"What makes us different? I think it's the design of the clothing," Agathe Boidin, chief executive of Orchestra Prémaman USA Inc., the French kids' and babies' clothing retailer trying to make a place for itself in American retailing.
Walking into Goodway Group's corporate headquarters in Jenkintown is more than a little bit surrealistic. No fancy lobby. No receptionist. In fact, no people at all. Only the chief executive is there and one or two others.
Everyone's got a theory about why more women aren't CEOs and what to do about it. Villanova business school dean Joyce Russell has hers as well. Hint: The answer combines kindergarten, Girl Scout cookies, math literacy, and, believe it or not, high heels.
Respondents said they were only slightly bothered by a handful of negatives: the lack of public transportation; congestion on the highways; the permitting process; the cost of land; housing affordability; and local tax policies and structures.
Jane M. Von Bergen writes about the workplace — employment, unemployment, management, unions, legal issues, labor economics, benefits, work-life balance, workforce development, trends and profiles.