Description: The company is asking local and state governments, including ones in Canada, to submit proposals for a development that will likely cost more than US$5 billion over the next 15 to 17 years and give the winning city or town an enormous economic boost. Source: NationalPost.com Date: Sep 07, 2017 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/technology/amazon-wants-a-second-north-american-hq-and-canadian-cities-can-apply-for-it Questions for discussion:… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Strategy
Description: In 2007, the top-selling image for the search term “woman” in Getty Image’s library of stock photography was a naked woman lying on a bed, gazing at the camera with a towel draped over her bottom half. In 2017, it’s a woman hiking a rocky trail in Banff National Park, alone on the edge of a cliff… Read more »
Description: Advice from Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cW0YrW Questions for Discussions: Summarize the advice presented to women in this report by Katherine Power. How might her suggestions possibly cause problems with coworkers or managers?
Description: Today, Lexi Kaplan of Lumos Energy Strips asks how to sell a product before it’s finished being developed. Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/entrepreneur/fp-startups/startup-grads-ask-an-expert-how-do-you-sell-a-product-still-in-development?__lsa=d414-9d2a Questions for Discussions: What are the problems related to trying to sell a product still in development? What are the recommendations provided by Reza Satchu?… Read more »
Description: He comes from a family of achievers Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cWzhzq Questions for discussion: How did Joel Gay answer the question? What do you think of his response? How does he compare to the textbook description of an entrepreneur?
Description: Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power gives us the scoop Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cuxfsH Questions for discussion: Who is the target customer? What is the strategic thinking for the launch of this new line? Do you think it will succeed?
Description: Kadakia is number 32 on this year’s 40 Under 40 list. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cX9mdR Questions for Discussions: What does CEO Payal Kadakia recommend? How does this level of simplification help structure her work?
In an attempt to boost sagging sales, General Motors partnered with online seller eBay to offer a limited set of new vehicles for sale in California. The program (called an “experiment” by GM) ended September 30, with the auto maker reporting limited interest and unrealistically low offers. Dealers, however, indicated that the program ended too… Read more »
ARTICLE SUMMARY: Disney created quite a stir in the entertainment industry by acquiring Marvel Entertainment. While some analysts contend that Disney overpaid, many believe the fit is good and Disney is poised to create plenty of value provided it can work out existing licensing agreements. Proponents of the deal see this as an opportunity for… Read more »
eBay CEO says that the payment site’s revenue will eclipse that of the online auction site soon. Embedded video from CNNMoney.com Video Source: CNNMoney.com Date: 7/24/2009 Keys: Strategy, planning, growth, organization structure, innovation, global dimensions Link: http://money.cnn.com Questions for discussion: Explain why PayPal is expected to grow larger than eBay? Given this change, what are… Read more »