Friday, October 30, 2020

The Perfect Company: TerraCycle

The public has an appetite for TerraCycle and its mission. Globally, 14 articles are written about TerraCycle every day.

How a Newspaper Helped Fuel an Educational Movement

We had a good idea that was significantly improving the lives of the handful of teens at Princeton Learning Cooperative, we just needed more people to know about it.

Perfect Company: Kirkland’s

I like companies that accrue cash, eschew debt, and have a vision. Home decor retailer Kirkland’s fits those criteria, but will need to find a way to improve profitability.

NJWeedman: Who Benefits from New Weed Law?

This industry is being formed largely by politically connected rich Caucasians who aren’t even part of the marijuana culture. I call them “cannabaggers.

The Perfect Company: Benefits of the Asset Economy

Most of us focus on the day-to-day sales and profits of companies that have a total activity of about $21 trillion — the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The other “economy” is the Asset Economy — stocks, real estate, bonds, and assets that may increase in value — perhaps $280 trillion in total U.S. market value — 13 times the GDP. This is where the real money is made.

The Perfect Company: Universal Display Corporation

It was a slow night at the Franklin Institute. Three of us watched chief astronomer Derrick Pitts explain the importance of Galileo’s telescopes to George Takei, who played Mr....

Generation Z’s Payment Habits Will Be Transformative

Generation Z (Gen Z), those born after 1995, is poised to be the largest and most influential generation to date.

Vision Zero: A Comprehensive Re-Thinking of Road Safety

Vision Zero is a comprehensive re-thinking of road safety that brings everyone to the table to systematically prevent crashes and reduce crash severity — just like airline and railroad crashes.

Murphy Must Commit to Local Journalism

On March 5 Governor Phil Murphy delivered a budget speech outlining his vision for the upcoming fiscal year. Absent from the governor’s list of priorities was his prior commitment to fully fund the Civic Information Consortium.

The Perfect Company: Skechers

Skechers has been as high as $51 in 2015 before problems with its walking shoes led to suits and missed sales targets.

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The Fall of Icarus

You don’t expect to find insights into our troubled times from the Flemish Old Masters. But on a recent trip to Brussels I found myself wandering into the Royal Museum of Fine Arts.