Disappointing Profits in Emerging Markets, Target’s CIO Resigns, Chipotle’s Guacamole Supply Scare

For some global corporations, investing in emerging markets hasn't proved as promising as they hoped, as political and economic instability have led to disappointing profits.

Target’s Chief Information Officer Beth Jacob is resigning, a move that comes in the midst of the retailer’s information security and compliance overhaul following its serious data breach.

General Motors’ new CEO Mary T. Barra will lead the investigation into the company’s decade-long failure to address a safety problem that caused 13 deaths and the recall of 1.6 million vehicles.

Chipotle’s warning that increased food costs due to global warming could lead to temporary suspensions of certain menu items such as guacamole led to a mini panic—but the avocado supply chain is still holding up. For now.



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