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Financial Times’ List of Best MBA Programs in the World

Come here to find the list. You can sort by multiple criteria, and each institution has a brief profile along with a diversity report.

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Fortune’s 2017 Global 500

Listed by revenue, these companies are scattered throughout the world in various sectors(industries). Included are company profiles. graphs, financials, and featured articles. In addition there is a map section as well as a feature showing the shifts in rankings of individual companies over the past two decades.

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NJCU’s Accounting Program Ranked #5 in the State

According to the NJBIZ 2017 Book of Lists, NJCU’s accounting program moved up the rankings, from #7 last year to #5 this year.(35)

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Sears Filing Document Expressing Doubt About Its Future

And we quote: “Our historical operating results indicate substantial doubt exists related to the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern. We believe that the actions discussed above are probable of occurring and mitigating the substantial doubt raised by our historical operating results and satisfying our estimated liquidity needs 12 months from the issuance of the financial statements. However, we cannot predict, with certainty, the outcome of our actions to generate liquidity, including the availability of additional debt financing, or whether such actions would generate the expected liquidity as currently planned.”(48)  Here is the entire report as filed with the SEC.

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March 8, 2017 Announcement of the List of Radio Shack Stores Closing

Using the company’s “store locator” feature and clicking on the “store closing” box along with the “no limit” distance option will give you what stores are closing. Most seem to be in the Mid-West.

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A Look Inside SnapChat

For an in-depth look at SnapChat, a secretive company, read its IPO. Here are some interesting data: what risk factors might hinder its growth?(p 12); it had 158 million Daily Active Users at the end of December 2016(12);  age and title of its executive officers (125); that “Our team is kind, smart, and creative” (119); that “Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way that people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.” (60); who they think their audience is (66); and their top ten advertising markets (118). Much more can be gleaned from this document.

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New Closings of Kmart and Macy’s Stores in New Jersey

Kmart closings are here; Macy’s closings are listed here (scroll down through the press release).

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