Family Dollar, a troubled discount store, is up for sale. They have entered an agreement to merge with Dollar Tree for US$8.5 billion. Recently, Dollar General, a competitor, offered US$9.7 billion. On August 21, 2014, Family Dollar’s board unanimously rejected Dollar General’s offer and reasserted their desire to go forward with Dollar Tree. The grounds were that Dollar General failed to address Family Dollar’s antitrust concerns. Somewhat ironically, this rationale has likely given Dollar General a roadmap to a bid that Family Dollar’s board couldn’t refuse without breaching their fiduciary duties.
On August 11, 2014, the ownership group for the Toronto Blue Jays, Rogers Blue Jays Partnership, filed a Notice of Opposition with the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, opposing the registration of Creighton University’s redesigned Bluejay logo.
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors has voted 16-2 to adopt landmark revisions to its governance structure. The Board’s decision will provide limited autonomy for the 65 “Big 5” institutions in the Atlantic Coast, Big 12, Big 10, Pac-12 and the Southeastern athletic conferences.
A Houston area woman has sued Facebook asking for $123 million because Facebook was slow to take down a fake a profile created by her ex-boyfriend with pornographic images.
A new federal proposal would require new passenger cars and trucks to contain vehicle-to-vehicle communication technology, which uses radio communications to allow vehicles to “talk” to each other and, for example, warn drivers of safety hazards.
So far in the “State of the Creative” series, we’ve heard from Chief Creative Officer’s at: Ogilvy & Mather North America, Weber Shandwick, GREY, and 360i. This week we continue to examine what it means to be a creative in today’s world…
It’s symptomatic of the syndrome: So many people who presume to speak for and about journalism’s shortcomings misdiagnose both the problem and its solutions.
Founded in 2007, Glassdoor.com is an online “career community” with a database consisting of several million company reviews, CEO ratings, salary reports, interview reports, and more.
There is something stirring in the skies, and it’s about to turn the independent filmmaking world upside down. With this year’s arrival of accessible, affordable, and—most importantly—legal unmanned aircraft systems (UAS, or “drones”), aerial cinematography is no longer out of reach for small-scale independent moviemakers. Recent shifts in the technological and regulatory circumstances surrounding small UAS may soon disrupt the filmmaking landscape.