Author: <span class="vcard">Douglas A. McIntyre</span>

Mall traffic continues to dwindle. That leaves retailers with many of their locations in these buildings in major trouble. None is troubled so much already as J.C. Penney.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Wall Street did not like Nordstrom's results. It also should not like its insistence that physical stores are the wave of the future.
Douglas A. McIntyre
Most mergers and acquisitions are driven by the desire to cut costs or to create a larger footprint in an existing sector. Most large M&A deals this year fit this pattern. BB&T, a large...
Douglas A. McIntyre
2019 was an extraordinary year for initial public offerings. Several of the world’s largest unicorns (private startups worth over $1 billion) went public, but often with poor results.  WeWork, one...
Douglas A. McIntyre, Paul Ausick
The influenza season officially runs from October to as late as May each year. Activity peaks around the end of the year and into January, which means that the U.S. is in its peak period. In some...
Douglas A. McIntyre
"Avengers: Endgame" has crushed ticket sales figures this year with a total haul of almost $860 million since the movie was released in April.
Douglas A. McIntyre
The updated IMF World Economic Growth Outlook downgrades the organization's global growth forecast to less than 3.5% gross domestic product expansion.
Douglas A. McIntyre
The latest forecast of the National Association of Business Economists puts gross domestic product expansion at less than 2% next year.
Douglas A. McIntyre
The influenza season officially runs from October to as late as May each year. Activity peaks around the end of the year and into January. Doctors and public health care experts say that people...
Douglas A. McIntyre
This weekend will be a real scorcher in two-thirds of the United States. Some cities have already set up cooling stations to prevent serious consequences, including heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Douglas A. McIntyre
In a period during when besieged retailers continue to close hundreds of stores, a major chain has told its landlords that if they do not improve the terms of their leases, it will tie up the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
One of the most carefully followed new car brand rating reports — the J.D. Power 2019 Initial Quality Survey — was released today. The survey influences new car buyers as the largest...
Douglas A. McIntyre
In most developed nations, airports are stacked with airplanes that carry hundreds of millions of people each year. Growth in air travel will drive a need for new planes. An industry study just...
Douglas A. McIntyre
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reports that global warming could trigger the death of 17% of sea life by the end of the century. The study carries the...
Douglas A. McIntyre
Baseball is a 162 game sprint, every season between April and September. At the end of the sprint is the World Series. Over that period MLB teams make money several ways. Among the most important of...
Douglas A. McIntyre