In 2015, Norwegian Cruise Line launched a massive renovation campaign that would put hundreds of millions of dollars into their fleet. It's an effort to drive customers to their ships and away from competitors. Among the changes, passengers will see new dining and entertainment options, and ships are becoming more Instagram friendly. CEO Frank Del Rio realizes the power of social media and sharing photos. He wants his guests to share their experiences with the world.
Sean "Diddy" Combs has been a fixture of media and entertainment for the last three decades. He's transformed a successful music career into a business empire from music to film to spirits to clothing. Dia Simms is the president of Combs Enterprises, overseeing all aspects of the company. She's been with Combs for 14 years and consistently strives for more equality and diversity in the workplace, starting with Combs Enterprises.
George Mason University partnered with Sodexo and Starship Technologies to bring a new type of food and beverage delivery service to college students via autonomous robot. The demand for food delivery is in the billions with Postmates valued at $1.85 billion and DoorDash valued at $7.1 billion. A college campus is a perfect litmus test for what could be a revolutionary service. With over 10,000 deliveries already, the Starship Delivery Robot is a hit with the school and its students.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 9 women in the United States experience symptoms of postpartum depression. Looking at individual states, postpartum depression can affect as many as 1 in 5 women. In March 2019, the FDA approved the first postpartum depression drug, developed by Sage Therapeutics. Led by CEO Jeff Jonas, Sage Therapeutics created the treatment by taking a different approach toward mental health.
Boeing's quarterly earnings were some of the most anticipated on Wall Street. The problems with the 737 Max aircraft have weighed on the company's bottom line and look to continue to drag down revenue for months. With the uncertainty of when these planes will be back in the air, Boeing decided to hold its outlook for 2019. CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down Boeing's first quarter earnings and gives some guidance as to what we can expect despite all of the controversy.
A question about hedging risk posed to Josh Brown during his live show on Twitter prompted @ReformedBroker to get personal about a major decisions he made in his career.
Josh Brown took live questions from our Twitter audience. One person asked about investing a $10,000 commission-based pay day. @ReformedBroker says the first thing to think about is investing it in a tax deferred account like an IRA or a 401(k).
Paul Brown became the CEO of Arby's in 2013. Coming from Hilton Worldwide, his career move may have come as a surprise to some, but Brown was a believer in the brand. In just a few years, Brown brought Arby's to record sales. He'd go on to co-found Inspire Brands, which owns Arby's, Buffalo Wild Wings, Rusty Taco, and Sonic. Through the acquisitions and the turnarounds, Brown has maintained one thing across the brands: authenticity.
J.P. Morgan Chase released its earnings for the first quarter of 2019 posting record profit and revenue. The bank beat the $28.4 billion estimate for revenue coming in with $29.85 billion. Its adjusted net income hit a record high with $9.18 billion, $1.5 billion more than estimates. CNBC Banking Reporter, Hugh Son, breaks down what led to the strong numbers including interest rates, credit, and aggressive growth.
Dollar Shave Club founder and CEO Michael Dubin knew there was a problem with buying men's razors. With a monthly membership, you could have razors delivered straight to your door at a fraction of the retail price. This concept, along with a viral video, disrupted the razor industry and ultimately led to DSC's billion dollar acquisition by Unilever.