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Why Target Is Raking Up Its Maple Leaves

In late December, just four months after taking the helm of America’s third-largest mass merchant, Brian Cornell decided to take a road trip of …

Burger Bubble: Is 1 Shake Shack Really Worth 3.6 McDonald's?

Shake Shack updated its IPO details on Monday, saying it’s looking to raise up to $80 million and be valued at $14-16 per share. That’s sky high for the young burger chain.<p>In fact, Shake Shack’s current projected valuation (at the top of its range) is over $560 million. That’s not much in the …

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Google said to be in talks to invest in SpaceX at $10B valuation

SpaceX has gone where most startups never have: to space. And it looks like Google may well want in on the excitement.<p>According to a report this morning from The Information (subscription required), Google is close to putting a substantial investment into Elon Musk’s rocket company at a valuation …

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Instacart gets $2 billion valuation: Here’s why it might not last.

Late Monday night, grocery-delivery startup Instacart confirmed reports that it had raised $220 million in a funding round led by Kleiner Perkins …

Risk Management For Investors

In my previous article, I explained that large companies aren’t alone in their need for risk management. In fact, individuals can benefit by it as well. We also discussed a four-step process which can be followed to minimize poor decisions. In this post, we’ll focus on the specific risks associated …

One Engagement Strategy Does Not Fit All

You’ve probably heard these stories before: A coaching program that worked for one employee failed with another who’s up against the same hurdles. A reward system that increased performance on one team actually led to disgruntled workers in another group. Talent management programs that were a …

How to Measure ROI on Talent Management

<b>The more definable "Return on Expectations” need to define what business results you are hoping to achieve.</b><p>People are the most critical asset in …

Ditch 'The Number' and find a realistic retirement savings goal

<i>My wife and I would like to know how large a nest egg we need to retire. I understand there's no magic number, but what do you think is a good number to shoot for? -- Scott R.</i><p>You'd never know it for all the attention "The Number" gets in retirement planning. But the fact is that the road to …

Uber taxi firm valued at $40bn after $1.2bn fundraising

<b>Taxi booking firm Uber has completed the latest stage of a fundraising, valuing the fast growing business at $40bn (£25.5bn).</b><p>The San Francisco company has raised another $1.2bn from investors in a deal that confirms its status as one of most highly valued new technology start-ups.<p>In June, a sale of …

The smart way to double your nest egg in 10 years

<i>My wife and I are in our 50's and contribute 12% of our salary each year to our retirement accounts that we invest in a mix of 90% stocks and 10% bonds. We would like to double the size of our nest egg by the time we retire at 65. Are we being too aggressive? -- Gary W., Pittsburgh, Pa.</i><p>If by "too …