The 105-year-old organization Boy Scouts of America continues to struggle with various policies which have given the organization a tainted reputation. In particular, is the ban on adult gay leaders. But today, May 21, 2015, during the National Conference of the Boy Scouts of America, the new President Robert Gates, who was formerly the U.S. […]
Boy Scouts of America’s New President Robert Gates Told Leaders at National Conference Ban on Adult Gay Leaders Unsustainable
Retail Round-up: Etsy Files for IPO, Hopes to Raise $100 Million; Quiksilver Postpones Release of Q1 Earnings Report, Prompts Audit Committee Investigation; American Apparel Workers Form Activist Group to Keep Their Jobs
Etsy, the favorite online retailer for crafted goods, has decided to go public. The company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, March 4, 2015, and is looking to raise $100 million. According to their filing, Etsy says they have 1.4 million sellers and 19.8 million buyers, with a revenue of $108.7 million. […]
International Olympic Committee and US Olympic Committee Sign Deal for Revenue Sharing: How This Changes the Game(s), Literally
On May 24, 2012, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced the signing of a new revenue-sharing agreement that will govern the financial relationship between the two parties for two decades, beginning in 2020. While it may seem like an interesting arrangement, it’s apparent that the IOC is in […]
Immigration Reform Protests in Downtown LA Bring Diverse Youth Groups Together with American Apparel at the Forefront
Thousands of activists gathered May 1 in alliance for immigration reform, workers rights, and Made in America symbolism, many carrying Shepard Fairey posters and American Apparel “Legalize LA” T-shirts.