern on any long-term basis, Vikram Pandit, CEO of Citigroup, told CNBC.
Layoffs, pay cuts—nobody wanted to focus on them. But they are returning. Caterpillar announced a lower than expected revenue; Verizon will cut 13,000 jobs, and Boeing spacer is cautious about 2010. And amidst all this, The Wall Street Journal advises us to stay happy.
General Motors Chairman and acting Chief Executive Ed Whitacre will take the CEO role on a permanent basis, CNBC has learned.
In the upcoming book, "13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown" authors Simon Johnson and James Kwak say the nation’s biggest banks are indeed way too big (spectacularly big) and that reform is needed now to prevent a second financial crisis.
Fidelity Investments President Rodger Lawson is retiring at the end of March after two-and-a-half years as the company's second-in-command.
As most of us have football playoffs on the brain, it’s helpful to look at the lessons that translate from the sports field to the job search field.
The Chairman and CEO of Alkermes had the chutzpah to get on Twitter yesterday. And he apparently isn’t just there to be a voyeur and to keep an eye on what’s being said in the biopharma Twitterverse. Pops has already sent out at least a couple of tweets.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told CNBC that his company will look into a report that a flaw in Microsoft's Internet software allowed China to launch a cyber attack on Google earlier this week.
The worst of the residential housing market is over, Equity Group Investment Chairman Sam Zell told CNBC on Wednesday. But he said fraud was a major force behind the problems.
Former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain will probably make a career decision in the next month, a source told CNBC Tuesday. This word comes on the reports that Thain has had talks with CIT Group to take over the top spot and replace outgoing CEO Jeffrey Peek.
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