Articles by Alexander C. Kaufman
- Why Are The 3 'A Teen Retailers' Seeing An Uptick In Facebook Fans?
September 25 2013 2:04 PM
Aeropostale, American Eagle and Abercrombie are seeing an uptick in Facebook fans, even though they're seeing a decrease in teen shoppers.
- 4 Takeaways From USA Today's Interview With Amazon's Jeff Bezos
September 25 2013 9:57 AM
Jeff Bezos sheds some light on the Washington Post's potential future and addresses other media rumors.
- Ciao, Berlusconi: Why Rome Won't Block The Telefónica-Telecom Merger
September 25 2013 5:54 AM
It's Brazil's regulatory body, not Italy's that Telefónica has to worry about.
- Emmy Win Aside, Can Netflix Prosper In A More Crowded Field?
September 25 2013 5:50 AM
Disney's CEO doubts Netflix's ability to compete.
- Why The Latest CVS Upgrade Heralds Bad News For Big Pharma
September 24 2013 5:17 PM
The rating raise comes a year after the so-called “patent cliff,” when patents on many branded drug offerings expired, opening the market to cheaper generic equivalents.
- Emerging Economies, Especially China, Are Learning To Fly
September 24 2013 10:22 AM
Domestic air travel in China will be the driving force in Airbus sales during the next 20 years.
- 3 Ways Telefonica's Telco Deal Makes Sense
September 24 2013 9:11 AM
The Spanish telecom giant wants to boot the competition out and salvage a strong company.
- What The Fox Say? Watch Fox, Apparently
September 23 2013 4:54 PM
Fox Broadcasting Co. tells IBTimes how it quickly capitalized on a Norwegian viral comedy hit.
- Don't Expect Last Year's Holiday Retail Hiring Binge In 2013
September 23 2013 4:53 PM
The latest forecast for the U.S.' 2013 holiday seasonal hiring is disappointing.
- Why A Pakistani Political Party Is Demanding $10M From The NYT
September 21 2013 11:49 AM
Reporter Declan Walsh was kicked out of the country on the eve of May's elections -- now he's drawn the ire of a violent political party in Karachi.
- Why VW, Siemens Want Angela Merkel To Make Electricity Cheaper
September 20 2013 4:13 PM
The German chancellor ordered the closure of all nuclear plants by 2022 -- and the price of energy skyrocketed, leaving German firms in the lurch.
- How Brazil’s World Cup Protests Are Killing Caterpillar
September 20 2013 1:18 PM
Caterpillar was seeing negative retail sales in all markets except Latin America -- until now.
- Here's More Proof The New York Times Is Not For Sale [UPDATED]
September 20 2013 9:18 AM
The New York Times is reinstating its dividends after five years of cash hoarding.
- This Chart Shows Foot Locker Slowing Its Pace
September 19 2013 3:07 PM
Perhaps Foot Locker's new women's shoe e-retail site can save the day.
- Why Aeropostale Could Become The Next H&M Or Forever 21
September 19 2013 5:21 AM
With new backing, Aeropostale could escape its shrinking teenage demographic.
- Put Those Bill Ackman Buying FedEx Rumors To Rest
September 18 2013 11:13 AM
Two months ago, Wall Street was convinced Bill Ackman wanted FedEx. Now more than ever, it's clear he doesn't.
- From Harrods To Saks, Marigay McKee Will Have A Digital Change Of Pace
September 17 2013 1:12 PM
Marigay McKee was still touting Harrods department store in 2011 -- now she must develop a stronger online business.
- Why France May Become 'Audit Nation' For US Companies
September 17 2013 9:50 AM
French tax lawyers are probably hoping for more business from U.S. firms -- which face heightened tax scrutiny by Paris.
- Crack Open Your PBR, Williamsburg's Urban Outfitters Applied For A Liquor License
September 16 2013 10:29 AM
The new Urban Outfitters opening on North 6th Street wants to serve liquor alongside its ironic T-shirts and skinny jeans.
- Germany Has A Lot Of Impressive Green Companies
September 13 2013 12:45 AM
In autos, capital goods, household products, insurance and software, publicly traded firms based in Germany dominated the 24-sector list.