Business

May03, 2014

BillaBong Gets New COO

Its official. Billabong has appointed their COO. The brand that has become famous with surfing has anointed Jeff Streader as their new Chief Operations Officer. This comes after BillaBong’s recent higher of Mark Weber as men’s global merchandising & design…
May02, 2014

Pepsi – from soda to fashion and beyond!

When we think of Pepsi, what comes to mind? Probably cola, soda, maybe the Superbowl, even sporting events and sponsorship's. But is fashion and clothing anywhere in that ballpark? Well it should be, because Pepsi on its website does sell…
May02, 2014

Month of April Sees Big Surge in U.S. Employment Rate

Hooray! This past April has seen a big surge in the U.S. employment rate. According to the labor department there were an estimated 288,000 jobs that were created. In addition there were another 36,000 jobs that were created during the…
May01, 2014

FatFace plans for IPO on London Stock Exchange!

FatFace, an English clothing company, ”began in 1988 with two guys enjoying life on the slopes in the French Alps and desperately trying to avoid working for a living. With money running out, Tim and Jules had a plan; print…
May01, 2014

GM Bailout costs $11.2B in Taxpayer funds!

When the government decided to bailout the US Auto industry it had a vision to save it, not to make a profit. As a result the US government lost $11.2 billion dollars in the bailout of General Motors. The US…
May01, 2014

A change at Rolex, but not with the watch!

Well it’s time for a change at Rolex. Not with the aesthetic of the actual watches, but with the top of the executive committee. Newly appointed CEO Jean-Frederic Dufour will become head of Rolex, and replace Gian Riccardo Marini. The…
Apr30, 2014

Michael Kors and Luxottica ink 10 year licensing deal!

Michael Kors, a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear. Luxottica, a global leader in premium, luxury and sports eyewear, have just announced a 10 year licensing agreement. This partnership will enable Luxottica to produce the fashion eyewear for…
Apr30, 2014

Maserati strikes U.S. luxury car market!

Jumping into the mass luxury automobile market is Maserati. Considered one of the fine Italian supercars and imports, it has begun to take a chunk out of the high end sedan and sports coupe markets in the U.S. Still predominantly…
Apr30, 2014

Minimum Wage Stalls in Senate

Well it shouldn’t be a surprise but the U.S. Senate can not come to a compromise. This time it’s minimum wage. Currently the lowest possible wage an employer can legally pay their employees $7.25/hr. The goal had been to raise…
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