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Author Archives: Ana Mrdalj

The Whiteboard: CVS Health talks the talk, walks the walk (access required)

Five years ago CVS changed the drug store landscape. They announced they would no longer sell tobacco products in their pharmacy stores and that they were changing their corporate name to CVS Health as part of a “broader healthcare commitment.” In essence, they created a new category of business and challenged their competitors to follow. Today they define their purpose ...

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Airbnb CEO says all listings and hosts will be verified by December 2020

Amid growing concerns about its rental listing platform, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said the company will start verifying all hosts and listings on its platform. The news comes after a Vice investigation, published last Thursday, uncovered a "nationwide web of deception" where a person or organization was able to exploit Airbnb's rules through phony listings and fake reviews undetected by the company.

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Xerox is said to consider buying HP

Xerox is reportedly considering buying Hewlett-Packard Inc. in what would be a merger of two former American technology giants that have both seen better days. The Xerox board discussed the possibility of an HP purchase on Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited sources familiar with the matter. 

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