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If you live in a metropolitan area of a million people or more, the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy. If you don't, it looks terrible. Some recently released data emphasized the regional disparities in job growth. LinkedIn, in its monthly … more
In 2016, businesses and consumers encountered some of the largest computer breaches and attacks on record. These include the 2014 breach at Yahoo! with the hacking of 500 million user accounts, the proliferation of ransomware hitting nearly half of … more
In 1788, Edward Gibbon set forth in his famous multivolume work, "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire," his ideas about why that great civilization withered and died. Surprisingly, it involves moral decay, both societal and individual, just as much … more
Everyone is in sales. To me, job titles don't matter; every employee must think about sales. It's the only way any company can stay in ­business. There are no jobs if you don't bring the business through the front door. That's why I have a … more
When making a decision such as whether to hire, insure or lend to someone, is more data better? Actually, when it comes to fairness, the opposite is often true. Consider a recent Harvard Business Review experiment, which involved sending … more
Tax law states that the purchaser of "all or substantially all" the assets of another business is responsible for the seller's tax liability. So you need to factor this in when you are structuring the acquisition. If you don't, you could be in for a … more
Super Bowl LI has to be one of the greatest contests ever: What a comeback! For me, it brought back an incredible memory, when I had the pleasure of interviewing Bill Belichick, Super Bowl-winning coach of the New England Patriots, for my … more
Employee equity ownership of companies has been promoted in the U.S. since the country's founding. After the Revolutionary War, Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton fostered the resurgence of the codfish industry by providing financial subsidies … more
If you are acquiring or thinking about acquiring a company, don't overlook your sales tax liability. Failing to adequately address successor liability on the front end of the deal may put you on the hook for sales and use tax not paid by the seller … more
Even before President Donald Trump took office, the calls for boycotts began. "@Amazon we are not shopping with you until u pull all Trump merchandise," one woman wrote on Twitter in November. Another tweeted: "I'll NEVER buy @LLBean for my daughter … more
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