Kraft Heinz loses millions in "goodwill." What does that mean?

Aug 8, 2019
In the corporate sense, “goodwill” is a certain je ne sais quoi — those hard-to-pin down assets above and beyond what is more easily identifiable.
Alex Wong/Getty Images

Marie Kondo may be a boon to the resale industry

Feb 27, 2019
Goodwill is reporting a spike in donations.
Goodwill is reporting a spike in donations. 
John Moore/Getty Images

How to put those Amazon boxes to good use after Christmas

Dec 23, 2016
Amazon and other retailers have teamed up with Goodwill for a donation program
Packages are stored at the Amazon electronic commerce company's logistics center in San Fernando de Henares, near Madrid, on the eve of 'Black Friday', on November 24, 2016.
GERARD JULIEN/AFP/Getty Images

To find the good stuff at Goodwill, go online

Apr 7, 2016
The thrift store bets online bidding can up its revenue.
Janique Lee with a necklace sold online at Goodwill
Andrew Stelzer/Marketplace

What the heck is goodwill, anyway?

by
Mar 1, 2016
And why is Yahoo writing off such a huge hunk of its Tumblr acquisition?
Tumblr founder David Karp stand while posing after a news conference with Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer following Yahoo!'s acquisition of Tumblr in Times Square on May 20, 2013 in New York City. Yahoo! purchased the blogging site Tumblr for $1.1 billion. 
Mario Tama/Getty Images

Uber helps spring clean for free ... if you're patient

May 1, 2015
On Saturday, Uber will deliver clothing donations to Goodwill centers for free.

How a firm's goodwill is more like soft snow than a hard asset

Mar 29, 2013
Goodwill reads like an afterthought in a company's annual report. But it's often the most important component of a company's operation, as Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Goodwill reads like an afterthought in a company's annual report. But it's often the most important component of a company's operation, as Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains.
Marketplace

You’ve got questions. We help you answer them.

Support nonprofit, independent journalism that makes you smarter.