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FOX Business
5 Things FedEx Corporation Management Wants You to Know1.2 billion miles and Freight is in the same capacity level. So these upstream
5 Things FedEx Corporation Management Wants You to Know
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
1.2 billion miles and Freight is in the same capacity level. So these upstream moats are very substantial... -- FedEx CEO Fred Smith For the past few decades, FedEx has faced two main competitors in the U.S.: United Parcel Service and the U.S.... Read more
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FOX Business
5 Things FedEx Corporation Management Wants You to Know1.2 billion miles and Freight is in the same capacity level. So these upstream
5 Things FedEx Corporation Management Wants You to Know
FOX Business / Posted 2 days ago
1.2 billion miles and Freight is in the same capacity level. So these upstream moats are very substantial... -- FedEx CEO Fred Smith For the past few decades, FedEx has faced two main competitors in the U.S.: United Parcel Service and the U.S.... Read more
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FOX Business
Economy Weakens, FedEx Corporation Strengthensincrease to 11.3% from 8.9% in last year's fourth quarter. It's a good result;
Economy Weakens, FedEx Corporation Strengthens
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
increase to 11.3% from 8.9% in last year's fourth quarter. It's a good result; but on the last earnings call, CEO Fred Smith had outlined expectations for 12%. As you can see above, FedEx needed margin expansion because revenue was flat,... Read more
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FOX Business
Economy Weakens, FedEx Corporation Strengthensincrease to 11.3% from 8.9% in last year's fourth quarter. It's a good result;
Economy Weakens, FedEx Corporation Strengthens
FOX Business / Posted 6 days ago
increase to 11.3% from 8.9% in last year's fourth quarter. It's a good result; but on the last earnings call, CEO Fred Smith had outlined expectations for 12%. As you can see above, FedEx needed margin expansion because revenue was flat,... Read more
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Fortune
Here’s Why FedEx Shares Are Slipping Despite Solid Quarterly Salesasked by analysts what issues in the upcoming U.S. presidential election concer
Here’s Why FedEx Shares Are Slipping Despite Solid Quarterly Sales
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
asked by analysts what issues in the upcoming U.S. presidential election concern the company most, Chief Executive Fred Smith said “we have a hard time putting up a list of the things that don’t concern us giving the two candidates... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlooksurvey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent i
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlook
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 8 days ago
survey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent increase in full-year adjusted profit. CEO Fred Smith said on a call with investors that FedEx will increase profit margins and earnings per share over the next several... Read more
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Salon.com
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlooksurvey. Still, the midpoint of the company’s forecast suggests an 11 percent i
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlook
Salon.com / Posted 8 days ago
survey. Still, the midpoint of the company’s forecast suggests an 11 percent increase in full-year adjusted profit. CEO Fred Smith said on a call with investors that FedEx will increase profit margins and earnings per share over the next several... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives tepid outlooksurvey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent i
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives tepid outlook
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
survey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent increase in full-year adjusted profit. CEO Fred Smith said on a call with investors that FedEx will increase profit margins and earnings per share over the next several... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlooksurvey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent i
FedEx posts $70 million loss, gives cautious outlook
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
survey. Still, the midpoint of the company's forecast suggests an 11 percent increase in full-year adjusted profit. CEO Fred Smith said on a call with investors that FedEx will increase profit margins and earnings per share over the next several... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Liberty Bowl honors Archie Manninghave included Elvis Presley, Bear Bryant, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospit
Liberty Bowl honors Archie Manning
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 8 days ago
have included Elvis Presley, Bear Bryant, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital founder Danny Thomas and FedEx founder Fred Smith. Manning, a College Football Hall of Famer, is the first former Liberty Bowl player to receive the award. Manning... Read more
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The Advocate
Tulane Athletic Director Troy Dannen keeping eye on Big 12 expansionpledging a $500 million commitment to academic and athletic infrastructure impr
Tulane Athletic Director Troy Dannen keeping eye on Big 12 expansion
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
