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Rebuilding Empires

by Thomas Lee St. Martin's Press (December 08, 2014)

Rebuilding Empires examines, through retail giants Best Buy and Target, how big box chains are constructing a new future by utilizing mobile devices, social media, and the Internet, the same technologies that...


From Farmer to World Leader - Delfingen

by Claudine Le Tourneur d'Ison Maxima (October 09, 2014)

The story of Delfingen is not only the story of Bernard Streit who remarkably developed the company but it also closely relates to the astonishing path of the Streit family, men and women of sturdy character,...


Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

by Daniel Schulman Grand Central Publishing (May 20, 2014)

Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now.

Not long after the death...


Remembering Woolworth's

by Karen Plunkett-Powell St. Martin's Press (April 07, 2014)

Remembering Woolworth's brings back to life all the nostalgia and magic of the famous five-and-dime that captured the hearts of Americans for over a century

Millions of Americans have fond memories of shopping...


Money for Nothing

by John Gillespie & David Zweig Free Press (January 12, 2010)

A Bank of America director questioned the CEO's $76 million pay package in a year when the bank was laying off 12,600 workers and found herself dropped from the board without notice a few months later.

According...


Corporate Culture and Performance

by John P. Kotter Free Press (June 30, 2008)

Going far beyond previous empirical work, John Kotter and James Heskett provide the first comprehensive critical analysis of how the "culture" of a corporation powerfully influences its economic performance,...


Corporation Nation

by Robert E. Wright University of Pennsylvania Press (November 20, 2013)

Drawing on legal and economic history, Robert E. Wright traces the development of corporate institutions in America, connecting today's financial failures to weakened internal corporate regulation.


The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon

by Brad Stone Little, Brown and Company (October 15, 2013)

"An immersive play-by-play of the company's ascent.... It's hard to imagine a better retelling of the Amazon origin story." -- Laura Bennett, New Republic Amazon.com's visionary founder, Jeff Bezos, wasn't content...


The Firm

by Duff McDonald Simon & Schuster (September 10, 2013)

The story of McKinsey & Co., America's most influential and controversial business consulting firm, "an up-to-date, full-blown history, told with wit and clarity" (The Wall Street Journal).

If you want to be...


Ugly Beauty

by Ruth Brandon HarperCollins (February 01, 2011)

From acclaimed novelist and cultural historian Ruth Brandon comes a captivating dual biography of the legendary founders of the cosmetics industry, Helena Rubinstein and Eugène Schueller, creator of L’Oréal....


The House of Harper: The Making of a Modern Publisher

by Eugene Exman HarperCollins e-books (March 09, 2010)

An updated edition of this definitive history of Harper—a fascinating look into the history of American letters from the unique perspective of one of the country’s most distinguished and enduring publishers—now...


The Chasm Companion

by Paul Wiefels HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

In The Chasm Companion, The Chasm Group's Paul Wiefels presents readers with a new analysis of the ideas introduced in bestselling author Geoffrey Moore's classic books, Crossing the Chasm and Inside the Tornado,...


Fools Rush In

by Nina Munk HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Every era has its merger; every era has its story. For the New Media age it was an even bigger disaster: the AOL-Time Warner deal.

At the time AOL and Time Warner were considered a matchless combination of old...


Amazon.com

by Robert Spector HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

In Amazon.com Jeff Bezos built something the world had never seen. He created the most recognized brand name on the Internet, became for a time one of the richest men in the world, and was crowned "the king...


Dot.Con

by John Cassidy HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The Internet stock bubble wasn't just about goggle-eyed day traderstrying to get rich on the Nasdaq and goateed twenty-five-year-olds playing wannabe Bill Gates. It was also about an America that believed it...


What Caused the Financial Crisis

by Jeffrey Friedman & Richard A. Posner University of Pennsylvania Press (June 06, 2011)

Featuring essays by Nobel laureate economists and an afterword by Richard Posner, this volume provides a comprehensive overview of the collapse of the global financial sector in 2008. It will be essential reading...


Canuckology

by Darrell Bricker & John Wright HarperCollins Publishers (September 20, 2010)

The anonymity of a phone line is the secret to the success for Darrell Bricker and John Wright of Ipsos Reid, the largest market research company in Canada. Ipsos' accuracy in gathering people's thoughts and...


