Recent content from Lee Schafer
There's so much bad news about retail that it's becoming ho-hum. But few of the articles even hint at a cyclical slump to explain what we're seeing. It's now clear it's not cyclical.
The deal-making crowd is understandably excited about the fees to be earned in helping baby boomers sell their businesses on their way into retirement. None…
The campaign over board seats and control of Buffalo Wild Wings is a good illustration.
One obvious conclusion — management must have run this company into the ground — doesn't seem at all fair.
Polaris Industries has made a big effort this year in a sport so obscure that even ESPN doesn’t televise it, sponsoring a team in the…
The wisdom presented at the University of Minnesota's Carlson School came from Kathleen Vohs.
Last of an occasional series on the future of work. An experiment is underway in northern California to see what happens if every month people…
Getting taken to a golf tournament might be no big deal in a lot of industries, but founder Jeff Slocum always said his firm would be above that sort of thing.
Here's a company designing and building automation equipment to replace human labor with the big problem of not being able to hire enough human labor.
As a decision by Portland, Ore., shows, once support builds for getting rid of investments based on what someone thinks of the underlying business, it's not all that easy to decide where the line gets drawn.