Disney CEO Bob Iger recently addressed employees during a town hall meeting, expressing his excitement for the future of the company. After a year focused on fixing various aspects of the business, Iger is now looking forward to a period of building and growth. In this article, we will explore Disney’s plans for expansion, the
Regional banks with assets between $80 billion and $120 billion are currently facing mounting pressure on their returns and profitability, making them potential targets for acquisition by larger competitors. Christopher McGratty, an analyst at KBW, highlights that this group of banks has the lowest structural returns among institutions with at least $10 billion in assets.
It has never been easy for small or independent music venues to turn a profit. However, the past year has brought on new challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the industry hard. While large stadiums are bouncing back with sold-out shows for popular artists, smaller venues are struggling to regain their pre-pandemic business levels. In
In recent years, social media platforms have become more than just a place for entertainment and networking. They have evolved into powerful tools for e-commerce, with consumers increasingly turning to social media for their shopping needs. TikTok, known for its viral videos and creative content, has now ventured into the realm of e-commerce with its
In the fast-paced world of air travel, every minute counts. The difference between making or missing a connection could spell disaster for passengers, while delays can have a ripple effect on airlines’ schedules. Recognizing the importance of time, major airlines have been implementing strategies to improve efficiency and reduce costs. While these time savings may
Apple Original Films may be a newcomer in the film industry, but it is already making history. In 2022, the studio won the prestigious Best Picture award at the Academy Awards for “CODA,” marking the first time a streaming service has ever received this honor. With only three years of film releases under its belt,
Nordstrom, a renowned department store operator, recently reported a nearly 7% decline in sales, reflecting the broader trend of weak demand and financially constrained consumers. Despite this setback, the company maintained its full-year sales outlook, expecting a decline of 4% to 6% compared to the previous year. Nordstrom’s adjusted earnings per share forecast was also
McDonald’s, the global fast-food giant, has announced that it will be purchasing Carlyle’s stake in its China business, increasing its minority share from 20% to 48% ownership. This move comes as part of McDonald’s strategy to own fewer restaurants and instead rely on franchisees with local market knowledge to operate its locations. In 2017, McDonald’s
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, airlines are gearing up for what is expected to be a record-breaking travel season. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is projecting that they will screen approximately 30 million passengers from November 17th to November 28th, the highest number ever recorded. With an estimated 2.9 million passengers taking to the skies
Investment firm JAT Capital recently sent a strongly worded letter to the board of Bed Bath & Beyond, expressing their frustrations and concerns over the company’s behavior and lack of transparency. In the letter, JAT Capital accuses the board of refusing to answer questions from shareholders and engaging in what they describe as “poor behavior”.