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Bangladesh garment factory owners say they are soaking up much of the cost of nearly doubling wages as some global retailers balk at price hikes, leaving less money for safety improvements urged by apparel chains after last year's Rana Plaza disaster.
WorleyParsons needed to restore a culture of "intense focus" on customers, Mr Wood said, adding he was planning to run a cultural change program throughout the company with the help of psychologist Barry Bloch, who runs the company's human resources
Since the economic recovery began, corporate America went to great lengths to improve the efficiency of its operations. The American worker knows that "improved efficiency" is largely innuendo for layoffs, longer hours, and only modest pay increases (
00 am Obama to promote equal pay President Barack Obama plans two executive actions this week to promote equal pay for women and to promote equal pay as a critical issue for Democrats this election year. Today 3:00 am Bloomberg There is no vehicle
This weekend, Jesse Livermore of the Philosphical Economics blog published a lengthy discussion on margins , and he took particular issue with a measure popularized by John Hussman...GDP will increase as if the sale entailed a 100% profit
In the past two years, as the automotive industry has turned around, Taiwanese connector plants have relied on this niche market to transform, effectively escape the slowdown of the PC industry, and post dazzling achievements in operating profits.
Myer boss Bernie Brookes promises investors will see results in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg Myer boss Bernie Brookes says the nation's biggest department store isn't desperate to clinch a $3.2 billion merger with arch rival David Jones, and would deliver
Bloomberg News Signs of improving customer traffic and prospects that a tighter supply chain will pay off in higher profits are bolstering bullish options in Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. The price of calls that pay out if the stock gains 10 percent
were up 4% after-hours recently after the grocery chain announced that it was in discussions with potential buyers...Is selling itself the best move for Safeway? The news of a potential sale came during the fourth-quarter report, which featured $11.
Corporate America has managed to deliver sky-high profits on little revenue growth thanks to expanding profit margins . Cheap debt, low tax rates, and increased productivity have fattened profit margins to record levels. While managers believe