While the firm said economic net income from private equity nearly doubled, it reported declines in its real estate business and its credit business, which it said was hampered by a challenging market.
Remember when we told you that GMC wanted a “professional-grade” Jeep Wrangler? General Motors wants one for the brand, too. The Wall Street Journal reports GM recently sought feedback from its dealers regarding the market viabilityShow More Summary
A farmer's legal challenge to USDA's marketing order for raisins will be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court and could have an impact on other volume controls for crops. Click here for the full story
The job market may be improving, but for many people, finding the right new gig is still a huge challenge. After years of cutbacks in corporate programs, few Americans have had much on-the-j0b training at all. And even if your workplace is giving out promotions, the competition for getting one is especially stiff after years of pent-up demand. Show More Summary
The Japanese auto maker saw its volumes decline in the first half of fiscal 2015 amid a challenging market environment. The company had to recall about 5 million cars in the U.S. and Japan due to faulty airbags provided by the Takata Corporation and had a hefty lawsuit filed against it by consumers in the U.S. Show More Summary
The rise of privacy as an online issue is creating the greatest challenges to brands and marketing. Once again, it’s interesting because these issues are not primarily about technology, but consumers (aka people’s) views about what they feel comfortable with....
One of the biggest challenges innovators face is to truly understand the market opportunity space before they start creating a strategy and well in advance of product development. Since we can't see the future, we need to gain some real insight from deep domain experts and make sense of possible scenarios. Show More Summary
Despite the enormous opportunities for growth in mobile marketing today, stark reminders emerge every now and then that serve to reiterate a sober reality for some — not all players survive the challenging game of mobile marketing by playing alone. One such reminder came into focus last week, as mobile marketing firm Hipcricket announced that […]
Federal prosecutors seek to reverse a crucial insider trading ruling. | Markets shake off Greek election results. | An obscure law has its day. | PartnerRe and Axis Capital Holdings agree to merge.
A low-cost, low-energy process for treating high-salinity industrial wastewater and affordable biodegradable plastics produced from methane are among the 10 winners of a green chemistry challenge co-sponsored by Nike and NASA. The latest...Show More Summary
Writing engaging and informative marketing copy for your business can be a struggle. Finding the right words that convey who you are, what you do and target your ideal client can be a challenge. At the 2014 Small Business Summit, Jean...Show More Summary
The DRAM market, especially at the consumer level, is a cut and thrust business. Margins are small on a per-module basis, but with the right volume it can make several companies earn a tidy profit. If they move into the server market, there is even more potential. Show More Summary
Metamarkets Inc. is attempting to solve one of the biggest challenges facing marketers who are actively incorporating data into their work with a new visualization engine for dissecting multi-dimensional information. The company, which specializes in building real-time analytics platforms for digital … Continue reading ?
B2B marketers across all verticals are constantly challenged with driving qualified leads to hand off to Sales, all while making sure that cost per lead (CPL) is optimized – the less the CPL, the better. As a result, an entire ecosystem of tools, strategies and tactics are at marketers’ fingertips today.
Marketers have more data than ever at their fingertips, but that doesn't mean their jobs are any easier. Here are some of marketers' biggest challenges today. Read the full article at MarketingProfs
The price of crude oil has fallen more than 50% since summer and drivers are responding exactly as economists would predict. Americans are driving more, the market for SUVs is roaring again and the average fuel economy of new cars sold is declining after years of increases. read more
Apple’s share of smartphone sales in critical Asian markets has soared since the company introduced new handsets with larger screens last September, and the U.S. company is now challenging Samsung Electronics of South Korea on its home turf, according to a report Wednesday from Counterpoint Research.
One of the greatest challenges posed by the job market today is the overwhelming number of young people, the millennial generation, who are finding themselves consistently out of work. In fact, as many as 39 percent of the 25 and under population are either unemployed or underemployed, according to Dennis Yang, president and COO of [...]
EyeforTravel.com published an article yesterday, Amazon’s online travel march continues and enviable lessons in how to do it from Japan, on the potential for Amazon.com to expand into the online hotel booking market with a proposition hotels may favor over Expedia and Priceline. Show More Summary