ManpowerGroup Q2 revenue rises 4.5% in constant currency, US revenue slips

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) revenue rose 4.5% in constant currency in the second quarter. However, US revenue fell 4.6% and revenue at Right Management, which provides outplacement, was down 10.5% in constant currency. In addition, second-quarter gross margin for the company narrowed to 16.3% with temporary staffing, Right Management and currency weighing on it. (US$ millions) Q2 2018 Q2 2017 % change % constant currency Revenue $5,656.9 $5,174.8 9.3% 4.5% Gross…

August 6, 2018

Are scooter startups really worth billions?

July 20, 2018

It’s been hard to miss the scooter startup wars opening fresh, techno-fueled rifts in Valley society in recent months. Another flavor of ride-sharing steed which sprouted seemingly overnight to clutter up sidewalks — drawing rapid-fire ire from city regulators apparently far more forgiving of traffic congestion if it’s delivered in the traditional, car-shaped capsule. Even in their best, most-groomed PR shots, the dockless carelessness of these slimline electrified scooters hums…


The ‘Founder’ Of Earth Day Had A Very Dark Secret…He Isn’t The Sanest Person

June 25, 2018

Last week, the world celebrated Earth Day — a time for people to reflect on the environment and the impact humans have on it. Earth Day dates back to the spring of 1970, and most people will tell you that U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson was its creator. A man named Ira Einhorn, however, claims to be the holiday’s real founder. The only issue is that he is a convicted killer….