A Million Little Bricks

by Sarah Herman Skyhorse (September 26, 2012)

Toy of the Year, Toy of the Century, Greatest Toy of All Time . . . there aren't many titles that haven't been bestowed on LEGO toys, and it's not hard to see why. From its inception in the early 1930s right...


Blood and Oil

by Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck Hachette Books (September 01, 2020)

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck and Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), a revelatory look at the inner workings of the world's most powerful ruling family, the royal...


Blood and Oil

by Bradley Hope & Justin Scheck Hachette Books (August 31, 2020)

**Longlisted for the Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award**

From award-winning Wall Street Journal reporters Justin Scheck and Bradley Hope (coauthor of Billion Dollar Whale), this revelatory...


Market Mover

by Robert Greifeld Grand Central Publishing (October 07, 2019)

Former CEO and Chairman of Nasdaq, Robert Greifeld shares stories, insights, and lessons learned from one of the world's largest stock exchanges, detailing his transformation of Nasdaq from a fledgling U.S....


Corporate Conspiracies

by Richard Belzer & David Wayne Skyhorse (May 09, 2017)

From New York Times bestselling authors Richard Belzer and David Wayne comes a hard look at the wrongs done to us all by big business in America.

Here is an explosive account of wrongful acts perpetrated, and...


Perfume

by Jean-Claude Ellena Arcade (September 15, 2011)

To women the whole world over, perfume means glamour, and in the world of perfume, Jean-Claude Ellena is a superstar. In this one-of-a-kind book, the master himself takes you through the doors of his laboratory...


The Monster

by Michael W. Hudson Times Books (October 25, 2010)

Who killed the economy?

A page-turning, true-crime exposé of the subprime salesmen and Wall Street alchemists who produced the biggest financial scandal in American history

"It's hard to have a guilty conscience...


The Tycoons

by Charles R. Morris Times Books (October 02, 2006)

"Makes a reader feel like a time traveler plopped down among men who were by turns vicious and visionary."--The Christian Science Monitor

The modern American economy was the creation of four men: Andrew Carnegie,...


Billion Dollar Whale

by Bradley Hope, Tom Wright & Will Collyer Hachette Books (September 18, 2018)

Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the...


My Father's Business

by Cal Turner & Rob Simbeck Hachette Book Group (May 22, 2018)

The first-person account of the family that changed the American retail landscape that Dave Ramsey calls a must-read.

Longtime Dollar General CEO Cal Turner, Jr. shares his extraordinary life as heir to the company...


Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Thomas Ramge & John Chancer Hachette Book Group (February 27, 2018)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Big Data, a prediction for how data will revolutionize the market economy and make cash, banks, and big companies obsolete

In modern history, the story of capitalism...


Sons of Wichita

by Daniel Schulman & Allen O’Reilly Hachette Book Group (May 20, 2014)

Not long after the death of his father, whose heart gave out suddenly in November 1967, Charles Koch--then in his early thirties--discovered a letter his father had written when his four sons were small. "My...


Fordlandia

by Greg Grandin Metropolitan Books (April 26, 2010)

The stunning, never before told story of the quixotic attempt to recreate small-town America in the heart of the Amazon

In 1927, Henry Ford, the richest man in the world, bought a tract of land twice the size...


The Plaza

by Julie Satow Twelve (June 03, 2019)

Journalist Julie Satow's thrilling, unforgettable history of how one illustrious hotel has defined our understanding of money and glamour, from the Gilded Age to the Go-Go Eighties to today's Billionaire Row....


Winner Takes All

by Christina Binkley Hachette Books (November 05, 2018)

From Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and culture critic Christina Binkley comes an updated edition of her New York Times bestselling account of sex, drugs, and the rise of Las Vegas. With a new prologue on...


Billion Dollar Whale

by Tom Wright & Bradley Hope Hachette Books (September 17, 2018)

Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this "thrilling" (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a "modern Gatsby" swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in "the...


