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Is Pier 1 done?

December 16, 2019 Nic Gustafson

Inside Pier 1 stores this holiday season employees are busy helping shoppers finish up their shopping lists. Back at Pier 1 headquarters finance staff are getting ready for their quarterly earnings call, scheduled for this Wednesday, December 18th. In anticipation …

Streaming battleground: Disney+ vs. Netflix

November 20, 2019 Nic Gustafson

The streaming war has been hot, but it just got hotter as Disney launched its own streaming service last week (though not without a few hiccups). there has been much speculation as to how this will impact Netflix‘s already slowing subscription …

Vaping industry getting burned

October 31, 2019 Isaac Flath

The past few months have been a horror story for the vaping industry. Thirty-seven deaths and a mysterious vaping-related respiratory illness have garnered endless bad press and resulted in increased interest and actions from legislators at all levels of government. And …

When comparing the success of healthcare companies, a very important distinction is whether the company is publicly or privately held. We tend to hear that private healthcare companies are able to move faster and innovate earlier but are more volatile, …

WeWork, More Like We Blew It

September 26, 2019 Isaac Flath

It’s been a wild ride for WeWork, the co-working space that aims to “be the ecosystem for your entire life.” After raising $14.2 billion in nine rounds of funding, starting 2019 with a valuation of $47 billion and filing for IPO …