pledging a $500 million commitment to academic and athletic infrastructure improvements backed by FedEx chairman Fred Smith, whose headquarters are in Memphis. Although an Associated Press story last week about the potential effects of... Read more
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dna
4 ways leaders can transform groups of people into strong communitiestell stories of the communities. Each success story gets repeated till it becom
4 ways leaders can transform groups of people into strong communities
dna / Posted 10 days ago
tell stories of the communities. Each success story gets repeated till it becomes a legend. In this interesting article, Fred Smith describes how his career in the military influenced his management style. It transformed his small firm into the... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Elmer Smith is accused of exploiting the elderly; Largo PD says Smith never did work on homelicense and duping an elderly woman out of thousands of dollars. Elmer Smith,
Elmer Smith is accused of exploiting the elderly; Largo PD says Smith never did work on home
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 21 days ago
license and duping an elderly woman out of thousands of dollars. Elmer Smith, who also goes by multiple aliases, including Fred Smith, is now facing exploiting the elderly charges and soliciting without a permit. According to Largo Police, Smith... Read more
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Bullard Banner News
Local residents get degrees during UT-Tyler Spring Commencement | June 8, 2016R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Former Texas Commissioner of Edu
Local residents get degrees during UT-Tyler Spring Commencement | June 8, 2016
Bullard Banner News / Posted 22 days ago
R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Former Texas Commissioner of Education Dr. Shirley J. Richardson, as well as Fred Smith, founder and president of the Tyler-based international organization The Gathering, delivered commencement... Read more
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Philly.com
Fred Catona, 70, advertising entrepreneur who started priceline.combeyond Philadelphia. "Just as I realized that people would pay to get a taste
Fred Catona, 70, advertising entrepreneur who started priceline.com
Philly.com / Posted 24 days ago
beyond Philadelphia. "Just as I realized that people would pay to get a taste of Philadelphia, (Federal Express founder) Fred Smith discovered overnight mail," Catona told The Daily News in 1990. "My idea was good, but it couldn't have happened... Read more
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Boonville Daily News
Pirates land six on NCMC Team, five on C4 D13 All-District Teamof the state tournament on Friday at TR Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon starting at
Pirates land six on NCMC Team, five on C4 D13 All-District Team
Boonville Daily News / Posted 26 days ago
of the state tournament on Friday at TR Hughes Ballpark in O’Fallon starting at 7 p.m.Boonville Pirates baseball coach Fred Smith said five members were also selected to the Class 4 District 13 All-District Team.Heading the all-conference team... Read more
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Boston Globe
At this tech startup, age is an assetof retirement in the process. “When old guys round up the usual suspects, the
At this tech startup, age is an asset
Boston Globe / Posted 27 days ago
of retirement in the process. “When old guys round up the usual suspects, the usual suspects tend to be old guys,” said Fred Smith, 60, chief financial officer of Virtual Software Systems, known as VS2. In tech, the usual suspects tend to be... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Breaking down 8 schools dreaming of crashing the Big 12 (if Texas allows expansion)59,308 Basketball Ranking: 75th TV Market: 48th Distance from Campus to Big
Breaking down 8 schools dreaming of crashing the Big 12 (if Texas allows expansion)
Yahoo Sports / Posted 27 days ago
59,308 Basketball Ranking: 75th TV Market: 48th Distance from Campus to Big 12 HQ: 472 miles Selling Points: FedEx CEO Fred Smith is unapologetically trying to buy the Tigers into the league, offering to sponsor a Big 12 championship football... Read more
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Business Wire
Enhanced Negotiating Strategies Seminar - Tel Aviv, Israel - August 21st, 2016negotiations such as those managed by Donald Trump, Wayne Huizenga (Blockbuster
Enhanced Negotiating Strategies Seminar - Tel Aviv, Israel - August 21st, 2016
Business Wire / Posted 28 days ago
negotiations such as those managed by Donald Trump, Wayne Huizenga (Blockbuster Video), Sabeer Bhatia (Hotmail), Fred Smith (Federal Express), Eminem, Van Halen, Lady Gaga, the Girl Scouts, and Hector Ruiz (Advanced Micro Devices) will be... Read more
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MLive.com
Benton Harbor students keep forward momentum long after footballachievements are feeding achievement outside of sports, too, Uzelac said. "We
Benton Harbor students keep forward momentum long after football
MLive.com / Posted 29 days ago
achievements are feeding achievement outside of sports, too, Uzelac said. "We certainly made progress," said Fred Smith, athletic director for Benton Harbor High School. "We are seeing improvements in grades, though we still have a... Read more
29d
ESPN
Could FedEx deliver Memphis to the Big 12?conference affiliation, this time the Big 12, which will be contemplating expan
Could FedEx deliver Memphis to the Big 12?
