Oprah Winfrey


Oprah brings her own history to Weight Watchers

Oct 19, 2015
Winfrey brings 'humanity' to the brand, but could her ups and downs hurt it?
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Health, weight loss, weight watchers
Oprah Winfrey is teaming up with weight-loss company Weight Watchers.

Can Oprah fix what's wrong with Weight Watchers?

Oct 19, 2015
The company faces a challenges, like DIY dieters.
Posted In: weight loss, weight watchers, Oprah Winfrey
Dale Russakoff's "The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?" explores the flaws in one group's plans to reform education in New Jersey. 

What happens when big philanthropy efforts fail?

Sep 22, 2015
A new book explores the flaws in Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark schools.
Posted In: Mark Zuckerberg, Chris Christie, Corey Booker, Oprah Winfrey, education funding, Education

PODCAST: A case of the Mondays for BofA

Apr 29, 2014
As Oprah releases a new tea at Starbucks, a look at the power of branding. And, the business value of connecting with old flames, or "dormant ties."
Posted In: Bank of America, Oprah Winfrey

Which brand is bigger: Oprah or Starbucks?

Apr 29, 2014
A little pepper. A little ginger. A Starbucks Chai Tea with Oprah’s name on it.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, starbucks, teavana

The business of Oprah's couch

Aug 19, 2013
Oprah Winfrey may not have her network daytime TV show anymore, but she's still boosting her cable network with her big interviews.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, OWN, television

Oprah's OWN bounces back with help from Tyler Perry

Jul 31, 2013
The Oprah Winfrey Network turned a profit this quarter thanks to two Tyler Perry shows.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, OWN

Too much food and beauty on Oprah's TV channel?

Mar 15, 2013
Canadian telecommunications regulators say the Oprah Winfrey Network is neglecting educational programming.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, OWN

PODCAST: Oprah cashes in on Lance's confession, 7-11 tries to retake Manhattan

Jan 18, 2013
Oprah Winfrey hopes Armstrong's doping confession will boost her cable network. 7-11 wants to expand in Manhattan. Yelp plans to add health scores to restaurant ratings.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, Yelp

Will Armstrong interview enhance Oprah network's performance?

Jan 18, 2013
Lance Armstrong's tell-all doping confession could help Oprah Winfrey's struggling cable network, OWN.
Posted In: Oprah Winfrey, lance armstrong, television