Categories: Innovation

Consumers Still Going Green

Posted by: Jena McGregor on February 07

Looking for new ways to grow? In this environment, many companies are trying to find some kind of new way to grab the interest of spending-wary consumers. Boston Consulting Group...

Knowing When Not to Fold 'Em

Posted by: Jena McGregor on August 19

Sometimes, I find the ranting from Tom Peters on his blog a little much to handle. But yesterday's post, in his typically contrarian style, is at least a little inspiring...

Smart Advertising

Posted by: Diane Brady on June 05

I skip past most ads but I enjoy seeing ones that show sparks of creativity. As I was watching the NBA Finals tonight, I noticed an ad for the movie,...

GE's ambitious water plans

Posted by: Diane Brady on May 28

Normally, I'm skeptical of green initiatives by companies--whether it's a carbon offset or an expensive new earth-friendly product. But one thing that intuitively makes sense is a push to reduce...

Starbucks: It's the Coffee, Stupid

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on May 06

Is it just me? I was once a glutton for Starbucks. The company's iced quad espressos had me flying all day. The stuff was crack. I was hooked. We were...

Something to Chew On

Posted by: Diane Brady on April 28

Everyone listens to Warren Buffett. The world's richest man is often hailed as one of the greatest stock pickers in history. So why is Buffett buying a stake in Wrigley,...

The People Who Beat You Up: Your Best Innovators

Posted by: Michelle Conlin on April 16

Perhaps no company gets bashed more than Wal Mart. They inspire documentaries, satires, musicals, loads of exposes. And their own special section at Barnes & Noble. In the lemons-to-lemonade department,...

Cuts vs. Growth

Posted by: Jena McGregor on January 23

Talk about high executive turnover: Since 2005, the Los Angeles Times has had three different top editors. James O’Shea, who took the top job 14 months ago, just became the...

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