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Why J.C. Penney Store Managers Were Receptive to CEO Marvin Ellison’s ‘BS’
March 17, 2016 at 10:28 am

J.C. Penney CEO Marvin Ellison started day three of its annual store managers meeting on Wednesday talking about BS (business simplification). Just in case Penney store managers had any doubts about what they heard the day before, there was a bright red BS stamp covering old rules and titles of cumbersome reports on a screen behind…

Starbucks-Led Coalition Commits to Hiring 100,000 Disconnected Youth
July 13, 2015 at 2:12 pm

A coalition of executives from some of the nation's largest companies, spearheaded by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, pledged to hire 100,000 young Americans who have been shut out of the job market. The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, which launches Monday, aims to give a leg up to some of the estimated 5.5 million Americans, ages 16…

Apple Store Employees Tell Tim Cook: ‘We're Treated Like Criminals’
June 11, 2015 at 1:57 pm

An Apple Store employee told Tim Cook that the company treats its staff like "criminals." That's according to a recently unsealed email that's part of a lawsuit filed against Apple in 2013. The suit, filed in federal court in California, alleges that Apple Store employees weren't paid wages for time spent waiting while managers checked…