ESPN / Posted 29 days ago
conference affiliation, this time the Big 12, which will be contemplating expansion in the coming weeks. FedEx CEO Fred Smith has offered sponsorship money to boost Memphis' case to join the Big 12. Stephane De Sakutin/AFP/Getty Images And... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the ReinsBill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zucker
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the Reins
Stamford Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zuckerberg. If the business world had a hall of fame for founder/ chief executive officers, they would be some of its charter members. These innovators not only started... Read more
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Connecticut Post
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the ReinsBill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zucker
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the Reins
Connecticut Post / Posted 30 days ago
Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zuckerberg. If the business world had a hall of fame for founder/ chief executive officers, they would be some of its charter members. These innovators not only started... Read more
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Greenwich Time
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the ReinsBill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zucker
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the Reins
Greenwich Time / Posted 30 days ago
Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zuckerberg. If the business world had a hall of fame for founder/ chief executive officers, they would be some of its charter members. These innovators not only started... Read more
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The News-Times
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the ReinsBill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zucker
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the Reins
The News-Times / Posted 30 days ago
Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zuckerberg. If the business world had a hall of fame for founder/ chief executive officers, they would be some of its charter members. These innovators not only started... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the ReinsBill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zucker
When a Founder CEO Hands Over the Reins
San Antonio Express-News / Posted a month ago
Bill Gates. Jeff Bezos. FedEx’s Fred Smith. Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. Mark Zuckerberg. If the business world had a hall of fame for founder/ chief executive officers, they would be some of its charter members. These innovators not only started... Read more
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Boonville Daily News
Pirates punch their ticket to the Final Four with 7-5 win over St. Joseph Lafayette19-5 overall but made history by advancing to their first-ever quarterfinal pla
Pirates punch their ticket to the Final Four with 7-5 win over St. Joseph Lafayette
Boonville Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
19-5 overall but made history by advancing to their first-ever quarterfinal playoff game.Boonville Pirates baseball coach Fred Smith said he was very proud of the kids because they got a taste of it last year at this level and let it slip through... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Upstate law enforcement agencies call bill banning quotas unnecessarypull you over. They shouldn't just make up something to pull you over. Then it'
Upstate law enforcement agencies call bill banning quotas unnecessary
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
pull you over. They shouldn't just make up something to pull you over. Then it's your word against theirs." Resident Fred Smith agreed. "I've been pulled over. I was going down the road one Sunday going to church. I came around the curve …... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Red Letter Dates for art events in June, July and Augustand the Origins of Modern Humans,” 6 p.m. Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe
Red Letter Dates for art events in June, July and August
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 1 months ago
and the Origins of Modern Humans,” 6 p.m. Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe St., auditorium LL 2. Lecture by Dr. Fred Smith, anthropology professor, Illinois State University. Free. 7 CEFCU Jazz Series, 7 p.m., local jazz artists, CEFCU... Read more
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