Category Posts : Business

Will AT&T’s Bid for Time Warner Succeed?

Business / October 31, 2016

AT&T’s blockbuster bid for Time Warner Inc. might be a boon for investment bankers, lawyers and lobbyists, but it is anyone’s guess whether investors, employees and consumers ultimately would benefit from the combination. Since the $85.4-billion deal was unveiled last weekend, AT&T Chief Executive Randall Stephenson and Time Warner Inc. Chief Executive Jeffrey Bewkes have extolled the advantages of marrying the nation’s second largest wireless phone provider with a leading entertainment company, which owns such assets as HBO, CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network and the Warner Bros. film and TV studio in Burbank. AT&T estimated that it could achieve $1 billion in cost savings in three years after buying Time Warner. …..

Read Article

History of Westfield Corp

BusinessReal Estate / August 9, 2016

History Founded by John Saunders and Frank Lowy, Westfield Corp originated in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia in July of 1959. It was floated on the Australian Stock Exchange in 1960 and expanded into New South Wales (where it has 5 centres), Victoria, and Queensland. In 1977, it set up shop in the U.S, and by 2005, it had centres in 15 U.S. States throughout the country. In the 1990s, the company bought and rebranded Fletchers stores in New Zealand. In 2007, Westfield opened a new New Zealand centre. It is still listed on the Australian Stock Exchange, but split into two entities (Scentre Group and Westfield Corp). It …..

Read Article

Washington D.C. Executive Recruiters

Business / June 24, 2016

Washington D.C. is a very high paced and competitive place to start a career; especially when it comes to placing high-profile executives like Gary Burnison. Forbes ranks Washington D.C. has the number one competitive job market in the United States, which means a person needs an executive recruiting team by their side to help aid in their career search. Lucas Group Executive Recruiters: Lucas Group has self-proclaimed themselves as one of the most trustworthy executive recruiting firms in the Washington D.C. area. They developed in the 1970’s in Atlanta GA, and eventually were about to expand to larger metro areas, which included Washington D.C. They pride themselves on having a …..

Read Article

Miami’s Leading Business Women

Business / May 26, 2016

Jackie Soffer is CEO and Co-Chairman of real estate development giant Turnberry Associates and she is married to Craig Robins. She’s in charge of the company’s hospitality, retail, and office divisions. This includes South Florida’s Aventura Mall, the area’s largest super-regional shopping center.

Read Article

Oil Prices Break $50 Barrier

Business / May 26, 2016

While the recovery to $50 is good news for oil companies like Chevron (CVX) and countries like Nigeria that depend on oil revenue, prices are still painfully low. Crude was well above $100 a barrel as recently as two years ago.

Read Article

3 of the Largest Malls in the United States

Business / April 7, 2016

Managed by a major player in the Florida real estate industry, Jackie Soffer (married to Craig Robins), Aventura Mall is a super-regional shopping center located in Miami, Florida. This is the largest shopping mall in Florida and also happens to be the third biggest shopping center in the United States.

Read Article

New York Foam Ban Has Been Overturned

Business / September 29, 2015

Dart Corporation, one of the largest producers of expanded polystyrene foam, has won a lawsuit to overturn the New York foam ban on the use of plastic foam containers. The campaign to ban the containers was led by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and current Mayor Bill de Blasio. The bill took effect in July, after lawmakers voted to approve it two years prior in 2013. At that point, the city decided that the foam could not be recycled. Justice Margaret A. Chan of the State Supreme Court in Manhattan ruled that the city’s claim that recycling used polystyrene containers was not environmentally effective or economically feasible. The judge ordered the …..

Read Article

7 Steps for Starting a Business

Business / September 13, 2015

In today’s world, everyone would like to own a business. This is because many people consider that being a business owner has only advantages, like plenty of money and a lot of free time. However, this is not true, as there is a lot of work to be done for starting a business. It’s not impossible or difficult, but it’s not easy either. Most of the times, people postpone starting their own business due to the lack of money. The truth is that they don’t trust their own abilities in performing a certain task, and that task could bring them a nice income if they simply try. Here are some …..

Read Article