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Tobacco firm Reynolds American’s $27.4 billion bid to buy competitor Lorillard has raised antitrust concerns. What will the deal mean for the industry and tobacco users?
CEO Elon Musk’s decision to share Tesla’s patents could spur innovation and help establish shared standards in the electric vehicle market. Still, experts say that the automaker’s offer is less[…]
As part of a wider trend, theater impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber is doubling down on efforts to expand his musicals’ reach in Asia -- a smart move, Wharton experts say,[…]
Wawa, the convenience store beloved by many in the Mid-Atlantic region, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. In an interview, former CEO Howard Stoeckel talks about how the business[…]
Once-mighty Sony, creator of the iconic Walkman -- the original portable music device -- faces brutal strategic choices. Will its hardware business become a thing of the past?
Triumph motorcycles have famously been ridden by Steve McQueen, Elvis Presley and Allied Forces fighting World War I. But by the early 2000s, it was the lowest-earning motorcycle brand in[…]
When a foreign company looks to expand in the U.S., it is more likely to choose a state that has more, rather than fewer, immigrants from its home country, according[…]
Often criticized as “bean counters” who inhibit innovation, the role of the CFO today is all about intersections, says PepsiCo Americas Foods CFO Laxman Narasimhan.
New global trends such as aging or geo-political risks compel companies to recast their growth strategies. Mauro Guillen of Wharton’s Lauder Institute offers ways to navigate these uncharted waters.