My Father's Business

by Cal Turner Jr. & Rob Simbeck Center Street (May 21, 2018)

The first-person account of the family that changed the American retail landscape that Dave Ramsey calls a must-read.

Longtime Dollar General CEO Cal Turner, Jr. shares his extraordinary life as heir to the company...


Leap

by Howard Yu PublicAffairs (June 11, 2018)

Every business faces the existential threat of competitors producing cheaper copies. Even patent filings, market dominance and financial resources can't shield them from copycats. So what can we do -- and, what...


The End of Loyalty

by Rick Wartzman PublicAffairs (May 29, 2017)

Having a good, stable job used to be the bedrock of the American Dream. Not anymore.

In this richly detailed and eye-opening book, Rick Wartzman chronicles the erosion of the relationship between American companies...


Bezonomics

by Brian Dumaine Scribner (May 12, 2020)

An in-depth, revelatory, and unbiased look at Amazon’s world-dominating business model, the current competitors either imitating or trying to outfox Amazon, and the ways Bezonomics is shaping the life of every...


Bezonomics

by Brian Dumaine & Dan Bittner Simon & Schuster Audio (May 05, 2020)

An in-depth, revelatory, and unbiased look at Amazon’s world-dominating business model, the current competitors either imitating or trying to outfox Amazon, and the ways Bezonomics is shaping the life of every...


One Step Ahead

by Timothy Spangler Oneworld Publications (March 03, 2016)

A jargon-free guide to how investment funds operate and have broken free of the financial crises to grow and prosper

In One Step Ahead, Timothy Spangler - author of the award-winning Forbes.com blog “Law of...


No Filter

by Sarah Frier & Megan Tusing Simon & Schuster Audio (April 14, 2020)

In this “sequel to The Social Network” (The New York Times), award-winning reporter Sarah Frier reveals the never-before-told story of how Instagram became the most culturally defining app of the decade....


Leave Something on the Table

by Frank Bennack Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2019)

One of the most innovative minds in business provides an equally original guide to getting ahead.

Frank Bennack’s accomplishments in media and business are unrivaled.

He was named chief executive of Hearst in...


Pharma

by Gerald Posner & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (March 10, 2020)

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Award-winning journalist and New...


Dear Chairman

by Jeff Gramm & David Drummond HarperAudio (February 23, 2016)

A sharp and illuminating history of one of capitalism's longest running tensions--the conflicts of interest among public company directors, managers, and shareholders--told through entertaining case studies...


Digital Gold

by Nathaniel Popper & Robert Fass HarperAudio (May 19, 2015)

New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 FINANCIAL TIMES AND MCKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR

A New York Times technology and business reporter charts the dramatic rise of Bitcoin...


The Land of Enterprise

by Benjamin C. Waterhouse & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (April 11, 2017)

This groundbreaking account of the development of American business from the colonial period to the present explains that the history of the United States can best be understood not as a search for freedom--but...


Troublemakers

by Leslie Berlin & Amanda Carlin Simon & Schuster Audio (November 07, 2017)

Acclaimed historian Leslie Berlin’s “deeply researched and dramatic narrative of Silicon Valley’s early years…is a meticulously told…compelling history” (The New York Times) of the men and women...


Leave Something on the Table

by Frank Bennack Simon & Schuster Audio (October 15, 2019)

One of the most innovative minds in business provides an equally original guide to getting ahead.

Frank Bennack’s accomplishments in media and business are unrivaled.

He was named chief executive of Hearst in...


The Lost Bank

by Kirsten Grind & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (June 13, 2012)

During the most dizzying days of the financial crisis, Washington Mutual, a bank with hundreds of billions of dollars in its coffers, suffered a crippling bank run. The story of its final, brutal collapse in...


Super Mario

by Jeff Ryan & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (August 04, 2011)

The story of Nintendo's rise and the beloved icon who made it possible

Nintendo has continually set the standard for video game innovation in America, starting in 1981 with a plucky hero who jumped over barrels...


Citizen Coke

by Bartow J. Elmore & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (November 03, 2014)

Coke's insatiablethirst for resources shapes the company and reshapes the globe in thisabsorbing history.

Coca-Cola's success in building a global empire out ofsugary water drew on more than a secret formula...