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Anxiety On Sony Lot As Layoffs Coming Early Next Week
EXCLUSIVE : There is anxiety in Culver City today as word gets around on the Sony lot that significant layoffs are coming as soon as Monday.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Sophie Krishnan has been promoted Vice President of Global Marketing...
Krishnan previously served as Egencia's vice president of strategy and business development.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Privacy and security barriers to mobile payment use
In a survey of 25,000 US and European consumers for their "The Consumer View of Mobile Payments" report, Bain & Co confirms what other studies have already shown - mobile payments are yet to catch on.
Lessons From A Guy Who's Changing The World One Pencil At A Time
It's often said the biggest changes come from the smallest beginnings. For social entrepreneur Adam Braun , a single pencil changed the trajectory of his life, leading him to stray from a career on Wall Street to start the nonprofit, Pencils of Promise , which has built more than 200 schools and provided education to 20,000 underprivileged youth in ... (more)
Lord & Taylor innovates mobile payments with cross-channel bitcoin strategy - Mobile Commerce Daily
Please click here to sign up for Mobile Commerce Daily Lord & Taylor innovates mobile payments with cross-channel bitcoin strategy Lord & Taylor and its Canadian counterpart Hudson's Bay Company are now accepting bitcoin payments through the mobile application Pounce enabling customers to purchase directly from a print ad.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Finextra Research news
Americans and Europeans wary of in-store mobile payments - survey
Only a quarter of people in the US and Western Europe are willing to use their mobile devices for in-store payments, according to a survey from Bain & Company.
Globe and Mail
The world is awash in excess cash. Time to free up capital
In 1982, as the UK suffered from its highest unemployment levels in fifty years, the punk band Gang of Four released their song Capital .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Drinks Business
Concha aims to double UK sales
Concha y Toro has embarked on a mission to double its UK business to 10 million cases annually in the next five years.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Designers nurture penchant for petals
No industry, like no man, is an island. Behind the global luxury sector, valued by Bain & Co at more than a 200bn, are a host of smaller specialities that have grown to serve the high fashion world, from feathers to fringe makers to, most recently, florists.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bain & Co.: Buyout Shops Thinking Small
After a disappointing 2013, the number of new investments in private equity is expected to rise in 2014, according to the latest global industry survey by consultancy Bain & Co.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Opinion: Your SAT scores shouldn't disqualify you for a job
Hiring the right people is one of the hardest things a company does. Asking for SAT scores is a shortcut, a lazy way of screening for talent that has no proven value.
4 Ways to Enhance Digital Customer Experience in China
For a number of years, Chinese consumers have been adapting to a more Western style of commerce, thanks to growing smartphone use and access to products via mobile Internet.
Private equity faces sits on cash mountain, wonders how to spend it - Bain
Private equity funds face increasing deal-making competition in 2014, Bain & Company consultants said on Monday, with a record $1 trillion cash pile adding to the pressure to find strong investments.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The News Journal
20-year-old SAT scores shouldn't cost you a job
Middle aged and looking to change jobs? Then you may have to dust off not just your resume but also your SAT scores.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Your SAT Scores Will Come Back to Haunt You
You don't want to relive the high-school stress of taking the SATs, but if you're a job-seeker, you might have no other choice.
Nashoba Publishing Online
Masy Systems expanding
Owners John and Laurie Masiello recently purchased the building that houses Unitec Engineering, at 27 Lomar Park Drive to add onto their existing office space at 10 Lomar Park, across the street.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Should employers care about job candidates' SAT scores?
Having past work experience, special skills and a college GPA on a resume may not be enough for some jobs.
The Washington Monthly
Branded With the Numbers
Since it remains in most lines of work a buyer's market for talent, it's not surprising many employers have felt free to indulge tendencies to be irrationally picky .
The Globe and Mail
Buying into bling
An employee adjusts a display of Mont Blanc jewellery at the luxury-goods company's store in Beijing.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Why procurement in Asia-Pac needs overhaul
Setting a benchmark: As procurement represents the lion's share of overall costs in certain industries, the pursuit of world-class procurement capabilities is equally critical in developing as well as developed countries in the region.