Economic Development

After Foxconn, Politicians May Beware Of CEOs Bearing Gifts

The latest economic-development news out of Wisconsin involving Foxconn adds to the idea that politicians may want to beware of CEOs making promises.

Larry Fink: Greed Was Good, Purpose Is Better

Although Larry Fink’s latest letter does have a Ben Franklin-like tone, the message is bold and heretical, and better than its sodden prose.

The Labor Market Is Changing: Is Your Company Ready?

Forget HQ2. The real U.S. economic story right now is the radical shift in the types of jobs being created and where employment growth is happening. Here’s what the data tells us.

Atypical Manufacturer Thrives In Atypical Manufacturing Hub

Fluid Imaging isn’t your typical manufacturing company and Maine isn’t your typical manufacturing hub. That’s probably why the two go hand in hand.

Thank You, Jeff Bezos: Why Amazon’s HQ2 Hunt Was Great For CEOs Across America

CEOs should follow the trail laid down by Amazon—the hundreds of locales around the nation that may not be right for HQ2 (or even an HQ for you), but would be a great place for a satellite office or expansion site.
Amazon's Seattle campus (JORDAN STEAD / Amazon)

What It Means When Amazon Looks Past ‘Flyover Country’

Amazon selected a pair “second headquarters” in New York City and Northern Virginia. It's a case of the tech rich getting richer and Flyover Country continuing to have to bootstrap its way to digital relevance.

Lessons Other CEOs Can Learn From ‘Space Barons’ Musk and Bezos

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are in the business of space. What can ordinary, earthbound CEOs learn anything from the other-worldly aspirations of two of the world’s most uncommon titans?

Are Uncertain Times Causing Your C-Suite to Panic?

As global markets brace for potential impact from political uncertainty, C-Suite officers are struggling with how to stay on strategy. Here are three trademark panic behaviors and three ways CEOs can get everyone back on track.
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Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson: 2018 CEO Of The Year

Passionate, poised and relentlessly methodical, Lockheed Martin’s Marillyn Hewson has proved to be the right leader for risky times. And now she’s Chief Executive’s 2018 CEO of the Year.
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CommerceHub CEO Helps Traditional Retailers Rethink Success Against Amazon

Can traditional retail CEOs keep up with Amazon? Yes, just Frank Poore, the CEO of CommerceHub, whose company helps brick-and-mortar retailers with their online product assortments.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Remains Solid In March, But Trails 2018 Levels

Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence in current business conditions remains flat month-over-month, at 7.3 out of 10, while confidence in future conditions decreased slightly to 6.7/10, from 6.8 in February.
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BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2018 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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