Bagley suspects that Manley’s attempts to have Wham-O trademarks declared generic are a thinly veiled play for the company. Manley first offered to buy Wham-O in 2006 and its offers were rejected, Bagley says. “If Wham-O is stripped of its trademarks, the value of the company goes down, making it easier to buy it on the cheap,” he says. … [Read more...] about Wham-Owed
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Slide Rules and Hula Hoops – Business Obsolescence and BankruptcyOne of the functions that bankruptcy proceedings can serve is to encourage entrepreneurship by allowing people to pursue bold innovations while still allowing them to recover if their new ideas don’t prove successful. Another equally important function is to provide a structure for restructuring or liquidation of businesses that have become obsolete. There are several ways in which a business can become distressed by obsolescence. The slide rule business was left in the dust as technology developed and the slide rule was permanently replaced by more advanced devices. Similarly, typewriters have all but disappeared following the development of computers and keyboards. … [Read more...] about The Road Ahead for 2017 – Restructuring & Insolvency in US
Lisa and Chris Pitman hold the record for most pine boards broken in one minute with one hand. The husband-and-wife team smashed more than 500 blocks in one minute between them (Lisa 230, Chris 315). When not smashing pine boards, Lisa is the only female Taekwondo master in the UK. … [Read more...] about Watch: Guinness World Records reveals fastest garden shed
Success results from embedding the ERM process into a carefully crafted strategic plan. Both the unacceptable downside of failure and the upside gain resulting from efforts to increase their customer base have been analyzed and incorporated into actionable items. … [Read more...] about Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) at S. Claus, Inc.
Wednesday's first stop offered pepperoni pizza, salad, a banana and strawberry milk at an apartment complex in east Tulsa. Helping prepare food inside the truck was Jimmy Burdette, a multimedia teacher at Broken Arrow High School just outside Tulsa. He said with tens of thousands of fellow teachers already rallying at the state Capitol, he thought he could do the most good back here, serving meals to out-of-school students. … [Read more...] about Oklahoma teacher walkout means improvising to care for kids