turnaround plan

turnaround plan

Marissa Mayer Has Made A Dangerous Mistake, Say AOLers Who Have Seen This Movie Before (YHOO, AOL)

www.businessinsider.com
Back in 2009, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong was, like Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is now, a hot shot ex-Google executive who had already banked fame and fortune, ready to take on a riskier, higher-profile job for the sake of legacy. When he took the job, Armstrong hired a lot of...
Marissa Mayer Has Made A Dangerous Mistake, Say AOLers Who Have Seen This Movie Before (YHOO, AOL)

HP's CEO says layoffs critical to company's health

www.computerworld.com
Hewlett-Packard plans to cut 9,000 people by Oct. 31, and 27,000 overall by the end of 2014, as part of a multi-year turnaround plan...
HP's CEO says layoffs critical to company's health
Yahoo Has Two More Deals Worth $150-$200 Million Up Its Sleeve (YHOO)

Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)

www.businessinsider.com
Yahoo's CEO search is down to two names, reports AllThingsD's Kara Swisher: interim CEO Ross Levinsohn and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar. Kilar's name has long been mentioned as a Yahoo CEO candidate—even before the disastrous hire-and-fire saga of former PayPal chief Scott Thompson. The former Amazon.com executive is admired for...
Yahoo CEO Search Down To Levinsohn And Hulu's Kilar: Report (YHOO)

Why Ron Johnson Stuck With His Turnaround Plan, Even Though The Biggest Names In Retail Didn't Agree

www.businessinsider.com
Back in March, Jennifer Reingold at Fortune wrote a profile of JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail guru Ron Johnson, and she revealed that he received advice from some of the heaviest hitters in the retail business while he was crafting his strategy for JCPenney. Now, six months into his...
Why Ron Johnson Stuck With His Turnaround Plan, Even Though The Biggest Names In Retail Didn't Agree

Marissa Mayer Reveals Her Yahoo Turnaround Plan Tomorrow

www.businessinsider.com
After two months on the job, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will, on Tuesday, announce to employees her "strategy and vision" for turning around the company, Kara Swisher of All Things D reports. In a memo sent out Friday and later obtained by Swisher, Mayer told Yahoo employees that she will,...
Marissa Mayer Reveals Her Yahoo Turnaround Plan Tomorrow

After uDraw Flop, THQ Works on Recovery Plan

online.wsj.com
THQ is pinning its hopes on a turnaround plan as it tries to recover from the unsuccessful uDraw tablet and other strategic missteps....
After uDraw Flop, THQ Works on Recovery Plan

Best Buy cuts profit estimates, ceases stock buyback program

www.electronista.com
Electronics retailer Best Buy has suspended profit forecasts and share buyback programs for the remainder of calendar year 2012 to give its CEO time to build a turnaround plan for the beleaguered company. The move comes just days after the naming of a new CEO, and weak quarterly earnings induced...
Best Buy cuts profit estimates, ceases stock buyback program

Marissa Mayer Tells Employees Products Must Ship In 6 Months, Or Don't Bother (YHOO)

www.businessinsider.com
Ask any ex-Yahoo employee what's wrong with the company and one of the first three things they'll tell you is that the place is too slow. Too slow to figure out what to do. Too slow to do it. After two months on the job, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is...
Marissa Mayer Tells Employees Products Must Ship In 6 Months, Or Don't Bother (YHOO)

Marissa Mayer Asked Terry Semel For Advice On How To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

www.businessinsider.com
In the past couple days, New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reached out to former Yahoo CEO Terry Semel for advice and the pair had a pleasant phone conversation about the history Big Purple, a source tells us. Terry Semel was Yahoo's CEO from 2001 to 2007, when he was fired...
Marissa Mayer Asked Terry Semel For Advice On How To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

Sprint CEO Hesse: Good Customer Service Costs Less

allthingsd.com
Sprint CEO Dan Hesse said Tuesday that, like a good Olympic athlete, his company is always going to be focused on setting a new personal best. There are still plenty of areas where Sprint still trails its competitors, he said. But things are getting better every quarter. “What you are...
Sprint CEO Hesse: Good Customer Service Costs Less
CHART OF THE DAY: Yahoo's Revenue Is In A Long Slow Decline (YHOO)

Best Buy to Boost Training, Services

online.wsj.com
Best Buy executives sought to assure investors at its annual meeting that it has a turnaround plan, telling shareholders Thursday it will provide better training for workers and expand technology services to businesses, hoping to combat "showrooming."...
Best Buy to Boost Training, Services

Can Yell turn online around with self-serve marketing?

paidcontent.org
Yell.com and Yellow Pages operator Yell Group is acquiring UK point-and-click website builder Moonfruit, as it tries to salvage even digital classifieds that are in reverse. Over five million sites, including 230,000 e-tail stores, have been created using Moonfruit since its 2000 launch, according to the buyer. Yell is a...
Can Yell turn online around with self-serve marketing?

Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

mediamemo.allthingsd.com
Terra Firma, which made a disastrous bet on EMI Music a few years ago, gets a bit more time to try to salvage things. Guy Hands’ private equity group has rounded up another $150 million from investors, which will allow it to avoid a looming default on debt held by...
Saved! Terra Firma Keeps EMI Out of Citigroup's Grasp (For Now)

Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

www.pcworld.com
Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics. Osaka-based Sharp, one of the world's largest LCD screen makers...
Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

www.computerworld.com
Japan's Sharp booked another huge loss on Tuesday, and unveiled its latest turnaround plan, which includes relying on partnerships with Samsung Electronics and Foxconn Technology Group for business, sacking top management, and expanding into new fields such as robotics....
Ailing Sharp sacks chief, vows turnaround on robots, LCDs

Yahoo's new home page look no game-changer

news.cnet.com
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is relying on a continuous improvement initiative to revive the Yahoo brand and display ad revenue. But the turnaround plan will take time. [Read more]...
Yahoo's new home page look no game-changer

After bashing Ballmer, former Microsoft exec outlines turnaround plan for the company

gigaom.com
Joachim Kempin has some ideas about how Microsoft, his former employer, can achieve greatness again and they go beyond his already widely publicized call for the company to deep-six CEO Steve Ballmer. Kempin, who left Microsoft in 2002, was the exec who ran the company’s cash cow OEM business. He...
After bashing Ballmer, former Microsoft exec outlines turnaround plan for the company

Sony Sets Sights on Smartphone Market

allthingsd.com
Sony Corp. said it aims to establish itself as one of the world’s top-three smartphone manufacturers as part of its turnaround plan, but it doesn’t see the need to acquire another handset maker to solidify its position behind the industry’s two heavyweights, Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. In an...
Sony Sets Sights on Smartphone Market

Canned CFO Tim Morse: Happy To Leave Marissa Mayer's Yahoo (YHOO)

www.businessinsider.com
Earlier this week, just before new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer got in front of the company's employees and announced a turnaround plan, the news broke: long time CFO Tim Morse would not be attending the meeting. In fact, Morse was out of the company - canned and replaced by a...
Canned CFO Tim Morse: Happy To Leave Marissa Mayer's Yahoo (YHOO)

Dell's Go Private Case Emerged as Business Eroded

allthingsd.com
Michael Dell negotiated for the better part of five months, in a tortured, tedious process with the board of directors of Dell Inc., the troubled computing company that bears his name, over the details of a proposed $24.4 billion buyout plan, a new proxy filing released today shows. Dell and...
Dell's Go Private Case Emerged as Business Eroded

Yahoo axes products in shake-up

www.bbc.co.uk
Yahoo's new chief executive says about 50 products will be shut down or "transitioned" as part of his turnaround plan....
Yahoo axes products in shake-up

Marissa Mayer Sets 2015 Goal For Yahoo Mobile Dominance, Achieved Through Acquisition (YHOO)

www.businessinsider.com
One of Yahoo's biggest problems is that it is a desktop Web company, dependent on desktop Web users, who check their desktop Web mail. By the end of this decade, more people will be connected to the Internet through their mobile devices than their desktop computers. Already, Web-based email usage...
Marissa Mayer Sets 2015 Goal For Yahoo Mobile Dominance, Achieved Through Acquisition (YHOO)

Liveblogging Hewlett-Packard's Q2 Earnings Conference Call

allthingsd.com
Hewlett-Packard, the troubled computing giant that’s been trying to turn itself around, reported its second quarter earnings a few minutes ago, and they’re a mixed bag: Better than expected on the bottom line, but weaker on the top. HP shares were rising by nearly 13 percent in early after-hours trading....
Liveblogging Hewlett-Packard's Q2 Earnings Conference Call

Best Buy Founder Envisions New Tack

allthingsd.com
Best Buy Co. founder Richard Schulze envisions a turnaround plan for the electronics retailer that involves cutting prices to better compete against Amazon.com Inc. and other online retailers while ensuring that the in-store customer-service experience is as good as Apple Inc.’s, according to people familiar with the matter. Such efforts...
Best Buy Founder Envisions New Tack

Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

allthingsd.com
The most fundamental problem facing the technology giant Hewlett-Packard is that it some of the products that make up its biggest lines of business are in a long-term decline, and that new products aren’t yet generating enough revenue to make up for them. That makes the multi-year restructuring and turnaround...
Is HP's Turnaround Strategy Sustainable?

WSJ Live Blog: Blackberry Maker RIM’s Earnings Call

blogs.wsj.com
Join us for live coverage of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's earnings call, where the CEO is expected to lay out the company's turnaround plan....
WSJ Live Blog: Blackberry Maker RIM’s Earnings Call

Nokia sells 4.4m Lumia phones over Christmas period

www.guardian.co.uk
Record demand for flagship smartphones means Nokia's handset business is forecast to break even or move into profit after three straight quarters of lossesNokia has reported record demand for its flagship Lumia smartphones in the first sign that the Finnish mobile phone giant's long commercial winter may be thawing.Operating profits...
Nokia sells 4.4m Lumia phones over Christmas period

Whitman gives HP harsh report card, outlines recovery plan

www.computerworld.com
Hewlett-Packard has underinvested in its business and become "too complex and too slow," President and CEO Meg Whitman said Wednesday, offering a three-part turnaround plan to get the ailing company back on track....
Whitman gives HP harsh report card, outlines recovery plan
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?