McDonald’s and the $15 strike

So, McDonald’s is charged for punishing its workers. According to The New York Times, the charges said that McDonald’s and its franchisees illegally disciplined employees who had protested, reduced their hours, spied on them and restricted their ability to communicate with union representatives. Regardless of McDonald’s and business groups’ protestations on the fastfood chain giant…

Richard Broadbent and Tesco’s Profit Fiasco

What is this? An independent investigation found out that Tesco overstated its profits by $422 million as a result of accounting errors even before 2013. This means, they were actually incurring losses instead of gaining profits. Hmm… do you think this is premeditated? If so, then its in fact embezzlement by “management.” Because, hey, an…

Hewlett-Packard: The Split Up

Yes, it’s been all over the place. Hewlett-Packard has finally split up. One has become two. What HP CEO Meg Whitman used to say that Hewlett-Packard is inseparable – as she contended that HP has this most coveted pricing power in all its markets – is no longer a fact. It’s now Hewlett-Packard Enterprise led…

Botto Bistro. Yelp. And Negative Reviews.

Have you heard of Botto Bistro? It’s an Italian restaurant in Richmond, California that has been asking its customers to hate them on Yelp in protest for the online review sites’ unfair practices. Like? Pressuring businesses to buy advertising, otherwise, the business would get negative reviews from Yelp. Ridiculous, huh? Obviously, some manipulation going on…