Competing with leviathan
Middle-market firms, especially those below $50 million in annual revenue, may feel overwhelmed by the challenge of competing with very large competitors, often multinational firms, that seemingly have unlimited resources available to thwart all competition.
July 1, 2017
Amazon's deal for Whole Foods seen as ideal for urban pickup and delivery hubs
The Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc.’s purchase of Whole Foods Market Inc. could fill an important logistics gap for the online retailer, providing hundreds of stores perfectly positioned to serve as pickup and delivery hubs for urban customers.
June 17, 2017
Opinion: This incredible shrinking stock market is bad news for this type of investor
The stock pickers among you have fewer than half as many stocks to choose from as you did 20 years ago. Perhaps the most revealing statistic in this regard is the percentage of corporate profits that come from the 100 most profitable listed firms.
June 9, 2017
Keys to being the "perfect link" in the supply chain
The National Center for the Middle Market
The largest and fastest-growing middle market firms with successful supply chains develop deep, collaborative relationships with their most important customers, according to new research from The National Center for the Middle Market (NCMM).
June 7, 2017
Some graduation gifts really are better than others
Graduation season is upon us, and for many graduates, it’s a moment they’ll want to remember for the rest of their lives. Yet families often wonder about the best way to mark this special occasion. The graduation gift, of course, is one way.
May 30, 2017
Accounting alumni among the top performers on CPA exam
Fisher College of Business
Continuing a legacy of accounting excellence at Fisher, two accounting alumni have been honored as among the top performers nationwide on the Certifie
Kathleen: It’s honestly very surprising — I didn’t even know the award existed when I was sitting for the CPA exam. It certainly makes all the long hoKathleen: It’s a very humbling experience. Although I won this award, I’m still brand new to the profession of accounting and have so much to learn. TKathleen: The most significant take-away from my time at Fisher was the importance of asking questions. It’s one thing to take the law as written and
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May 26, 2017
Overcoming the odds: Ohio State student graduates with honors after criminal past
“It feels great,” Harley Blakeman said. “I woke up excited. I just kind of jumped out of bed, excited.” Sunday was Blakeman’s first graduation. He never graduated high school. He dropped out when he was 16 years old.
May 6, 2017