Author Archives: Jeff Reeves

Life After Chapter 11? 5 Big Brands That Survived

Eastman Kodak (NYSE:EKDKQ) surprised few by declaring bankruptcy last week. It was clear to many business insiders back in September that Kodak was headed to zero after a panicked move to tap its credit line. As those who have watched the corporate history of Kodak know, years of big debts and a lack of innovation have been weighing on the iconic photography company for quite some time. Continue reading

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Proof Kodak Was Doomed 14 Years Ago

Eastman Kodak (NYSE:EK) is in it deep. WhileKodak is is trying to stave off bankruptcy via restructuring, crippling debt and troubles turning a profit mean there isn’t much time on the clock. Continue reading

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I know, I know. You think I’m as batty as Julie Andrews — spinning up that dirt road to the von Trapp manor with guitar in hand, singing, “I have confidence in me!” Maybe it is a little crazy. But it’s true. Even the cold, hard facts of this complex global economy make this same emotional plea. Confidence — or a lack there-of — is paramount.
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