What's Next?

Complete Index

    October, 2008

  • What’s Next for Xerox? - October 17, 2008 06:00 AM
    Mention the word “photocopier,” and the name “Xerox” likely comes to mind. Xerox Corporation has supplied the business world with office products for decades. Since the time its first photocopier entered the market, the company has pursued innovation and endured financial struggles. What will Xerox’s past mean for its future?
  • What’s Next for Toys R Us? - October 03, 2008 12:30 AM
    Toys R Us has been a fixture in the world of kids furniture and toys for six decades. Since it was formed, the store has experienced considerable success in the business world. But the passage of time has also posed some difficult changes; can Toys R Us maintain its popularity?
  • September, 2008

  • What’s Next for Costco? - September 05, 2008 12:30 AM
    With its oversized grocery items and well-known consumer savings, Costco has been a fixture in the retail market for years. The store’s business philosophies may be a little unorthodox in the eyes of industry professionals, but the success of its strategy is undeniable.
  • August, 2008

  • What’s Next for Patagonia? - August 22, 2008 12:30 AM
    Patagonia is one of the leaders in outdoor equipment, gear and accessories. It’s also a pioneer in human resources and sustainable merchandising, which has contributed to the company’s success. How is Patagonia reshaping corporate America, and what are its next moves?
  • What’s Next for Nike? - August 01, 2008 12:30 AM
    From a pioneer in distance running gear to a target in the fight for corporate responsibility, Nike has run the gauntlet and maintained its status as one of the most recognized brands in the world. Where does Nike go from here?
  • July, 2008

  • What’s Next for Digg? - July 18, 2008 12:30 AM
    When it comes to online journalism, Digg is the poster child of Web 2.0. On Digg, the people make the editorial decisions about what floats and what sinks. The site is ad-supported, but remains privately owned and without the trappings of a social network. What’s the next move?
  • What’s Next for General Motors? - July 04, 2008 12:30 AM
    General Motors is behind the wheel of one of the most environmentally damaging vehicles, as well as one of the most promising for climate change. But it is also in dire financial straits. Can the automotive giant give itself a makeover, and at what cost?
  • June, 2008

  • What’s Next for Target? - June 20, 2008 12:30 AM
    Shoppers looking for chic, stylish products at affordable prices have long been able to fulfill their desires at Target. Its “design for all” philosophy has given the company mass public appeal that’s been a tough act for competitors to follow.
  • May, 2008

  • What’s Next for Trader Joe’s? - May 23, 2008 12:30 AM
    Mentioning the name Trader Joe’s excites foodies and the frugal alike. Some communities oppose it, others sign petitions to bring it to their towns. Affectionately known as TJ’s by shoppers, the privately owned company has more than 300 stores and an estimated $6.5 billion in revenue, according to Supermarket News. Most prospective customers aren’t asking what’s next for Trader Joe’s, but where next.
  • What’s Next for Sigg? - May 16, 2008 12:05 AM
    What’s next for Sigg, the suddenly hot, 100-year-old bottle maker?
  • April, 2008

  • What’s Next for Starbucks? - April 25, 2008 12:25 AM
    Starbucks remains one of the most successful modern retail ventures this country has seen, but it’s also the target of many a coffee lover’s ire. With continual competition from the artisans of coffee and cheaper retailers, what lies down the road for Starbucks?
  • What’s Next for Apple? - April 11, 2008 12:25 AM
    The success of Apple has been inspiring and astonishing. Nearing bankruptcy in 1997, the company rehired its former CEO, Steve Jobs, who brought Apple back from the brink with new hardware offerings that gained cult status and achieved financial success. No wonder the Web is rife with speculation, gossip, adoration and not a little criticism of the company.