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Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Is the Biggest Product Launch in Its History

Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Is the Biggest Product Launch in Its History

It has only been a few months—maybe half a year—since Popeyes introduced a new chicken sandwich item to their menu. And it took only two weeks for the chicken franchise to completely sell out of their new sandwich inventory.  Actually,... 
FDA Approves Fish-OIl-Based Drug To Cut Cardiovascular Risk

FDA Approves Fish-OIl-Based Drug To Cut Cardiovascular Risk

The stock for biotech Amarin surged in a late session on Friday after US regulators approved its fish-oil-based Vascepa as a means to reduce proficiency of cardiovascular events in patients who have high triglycerides.   Before... 
Halliburton Announces Closure of El Reno Facility; Lays Off 800 Workers

Halliburton Announces Closure of El Reno Facility; Lays Off 800 Workers

The last month of the year is off to a rough start for many people at Halliburton as the company announced the closure of its entire El Reno operation, on Monday.  As a matter of fact, the company made the announcement... 
Some businesses like FedEx have had their tax bill cut to zero dollars

Some businesses like FedEx have had their tax bill cut to zero dollars

Businesses have been helped out in a major way with President Trump’s tax overhaul. For instance, before the tax cut, FedEx in its 2017 fiscal year, owed in taxes more than $1.5 billion and then did not owe anything... 
Restaurants close dining rooms, set up ‘dark kitchens’

Restaurants close dining rooms, set up ‘dark kitchens’

People are increasingly ordering food through apps like Uber Eats, Grub Hub, Inc. and Door Dash, that restaurants are closing their dining rooms and some are opening new shops with no tables or cash registers.  Restaurants... 
OpenText To Buy Carbonite for $1.42 Billion

OpenText To Buy Carbonite for $1.42 Billion

Enterprise information management company OpenText is set to acquire cloud data backup and protection service company Carbonite, this week, in a deal worth a reported $1.42 billion.  This could be quite an excellent... 
Johnson & Johnson Shares Recover As Report Says No Asbestos in Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson Shares Recover As Report Says No Asbestos in Baby Powder

You may recall that consumer goods company Johnson & Johnson recently recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder over the suspicion that they may be contaminated with asbestos.  The company pulled all of these bottles... 
Research peeks into dark heart of Uber riders when it comes to tipping

Research peeks into dark heart of Uber riders when it comes to tipping

Your ride is over, you’ve reached your destination. Its just you and your smartphone and the payment app. No ones looking. Do you tip or not? A study just published by the National Bureau of Economic Research reveals... 
Under Armour Founder Kevin Plank to Step Down as CEO

Under Armour Founder Kevin Plank to Step Down as CEO

Athletics wear company Under Armour is shaking things up at the top of its leadership, hopefully shaking up competition with rivals in the process.  This week, CEO Kevin Plank announced his resignation as well as his... 
Mack Trucks Union Workers Could Strike This Week Without A New Contract

Mack Trucks Union Workers Could Strike This Week Without A New Contract

With all this talk of the United Auto Workers union who are trying to get a better deal for their part in the success of the US auto industry, it might be easy to overlook another group of unified workers trying to get their own... 
US Producer Price Index Makes Unexpected Jump in August

US Producer Price Index Makes Unexpected Jump in August

The producer index in the United States has edged up, slightly, bringing up wholesale prices by about 0.1 percent in August.  This may have been in response to plummeting energy prices, all of which further signifying... 
Pfizer Inches Closer to New Off-Patent Drug Combination Deal with Mylan

Pfizer Inches Closer to New Off-Patent Drug Combination Deal with Mylan

Drug company Pfizer Inc has announced plans to combine its off-patent business with the Mylan NV line to form a generic drug giant that might have a better outlook in the increasing competitive American pharmaceuticals market.  You... 
SoftBank To Lend Employees $20B To Invest in Second Vision Fund

SoftBank To Lend Employees $20B To Invest in Second Vision Fund

Japanese investment firm SoftBank Group Corporation announced, this week, a plan to lend upwards of $20 billion to its employees so they can buy stakes in its second venture capital fund. This comes, of course, on the heels of... 
Arizona Tea To Enter the Marijuana Space

Arizona Tea To Enter the Marijuana Space

Marijuana-based products are starting to hit the consumer market, and we can expect to see this industry continue to expand in novel ways. This week, for example, the maker of Arizona Tea has announced the plan to enter the... 
Revenue and User Growth Are Driving Up Twitter Stock

Revenue and User Growth Are Driving Up Twitter Stock

Social media company Twitter reported financial results, this week, that beat investor estimates, but missed some analyst’s profit target.  This helped bump share price for the mobile sharing app as much as 9.7... 
Strong Outlook Rallies Shares of CrowdStrike Holdings

Strong Outlook Rallies Shares of CrowdStrike Holdings

As a new public company, CrowdStrike Holdings has released its first earnings report, as well as a better-than-expected July-quarter guidance. This earnings news has sent shares of the cybersecurity firm on a climb in extended... 
Domino’s Growth Slowing Among Intensifying Competition

Domino’s Growth Slowing Among Intensifying Competition

Shares of popular pizza delivery chain Domino’s slinked down about 6 percent before market open, on Tuesday, after reporting quarterly earnings results that have, once again, disappointed investors.  These results could... 
Bosses be warned: your staff may be watching Netflix while working

Bosses be warned: your staff may be watching Netflix while working

Do you suffer from FOMO? The fear of missing out? Especially when it comes to your favorite shows on TV when for whatever reason you missed an episode of your most favorite show. And you’re having a time of it trying to catch... 
Ford and Volkswagon collaborate on Autonomous and Electric vehicles

Ford and Volkswagon collaborate on Autonomous and Electric vehicles

In January of this year Ford and VW announced their joint venture regarding commercial vehicles. Today they are officially announcing their expansion of global collaborationto include autonomous (AV) and electrical vehicles... 
It’s Prime Day sales – the midsummer Black Friday

It’s Prime Day sales – the midsummer Black Friday

Yes! It all begins today, July 15, 2019 and will last for anywhere from 36 to 48 hours unlike Black Friday or Cyber Monday. It started at 2:49 EDT today. It all began five years ago when Amazon had its first Prime Day Sale...