C0mun1c4t10ns, Wikipedia It takes grit and determination to run a business, not a degree from Oxford University or the London School of Economics. Emolument.com, the crowdsourced pay-data website, analysed data from 26,000 former students to find the universities with the highest ratio of graduates to chief executives, chief technology officers, or partners. The company found that […]

Getty Newcastle owner Mike Ashley (c) looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and West Ham United at St James’ Park on May 24, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Investors in Sports Direct, the budget sporting goods retailer, are getting increasingly annoyed with the way that the company is run, […]

AP After nearly 70 years in business, Ferrari completed an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in 2015 that valued the company at nearly $ 10 billion. Today, the carmaker has one of the most valuable and recognizable brands in the world; its “prancing horse” logo is synonymous with sex, money and the high life.  Ferrari wasn’t always the global […]

Propercorn Propercorn’s Cassandra Stavrou. Propercorn has grown from a bedroom idea into a company with sales of £10 million that’s stocked in the likes of Waitrose and Tesco in just 5 years. Cofounder Cassandra Stavrou, 32, came up with the idea for the company — which makes posh, healthy popcorn — while working at advertising […]

Lamborghini In the UN of supercar makers, Lamborghini isn’t just a member. It’s got a permanent seat on the Security Council. Over the past 50 years, Lamborghini has firmly established itself as one of the most desirable and respected brands in the automotive industry. Like its archrival, Ferrari, the supercar specialists from Sant’Agata emerged from […]

AP President Barack Obama. Chinese companies are buying up foreign businesses, including American ones, at an unprecedented rate, and it’s starting to worry lawmakers. As of last week, 102 Chinese outbound mergers-and-acquisitions deals were announced so far this year, amounting to $ 81.6 billion in value. That’s up from 72 deals worth $ 11 billion […]

Audi The station wagon is a dying automotive breed these days. Once the preferred mode of transportation for the American family unit, the wagon is currently facing an extinction-level event, known as the advent of the Crossover ERA, dominated by the SUVosarus species. But there is one place where the wagon thrives: Europe. Eurowagons aren’t the […]

Hidden bars have been a popular trend in New York City since the Prohibition days. Today, the city is still home to many incredible bars that are hidden in plain sight. Thanks to their vintage decor, secret passageways, and complex drinks with top-notch ingredients, these speakeasies remain some of the city’s most beloved drinking spots. To help […]

REUTERS/Michael Fiala Stephan Winkelmann. In the 11 years since Stephan Winkelmann became president and CEO of Lamborghini, the Italian supercar-maker has grown tremendously while weathering some tough economic times. This week, Lamborghini’s parent company— Audi— confirmed that Winkelmann will become the new head of its Quattro subsidiary in March. The outgoing Lamborghini boss will now be […]