Monday, November 25, 2013

The rapid rise and fall of daily deal Websites   

Finance

Rakesh Agrawal, writing for The Washington Post: Fast forward a few years and many merchants have related their horror stories with running Groupons. The consumers who haven’t unsubscribed from Groupon’s mailing lists just ignore the e-mails. The vast majority of … Continue reading →

Monday, October 21, 2013

Warren Buffett investment advice, c. 1975   

Finance

Zachary Seward, writing for Quartz: In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should … Continue reading →