Nike, a relatively recent entrant into the golf club business, scored big at the Masters, winning the tournament club count known as the Darrell Survey, with 17 golfers using its clubs, compared with 15 for runner-up TaylorMade.
Work meetings during the lunch hour have become commonplace, and of those not in meetings, 55% say they use their lunch hour for something other than eating, including catching up on work, one survey said.
Two McKinsey & Co. consultants delivered a startling prediction at the Newspaper Association of America's annual conference this week, saying online content and classified sites by 2007 could claim $4 billion in revenue that once was the sole province of newspapers.
The Birmingham, Ala., U.S. District Court this week sentenced a former EVP of Just For Feet to 20 months in prison for billing fraud. The executive, Don-Allen Ruttenberg, asked shoe makers, including Converse, adidas and Fila, to sign fraudulent letters saying they owed JFF $5 million in advertising bills -- a scheme Ruttenberg employed to artificially inflate the firm's revenues in its reporting to the SEC.