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Help is wanted at Six Flags, but will the park operator find it?

Feb 22, 2017
Six Flags reports its quarterly earnings today. It’s one of the top five players in the amusement park industry, Disney being the biggest. The company is starting to hold job fairs for its busy summer season, but in today’s tightening labor market, hospitality companies could have trouble getting the workers they need. Click the above […]

Sears struggles with losses, executive departures

Dec 8, 2016
Sears Holdings is expected to report its latest quarterly earnings before the markets open on Thursday. And expectations are low. The owner of Sears and Kmart stores has lost more than $8 billion in the last five years, as it has struggled to compete with the likes of Amazon and Wal-Mart. Sears has lost two […]
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