While Wells Fargo branch employees aggressively pressured consumers to sign up for new accounts, commercial bankers adopted a relatively stingy approach to lending money to companies. While Wells Fargo branch employees aggressively pressured consumers to sign up for new accounts, commercial bankers adopted a relatively stingy approach to lending money to companies. Wells Fargo CEO […]Continue reading "Wells Fargo aggressive with consumers, careful with companies"
Walmart is in the process of cutting 20% of its leadership staff above store level, as reported by a field executive for the retailer. Within the next three weeks, the company will reduce its total number of regional markets from 450 to 350, which will eliminate approximately 300 executive positions by the beginning of October. […]Continue reading "Walmart To Cut 20% Of Leadership Staff: Breaking News"
Bitcoin is well off its all-time high, due in large part to moves by China to shut down domestic Bitcoin exchanges. Also putting pressure on Bitcoin: The People’s Bank of China recently banned initial coin offerings (ICO), thus outlawing the practice of creating and selling cryptocurrency to investors to finance startup projects in the country. […]Continue reading "Collateral Damage From The Inevitable Bitcoin Crash"
Customers flock to the opening of a new Lidl store.Business Insider/Hayley Peterson German grocery chains Aldi and Lidl are gearing up for a major US expansion with lower prices than Kroger or Walmart. Kroger’s prices on private label items are roughly 31% higher than those of Aldi or Lidl, according to channel checks done in Virginia and […]Continue reading "2 German grocery chains are preparing to take over the US — and Kroger should be terrified"
The Atlanta Tech Village was founded in December 2012 and houses over 300 startups and has 1,000 members. The Atlanta Tech Village, located in Buckhead, aims to help Atlanta become a top 5 tech startup city. Photos courtesy of the Atlanta Tech Village. Becoming an entrepreneur is the stuff dreams are made of: making your […]Continue reading "7 steps to transition from a 9-to-5 to a full-fledged entrepreneur"
It’s a radical concept that may seem too good to be true. A 100 percent virtual and completely free conference? But a Charleston, South Carolina-based startup is making the concept a reality this month. Launchpeer, a high-growth tech consultancy, is hosting the inaugural Launch Summit beginning September 18th. The event is 100 percent online and […]Continue reading "Launch Summit Brings Startup Experts Straight to Your Laptop"
Jeffrey “Jeff” Weiner, chief executive officer of LinkedIn [+] [-] Corp., smiles during a Bloomberg Television interview at the company’s headquarters in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. In addition to new announcements, the company also introduced a new product called LinkedIn Learning based on its acquisition of Lynda.com last year. Photographer: […]Continue reading "This Is How Entrepreneurs, Students And Teachers Can Benefit From LinkedIn Learning"
It is no secret that you can get a university-level education for free on the internet. But where do you begin? How do you pick the right courses? It’s simpler than you think. Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC) are a big thing now. Renowned universities like Harvard, MIT, Yale, and others offer entire courses for […]Continue reading "Online Learning Is Simpler Than You Think! 5 Sites to Get Started"
Sloane Stephens was chill about winning the U.S. Open, until she got her $3.7 million check After an all-American women’s U.S. Open semifinal, Sloane Stephens became the champion on Saturday in a match that even Serena Williams said she was excited to watch. The 24-year-old beat Madison Keys in two sets to win […]Continue reading "Sloane Stephens was chill about winning the U.S. Open, until she got her $3.7 million check"