This week’s slew of announced transactions, including Qualcomm’s $47 billion agreed takeover of rival chipmaker NXP Semiconductors which included Evercore, Centerview and Frank Quattrone’s Qatalyst among the list of advisers is already having an effect. Lazard’s stock, for example, has jumped by almost a tenth since last Thursday’s market close. For investors, a few more mega mergers could be enough to seal the deal..
Nike started trying to fix its work practices in 1992 by establishing a code of conduct for its suppliers, according to a 2012 article in the Economist. But it notes that it wasn’t until 2006, when Nike for the first time listed “details of all the factories in its supply chain” that working conditions in its factories improved. “When Nike opened up it was a conscious effort to challenge industry norms,” the Economist wrote..
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.
Non native fish choke out or eat the native Florida species like weeds and lead to further decline in the habitat (wetlands and canals), allowing it to shrink in water expanse, lose plantlife, become more salty, etc. However, most of these fish are edible and good food for humans, so say the fishermen. The fishing tournament is now heading to its third year as an annual event..
Also, I bought back a pair of his shoes one time from the same store a few months after he passed. I know they have a few, but a lot of retailers will only carry one or two wide models. New Balance also makes a bunch of wide foot models, or at least they used to..
The Design Patent simply covers art features noted in the application. This is the weakest form of patent protection. A competitor only needs to change a design element, cosmetic feature or add an artisan variant to overcome a Design Patent. Although wood is one of our most renewable resources, by the late 1900s, environmentalists were concerned with overuse of the earth’s forests. The world’s appetite for wood, wood products and forest land took a toll. FM certification is granted to a well managed forest.
Can I Do It?When I started writing, it seemed like a natural progression. I did not dream of publishing then. The internet has done much for us who like to read or write and I later realized that writing eased my tension by allowing me to release what is inside.