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Deloitte employees face the bots

Deloitte is taking the expression “time is money” to heart with its new AI innovation. 

What happened: Consulting firm Deloitte has rolled out a generative AI chatbot to employees across Europe and the Middle East.

Tiger Woods and Nike break up

One of the sports world’s biggest power couples is calling it quits. No, we don’t mean Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift. 

What happened: After 27 years, Tiger Woods and Nike have ended their partnership.

No snow and more dough mark disappointing ski season

As if the $15 poutine at the chalet wasn’t bad enough, poor snow conditions and high demand have marred this year’s ski season at popular Canadian slopes.

Driving the news: Some of Canada’s biggest ski destinations are experiencing historically low levels of snowfall, getting anywhere from half to just over a quarter of the snowfall they typically see this time of year, per the CBC.

Peloton peddles into TikTok partnership

Like someone with misplaced confidence in their dance moves, Peloton is making a push to become TikTok famous.

What happened: Peloton has partnered with TikTok to bring custom short-form workout content to the video platform.

Three resolutions for tech leaders in 2024

Tech leaders still looking for resolutions could do worse than focusing on three Cs this year: cost-saving, cleantech, and cybersecurity.

Why CEOs aren’t stepping down

A growing number of CEOs are trying to hold onto their management caps for a few years longer. And it’s probably not just because they’re smashing salary records as of late.  

Driving the news: Whitney Wolfe Herd officially stepped down as the chief executive of Bumble, a women-centred dating app worth over $2 billion, after nearly a decade in the role.

Adin Wener on the business of craft beer

On this week’s episode of Free Lunch by The Peak, we sat down with Adin Wener, founder of Henderson Brewing Company, to talk about the ins and outs of the craft beer business.

Nike says “just do it” to new cost-cutting plan

In a sneaker market that’s changing at a faster pace than a gold medal sprinter, the world’s largest sportswear maker is trying to keep up.

RBC gets the all-clear to swallow up HSBC

RBC is getting some last-minute, $13.5 billion shopping wrapped up before the holidays.

What happened: After a year of a regulatory kerfuffle surrounding the biggest proposed bank merger in Canadian history, RBC finally received the go-ahead from the federal government to acquire HSBC’s Canadian operations. 

Annual reviews are having performance problems

Is your looming annual performance review getting you down? You aren’t the only one.

Driving the news: Nobody likes performance reviews. Not only do they stress out employees, but more and more companies are starting to think they do a crummy job of actually evaluating job performance.