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Domino's Pizza Announces Retirement of CFO Michael T. Lawton and Promotion of Jeffrey D. Lawrence to Executive Vice President and CFO  July 16, 2015

WSU School of Business alumnus Jeffrey Lawrence (B.B.A.), current treasurer of Domino's, has been promoted to executive vice president and chief financial officer of Domino's. Lawrence started at Domino's in 2000 as director of financial reporting and has held the positions of vice...

Who's an employee?  July 15, 2015

New guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor attempts to provide some clarity on just what makes an employee these days. The department says its new guidelines are not a change in policy, but a kind of litmus test for when you’re an independent contractor and when you’re an...

Possible economic ripples of Greece's woes: borrowing rates, auto sales  July 13, 2015

Auto sales will undoubtedly be affected by further decline of the European market, due in large part to the struggles of Greece. But Europe-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV, the parent of Auburn Hills-based FCA US LLC (Chrysler), has the most at stake, said John Taylor, chairman of supply chain...

SE Michigan purchasing index remains strong despite slight June dip  July 02, 2015

June brought the first drop of the year in the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index, going from 66.4 to 66.1 on a 100-point scale. Nevertheless, any level above 50 indicates economic growth. Timothy Butler, an associate professor of global supply chain management at Wayne State...