How does a family-run company grow from two employees to a Nasdaq-traded (Nasdaq:HUBG), $3.5 billion in revenue enterprise with more than 4,000 employees? I think it has a lot to do with hard work and creating a talented and engaged workforce.
Amazon goes into the holiday season with a newly magnified brick-and-mortar presence, giving it more opportunities to sell its Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and other gadgets.
Hub Group, Inc., a multi-modal transportation solutions provider, announced that it has been named a Top 100 Trucker for 2017, an honor it has received for the past 20 years.
IL Podcast 030: Does your GPS freight tracking system give you visibility to a healthy bottom line? Guest: Don Maltby, President & COO, Hub Group
In tight supply chains, every advantage could mean a boost to the bottom line. A well-managed system of GPS freight tracking is one way to provide the visibility required for businesses to keep their products on the move. Don Maltby, President and COO of Hub Group, joins us to explain how an investment in the right technology is an investment in your business’s future.
The most memorable part of this holiday shopping should be an amazing deal you found — not having to jump through endless hoops trying to reclaim your identity.Source →
Tyson Foods Inc. plans to build a new chicken production complex in Tennessee, a $300 million project that is expected to create more than 1,500 jobs when the facility begins operations in late 2019, the company said Monday.Source →
After a challenging fiscal 2016 in which the company sustained a loss of $3.3 million, Post Holdings, Inc. returned to profitability in fiscal 2017, generating net income of $48.3 million, equal to 51c per share on the common stock, in the year ended Sept. 30.Source →
Thanksgiving is the busiest time of the year for grocery retailers, but not all of the action is happening in stores. Increasingly, shoppers are going online to buy their turkeys, pies, sweet potatoes and other fixings.Source →
According to Euromonitor International, U.S. packaged food sales will grow just 1.2% in 2017, reports FoodNavigator-USA. This is below the average growth rate of 1.7% for the past five years and much lower than growth rates of 3% or more seen prior to the Great Recession.Source →
Volvo Cars and Uber have announced a framework agreement under which the ride-hailing company will receive a fleet of self-driving-compatible vehicles from the Sweden-based car company, starting in 2019.Source →
Two weeks out from the busiest holiday shopping time of the year, many holiday shoppers are already hitting the buy button.Source →
The shopping holiday has turned into a month-long event culminating over Thanksgiving weekend. From Twitter accounts to follow to trends to watch, here’s what you need to know this year.Source →
Thanks to the influence of Millennials and Gen Z, the consumer journey in today’s market keeps evolving. Rather than stopping by a brick-and-mortar store for their purchases, consumers are accessing virtually any product or service they need from a smartphone. When an item is one-click away, why bother with the additional time needed to go to a physical store?Source →
Petco acquired PupBox, a puppy- and life stage-focused subscription service company. PupBox delivers customized products and training information to new puppy and dog parents based on their pet’s current stage of development and physical characteristics.Source →
In a third quarter highlighted by its acquisition of The Grommet, Ace Hardware benefited from a strong comparable store sales increase.Source →
Even a strong performance by Madewell couldn’t save J. Crew Group in its third quarter as the retailer’s ailing flagship brand continues to drag down the company.Source →