Knowledge Leaders

Spotlight: Diageo, Toasting New Continents of Consumers June 04, 2018

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

If you don’t know the name Diageo, that’s because Diageo wants it that way. This Knowledge Leader would prefer you to know the names Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness, the group it calls its “Global Giants,” representing 41% of the firm’s…

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Spotlight: Why iRobot’s Robots Are Cleaning Up May 14, 2018

Posted by Knowledge Leaders Team in Knowledge Leaders

A common asset possessed by every highly innovative company in the Knowledge Leaders Indexes is a rich store of intangible capital. Such reservoirs of knowledge take the form of trademarks, brands, software, even manufacturing processes, and there is only one way to amass them: over…

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The Unbearable Lightness of Earnings April 17, 2018

Posted by Baruch Lev in Knowledge Leaders, News

Baruch Lev is the Philip Bardes Professor of Accounting and Finance at the Stern School of Business, NYU. This article first appeared at the Lev End Of Accounting Blog and is shared here with his permission. Today’s Wall Street Journal published an article that caught my attention: “Next Up: The…

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