Selling and Seduction

Selling and Seduction While its hard to imagine in this day of mobile phones and deliverymen that try in vain to hide a bland corrugated cardboard box under your doormat, there was a a time when department store retail was new, fresh, unexplored territory that provided wealth and privilege to its owners. In the book Merchant Princes: An Intimate History of Jewish […]

Are Incentives to Blame at Wells Fargo?

Are incentives to blame at Wells Fargo? The news gives us a couple of narratives regarding the Wells Fargo Fake Accounts scandal. In case you’re unfamiliar with the details, the fraud centered around employees at the bank cutting corners and opening deposit accounts and credit cards for Wells Fargo customers without their knowledge or permission. […]