The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business

The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business

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Throughout history, important commercial developments in the United States have made it possible for American companies to leverage tough economic conditions to survivea€”even thrive in a volatile marketplace. This reference book examines the top 100 groundbreaking events in the history of American business and illustrates their influence on the labor laws, business practices, and management methodologies of corporate America today. The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business: An Encyclopedia depicts the chronological order of events contributing to the evolution of American business, with an emphasis on the commercial innovations of each period. The book explores the origins of successful brands, including Apple, Wal-Mart, and Heinz; demonstrates the successful collaboration between public and private sectors illustrated by the Erie Canal, Hoover Dam, and the interstate highway system; and depicts the commercial impact of major economic events from the Panic of 1857 to the Great Recession of 2010.The website offered the type of browsing and comparison that would be difficult in a brick-and-mortar store. Customers could ... Amazon used its early understanding of the Internet to build partnerships with Internet servers and popular websites. Amazon also got ... They even started to earn significant interest on the float between payments to the publisher and customer credit card payments. Still, Amazonanbsp;...

Title:The 100 Most Significant Events in American Business
Author:Quentin R. Skrabec Jr.
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012-05-04


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