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Should Equifax Have Been More Transparent?

  In May Equifax was hit with a massive data breach that compromised the personal information of 143 million people, and apparently this is not the first time that this has happened. We are now starting to learn per the Wall Street Journal that back in March the company had ...

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Honda CEO Shifts Focus to Electric Vehicles

In Yoko Kubota’s article, “Honda CEO Shifts Focus to Electric Vehicles”, he explains what is causing Honda’s increased focus on producing hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as the connection between this and some of the limitations that Honda has faced in past months. Kubota believes that recent scandals are ...

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Bloomingdale’s Holiday Ad Draws Backlash for Appearing to Promote Date Rape

This article talks about Bloomingdale’s new holiday catalog that features Rebecca Minkoff’s new holiday collection. Within the catalog contains the slogan, “Spike your best friend’s eggnog when they’re not looking”. It only took 2 days for this to go viral where people took to social media to express their outrage ...

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Volkswagen Seeks to Rebuild Trust With U.S. Initiative

      Because of Volkswagen’s emission-cheating scandal, the company had gone through a struggling and hard time to facing all kinds of criticism. However, it starts to make an effort to try to win the consumers trust again gradually. Volkswagen’s U.S representative came out recently announced a series of ...

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Japan Toughens Insider-Trading Law

Japan has been considered as one of the less strict countries in terms of their insider-trading laws compared to the United States and European countries. However, recent insider-trading by some employees from Nomura Holdings Inc. and Daiwa Securities Group in 2012 made the government to restrict insider-trading more seriously. Since ...

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Walmart and Other Retailers Are Cutting Jobs

An article written in the Wall Street Journal on Friday, October 2nd, outlined recent struggles for large commercial retailers, but specifically Wal-Mart. Around 450 employees will be laid off from the company’s headquarters in Arkansas within the next few weeks, and the article indicates that this action is due to ...

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