• Tesla's Branded Insurance Offering Is Back On The Freeway
    Tesla's California launch of a branded insurance product promising rates 20% to 30% lower than the standard quickly hit an algorithmic bump in the road.
  • Selling 'Happiness,' Peloton Goes All Out In Its IPO Filing
    Still, "fitness is a historically faddish category. Exercise manias, from the Thighmaster to Tae Bo, have all come and gone," says "NYT" writer.
  • Papa John's Stock Pops As It Recruits Arby's Lynch As CEO
    "Lynch says he's eager to push the chain past controversy surrounding racially charged remarks by former CEO John Schnatter and refocus on its reputation for variety."
  • Piech, 'Product Guy' Who Drove Volkswagen To The Top, Dies At 82
    "Under his leadership Volkswagen became the largest car company in Europe by a wide margin and rivaled Toyota for the title of largest automaker in the world," according to 'NYT.'
  • Disney Opening Shops Within Target To Peddle More Than 450 Items
    "Bob Chapek, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, said there's a 90% overlap between Disney and Target customers," notes report.
  • Major Phone Companies Reach Pact With State AGs To Curb Robocalls
    The move amplifies the anti-robocall measures contained in the bipartisan Stopping Bad Robocalls Act that was passed by the House in June. It remains on hold in the Senate.
  • All Is Fast Food Fare In Twitter Fowl War
    Popeyes purportedly touched off The Chicken Wars of 2019 with a simple tweet a week ago Monday about its new sandwich.
  • Bayer Sells Its Animal Health Business To Elanco As Pets Sector Grows
    "Market researchers expect the $44 billion animal health sector to grow 5%-6% per year, driven by an increase in livestock farming" -- and by more spending on pets' well being.
  • 181 Major Companies Declare Shareholders No Longer Come First
    The CEOs of the Business Roundtable are committing "to lead their companies for the benefit of all stakeholders -- customers, employees...communities and shareholders."
  • Trump, Advisors Counter Warnings About A Looming Recession
    "The upside is that most economists don't expect this next downturn, whenever it should occur, to be anything like the Great Recession, which broke records for length and severity."
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