On the cusp of its 10 year anniversary, Facebook announced the “Facebook Paper” app – a combination of social networking and content feed that seems strikingly similar to one of my favorite apps Flipboard, with some of the Facebook features included in the app.
Refusing to Hire Male Applicant Who Listed a “Husband” On Application: Balancing Religious Rights and Anti-Discrimination Laws
The Boston Globe and Boston.com have reported what may be a legal first – a case just filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) against a religiously affiliated college prep school by a gay man who claims that his offer of employment was withdrawn after the school discovered that he listed a “husband” as his emergency contact.
Two issues of first impression came before the Third Circuit in Brownstein v. Lindsay. “First impression” means that it is a new legal issue for that court.
The number of companies with shares listed on U.S. stock exchanges increased last year compared to 2012, which is the first annual increase in the number of publicly traded companies in the U.S. since 1997, according to information from the World Federation of Exchanges.
The Washington Post’s reporters, Kimberly Kindy and Brady Dennis jumped into FSIS’s “what’s an adulterant” thicket with their story posted yesterday “Salmonella outbreaks expose weakness in USDA oversight.” The article is worth the read.
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games begin today in Sochi, Russia. Numerous U.S. multinational corporations such as McDonald’s, Coca Cola, Proctor & Gamble and Visa are sponsoring or participating, and 10,000 Americans are expected to attend.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans believe there should be more government oversight of food safety, according to a survey conducted by Harris Interactive, a Nielsen polling company.
If you have tuned into the news over the last few months, you are likely aware that several major corporations—including one of the nation’s largest retail chains—have suffered data breaches.
California Senate Passes SB 383 Expanding the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act to Online Transactions of Downloadable Content
On January 30, 2014, the California Senate approved SB 383, which amends the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act (Song-Beverly Act) to apply to online credit card transactions of electronic downloadable content (e.g., music, videos).
Marketers Predict Trends to Watch in 2014: Insights from Brown Shoe Company’s Chief Marketing Officer, Will Smith
Concluding the three part prediction series, I turn to Will Smith, Brown Shoe Company’s Chief Marketing Officer, to get his thoughts on what 2014 holds for the retail industry.