Unfortunately, I’ve had to cancel my live visit to Washington DC for the US Chamber’s Capital Markets Summit.
I was planning on having a New York Happy Hour during my trip, but that will have to wait. A Washington DC one is warranted also, as I have almost as many readers in DC as in New York/New Jersey.
In the meantime, we’ll have one here in Chicago next Friday.
Join me Friday March 28 for a drink at Erie Cafe. I’ll be there from 5:00 to 7:00.
The antipasti and calamari is on me.
Drop me an email and let me know you’re coming!
Some recent posts have received additional commentary on other blogs:
“Hot on the heels of Toronto’s union issue, I hear of more strike actions, this time in New York, New York, as Francine reports.
I wish I could say that I’m shocked to hear that yet another union drive is facing intimidation from management, but Aramark has a pretty lousy track record. I still recall the many, many union and student actions against Aramark and Sodexho in my university days.”
Dennis Howlett at AccMan comments on my mail from Kerma Partners:
“Francine has long argued that the world’s largest companies need coordinated global coverage. I agree. However, what Kerma seem to be implying is that this is an illusion. It follows that for the many companies not needing that same level of cover, the Big 4 represent little more than an opportunity to associate with a brand. This comes over time and again when you look at how many of the FTSE 350 are audited by non-Big Four firms and the degree of campaigning the Big 4 are prepared to undertake in order to protect their hegemony…”