1. Martha Stewart brand in trouble?
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What did the JCPenney and Macy’s drama cost Martha Stewart’s brand? The big question on Wall Street is whether the dispute has done irreparable damage to the brand. WSJ ‘Ahead of the Tape’ Columnist Spencer Jakab on the future of Martha Stewart’s brand.
2. Could self-driving cars hit the road soon?
FBN’s Gerri Willis says you’ll soon be able to purchase a car that drives itself. But are consumers ready to give up control? ‘The Car Coach’ Lauren Fix says driver error is behind many of the accidents on the road, and manufacturers are putting in active cruise control and active brake assist to protect people from careless drivers on the road. As these features become more common, Fix says consumers will become increasingly comfortable with self-driving vehicles.
3. ‘Bar Rescue’ guru on what it takes to succeed in business
‘Bar Rescue’ host Jon Taffer says it’s all about personality in the service industry. Taffer says a person with a great personality but no experience can become an excellent manager in three weeks – and a great resume doesn’t always mean managerial success.
4. Efforts to fix ObamaCareEfforts to fix ObamaCare
Is Verizon coming to the government’s rescue? FBN’s Neil Cavuto says the government is tapping the phone company for its expertise with records. Swiss America Trading Corp. Chairman Craig Smith says this shows that big government can’t do anything as efficiently as the private sector.