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Who's hiring in big oil: an alternative-data approach

By James Mattone, March 12, 2019
As CERAWeek, the largest gathering of top energy executives in the Americas, continues we take an alternate data approach to comparing BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and Total.
As CERAWeek, the largest gathering of top energy executives in the Americas, continues we take an alternate data approach to comparing BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, and Total.

Prada's rapid, sometimes rocky rise to retail success

By Amy Lamare, Jan. 29, 2019
Prada is a globally successful fashion house that has defined high fashion for decades. It remains a major player in fashion even after a marketing snafu in late 2018. But first, some history.
Prada is a globally successful fashion house that has defined high fashion for decades. It remains a major player in fashion even after a marketing snafu in late 2018. But first, some history.

Jack in the Box open house: What a potential buyer would get

By James Mattone, Dec. 18, 2018
While Jack in the Box has a strong presence out West, a troubling social media presence on Facebook and souring employee sentiments are concerning signs for the company as it considers a sale.
While Jack in the Box has a strong presence out West, a troubling social media presence on Facebook and souring employee sentiments are concerning signs for the company as it considers a sale.

How close is your (or your child's) school to a JUUL e-cigarette vendor?

By James Mattone, Nov. 9, 2018
Over half of all public schools tracked within the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data have at least one JUUL retailer within a one mile radius.
Over half of all public schools tracked within the Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey Data have at least one JUUL retailer within a one mile radius.

HQ Trivia: Once the darling of apps, now a bit of a disaster (data inside)

By James Mattone, Nov. 6, 2018
As HQ Trivia enters its second year of programming, internal and external issues with the app and its publisher, Intermedia Labs, show that it could be running out of time to answer the question of its relevancy.
As HQ Trivia enters its second year of programming, internal and external issues with the app and its publisher, Intermedia Labs, show that it could be running out of time to answer the question of its relevancy.

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