Great American Companies / 02.03.17

Big game, big party

Great American Companies / 01.23.17

Blockchain comes to the back-office

According the Bloomberg, Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., Wall Street’s largest back-office processing service, is partnering with IBM to upgrade how payments and record-keeping for credit-default swaps are handled by putting the system on a blockchain by early next year.

Great American Companies / 12.09.16

U.S. New Year's Spending

Few of us follow through on our New Year's resolutions, but if we did, they have the potential to really add up.

Great American Companies / 12.06.16

Netflix enables offline binging

Netflix Inc. has added an option that allows subscribers to download shows at no additional cost on their mobile device to watch without an internet connection, according to Reuters.

Great American Companies / 11.23.16

The razor battle is on

In August, Harry’s Razor Co., a three-year-old business that started out selling razors online, put up displays in nearly 1,800 Targets stores, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Great American Companies / 11.23.16

Ultra-fast train travel coming soon?

According to the Independent, U.S. company Hyperloop One has agreed to a deal with Dubai to evaluate building a new high-speed train to Abu Dhabi, which would travel 150km in just 12 minutes.

Great American Companies / 11.22.16

Thanksgiving Weekend

Family and festivities - plus shopping and travel. The holiday season is ready to kickoff.

Great American Companies / 11.21.16

Your ‘stache means cash

Movember is the month to let facial hair grow, but is the razor industry feeling the burn? Get the hairy stats with our infographic.

Great American Companies / 11.10.16

In-store deliveries

According to the Wall Street Journal, this holiday season, one way traditional retailers hope to wrestle sales from Amazon is by making it easier for shoppers to buy items online and pick them up in stores.

Great American Companies / 10.26.16

Consumer Chills

Halloween kicks off the long-awaited holiday spending season. Check out the trends.

Great American Companies / 10.13.16

Internet to all

Facebook is in discussions with several countries for trial broadcasts of internet content from high-flying drones, according to the Wall Street Journal, underscoring the social media company’s push to provide bandwidth to poorly connected parts of the globe.

Great American Companies / 09.20.16

HP sells software business

Reuters reports that Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has agreed to sell its software business to Micro Focus.

Great American Companies / 09.13.16

Amazon to build three bookstores

Amazon will expand its bricks-and-mortar footprint across the U.S., according to Financial Times, undeterred by the fact many physical bookstores have been struggling for years.