As the final results of the 2016 election take shape, we look back on SmartCEO’s coverage of this crucial, unprecedented race and remind you that it’s time to vote.Read More »
After operating for nearly a century and a half, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is shutting down. Arguably, the venerable entertainer’s demise was precipitated by the emergence of more conscious consumers.Read More »
Yahoo wants to rename itself Altababa. Here’s a look at some other unusual corporate renaming choices.
This week, Yahoo announced that following the sale of its core business to Verizon Communications, its remaining assets would be combined under a holding company named “Altababa.” The decision prompted chuckles across the internet, but it’s hardly the first time a corporation has embarked on a widely mocked rebrand.Read More »
In 2017, several countries and at least one company are poised to embark on a major social experiment: What if people were simply handed a certain amount of money each year, no strings attached?Read More »
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state. What does Tillerson’s record at Exxon tell us about his leadership abilities and priorities?Read More »
Trump wants a tariff on companies that ship jobs overseas. Can it be done, and what’s the potential impact?
In a series of Tweets Dec. 4, president-elect Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs of 35 percent on companies that ship jobs overseas and want to re-import their products to the U.S. for sale. But are tariffs an effective tool in keeping manufacturers in the U.S., and is the plan actually viable?Read More »