Record global auto sales expected in 2017

Global car sales accelerated sharply in the final months of 2016, with sales supported by stronger global economic growth. Gains are expected to continue, albeit more slowly over the coming year with purchases increasing to an eighth consecutive annual record. Increased replacement demand in the U.S. will be complemented by … Continue reading

Chicago Cubs And Jim Beam® Bourbon Announce Legacy Partnership

Two American icons are converging as Jim Beam® Bourbon, the world’s No. 1 bourbon, and the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs have signed a multi-year Legacy Partnership beginning in 2017. In the history-making pairing, the Cubs have named Chicago-based Beam Suntory, the world’s third largest premium spirits company, as … Continue reading

FCA US Response to EPA

FCA US is disappointed that the EPA has chosen to issue a notice of violation with respect to the emissions control technology employed in the company’s 2014-16 model year light duty 3.0-liter diesel engines. FCA US intends to work with the incoming administration to present its case and resolve this … Continue reading

After Turning Down Mark Cuban, Shark Tank Company Raises $1.2 Million to Reinvent the Short-term Rental Economy

CoatChex, the Shark Tank-featured company that transformed the coat checking industry, has closed a $1.2 million seed round for Chexology: the holding company that will apply its groundbreaking check-in, check-out platform to a dizzying array of new items. “It all started when I lost my coat at an Indiana bar,” … Continue reading

Stanley Black & Decker Reaches Agreement To Purchase Craftsman Brand From Sears Holdings

– Stanley Black & Decker to significantly increase availability and innovation of Craftsman products and add manufacturing jobs in the U.S. to support growth Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE: SWK) (“Stanley Black & Decker” or “the company”), an S&P 500 global diversified industrial company, and Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) … Continue reading

Forty Percent of Employers Plan to Hire Full-Time, Permanent Employees in 2017

– Companies report a mixed prediction for how the Trump administration will impact hiring in the coming year The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade with 2 in 5 employers (40 percent) planning to hire full-time, permanent employees over the next 12 … Continue reading

Grace Century Research Releases Its Financial Predications for 2017

In light of a Trump victory, Grace Century publishes their insights for the banking, commodity, and financial sectors for the coming year. Grace Century, an international Research and Private Equity Company based out of Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E., publishes its annual predictions, as they relates to Global assets, financial environments, and … Continue reading

Startup Founded by Soldiers in Afghanistan Set to Take Starbucks by Storm

Cinnamon has long been known to have numerous health benefits, from combating diabetes to promoting weight loss. But for health-conscious soldiers currently fighting in Afghanistan, cinnamon is near impossible to get ahold of. Constant patrols and fire missions keep soldiers on the go, often for weeks at a time, and … Continue reading