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  1. Netflix Stock: Analyzing 3 Key Customers (NFLX)

    Find out how Netflix became a dominant Internet television network worldwide and ...
  2. What eBay's Valuation Means for PayPal (EBAY, ...

    Discover why eBay had such a high valuation when it separated from PayPal in July ...
  3. Why MLPs May Be a Thing of the Past

    Do rising rates as well as lower oil prices mean a bleak future for master limited ...
  4. 7 Careers That No Longer Exist

    Learn how technology and innovation has led to the near-extinction and elimination ...
  5. Betamax, International Symbol Of Bad Marketing, ...

    Sony Betamax is the business textbook case study of a company's spectacular oversight ...
  6. The Story of Uber: How a Snowy Night in Paris ...

    Uber's journey to become the world's most highly valued private startup.
  1. Netflix Stock: Analyzing 3 Key Customers (NFLX)

    Find out how Netflix became a dominant Internet television network worldwide and ...
  2. What eBay's Valuation Means for PayPal (EBAY, ...

    Discover why eBay had such a high valuation when it separated from PayPal in July ...
  3. Betamax, International Symbol Of Bad Marketing, ...

    Sony Betamax is the business textbook case study of a company's spectacular oversight ...
  4. What Led to Lumber Liquidators' Decline? (LL)

    Read about how a "60 Minutes" story on laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators ...
  5. Acquisition of Zulily Inc

    On August 17, 2015, Zulily Inc (ZU), an e-commerce company that caters mothers and ...
  6. 3 Companies You Never Thought Would Go Bankrupt ...

    Understand more about company bankruptcy and why a company would file for bankruptcy. ...
  1. How did Enron use off-balance-sheet items to hide huge debts and toxic assets?

    Find out how Enron misused special purpose vehicles to hide mountains of debt prior to its infamous scandal and collapse ...
  2. Where did the term 'Nostro' account come from?

    Discover where the term "nostro account" came from and how, since its Renaissance foundation, its meaning has evolved to ...
  3. Can the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index be used to determine competitive balance in professional ...

    Understand what types of key performance indicators can be measured more than once a month and what indicators should be ...
  4. What is operations management theory and how can it help a business?

    Discover the aspects that make up historical and modern operations management theory, and find out how they can be used to ...
  1. 5 Of The Largest Car Recalls In History

    These are the largest car recalls ever.
  2. 5 Businesses That Started During A Recession

    These companies found success despite being started during economic downturns.
  3. 5 Most Costly Product Recalls

    The recalls of these products not only affected consumers, but the companies that ...
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