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D&B CMO Rishi Dave Talks Business Transformation with Forbes

BIZMOLOGY — Dun & Bradstreet‘s CMO Rishi Dave recently sat down with Forbes CMO Network editor Jennifer Rooney to discuss D&B’s ongoing business transformation and brand modernization initiatives. Dave discussed […]

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Burger King’s Latest Acquisition: About Taxes or Growth?

BIZMOLOGY — This week Miami-based Burger King Worldwide announced it would acquire iconic Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion. The deal will create one of the world’s biggest […]

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Why Media Companies Are Splitting Themselves Up

BIZMOLOGY — This week USA TODAY publisher Gannett announced it would break up with itself. The company, which publishes 80 daily newspapers and owns more than 45 television stations, will […]

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Tobacco and Chocolate Mergers Making Headlines

BIZMOLOGY — News this week of two big mergers involving companies engaged in the business of guilty pleasures: chocolate and tobacco. Reynolds American and Lorillard yesterday announced a $27.4 billion merger that […]

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5 Ways the US Can Attract More Foreign Direct Investment

BIZMOLOGY — Building cars, designing computers, making medicine, and brewing beer. These are all things Americans are pretty good at, and they also are among the industries that attract millions […]

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Elon Musk’s Next Move: Solar Panel Manufacturing

BIZMOLOGY — At a time when investing in solar panel manufacturing is a business story punchline, Tesla Motors and SpaceX founder Elon Musk is going all-in when other solar gamblers […]

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Rising food costs impact restaurant supply chain strategies

BIZMOLOGY — In recent years brisket, bacon, and pork belly have gone from bit player extras to sought-after A-list celebrities with reality shows and t-shirts. But some diners are already […]

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Convergys acquires Stream Global Services

BIZMOLOGY — Earlier this year Convergys Corporation released a press statement announcing its acquisition of competitor Stream Global Services. The purchase is expected to close in the first quarter of […]

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Are auto suppliers embracing a less-is-more strategy?

BIZMOLOGY — After weathering the Great Recession and its immediate aftermath, many automotive suppliers are shifting gears and adopting a less-is-more strategy. Even before the recession of the late-2000s, large […]

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Check it out: First Research update reveals uptick in M&A activity

BIZMOLOGY — After several sleepy years with few business acquisitions, M&A activity increased in numerous industries in 2013, according to valuation multiples data provided to First Research by Pratt’s Stats. […]