Motel 6, the national hotel chain that provides convenient, low-cost respite to a lot of weary travelers, has reached a yet-to-be-finalized agreement in an Arizona lawsuit regarding violations of the state's consumer protection statutes. The chain still faces a similar lawsuit in Washington.
The end of your trademark application or protection can sometimes come from an unexpected source -- it's content.
A lot of people seem to think that white collar crime isn't really that serious. They justify their thinking by saying that, unlike violent crimes, "nobody gets hurt." Maybe that's why some employees are willing to take the risk and steal from an employer.
Unwanted sales calls and "robo-dialers" are one of the biggest nuisances associated with owning a phone. Everybody seems to have a story about a company that manages to call during the middle of dinner or in the early hours of the morning when people are still asleep.
When you're the owner of your own business, does the work ever end?
The big buzz these days in the business world centers around "influencers" and influencer-marketing.
In the current political atmosphere, both large and small companies have reason to fear an audit of their employee rosters by the authorities at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Some very well-known companies around the country have already fallen victim to the heightened level of enforcement of the rules -- to their detriment.
It's natural for parents to want to pass the fruits of their labors along to their children. Unfortunately, when that includes a family business, it's not always an easy task.
What does it mean if you're a common shareholder in a business? Does your stake entitle you to anything beyond a dividend if the company starts to thrive?
Your building may be the center of your business operations. For those who require specialized locations, like restaurants and factories, it can be very difficult to pick up shop and move to a new location.