Day: June 6, 2018

Google employees push to tie Alphabet executives' pay to workplace diversity

Irene Knapp, a software engineer for the web-search giant, will present a proposal at Wednesday’s annual shareholder meeting in Mountain View, Calif., on behalf of Zevin Asset Management, which submitted the measure. They’re requesting Alphabet consider related metrics in incentive plans, with a focus on diversity and inclusion in the Read More

Guitar Center looked ready for its swan song, but now the retailer is gearing up for an encore

Also, better technology has allowed musical instruments and equipment to be produced more cheaply, cutting into profits. A $4,000 electric keyboard is now $1,500. A sound system that once included two speakers and a substantial amount of equipment is now smaller, more powerful, and costs $2,000, rather than $5,000, Majeski Read More