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25 Topic Pages Found in Business, Finance & Economics and starting with the letter W
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Open Wages

Wages and salaries are the main forms of payments made to an employee for her/his work or services performed. Salary is a fixed periodical payment

Walker, C. J., Madam, 1867-1919

US businesswoman and philanthropist. In 1905 she invented a method for straightening African-Americans' hair and went on to found a beauty business,

Wallace, Lila Acheson, 1887-1984

Canadian-born US editor, publisher, art collector, and philanthropist. She married the publisher De Witt Wallace in 1921 and was directly involved in

Open Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)
Wall Street (New York, N.Y.)

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Wall Street was the major commercial thoroughfare in lower Manhattan. The original Dutch settlers in New

Open Wal-Mart (Firm)
Wal-Mart (Firm)

With annual revenues exceeding US$400 billion, Walmart is a retail colossus and at present the world's largest corporation. Walmart is a budget

Ward, Barbara, 1914-1981

1914–81, British writer. Educated at the Sorbonne and at Oxford, she joined the staff of the Economist in 1939 and became foreign editor in 1940. From

Open Water scarcity
Water scarcity

Water scarcity could become one of the most pressing natural resource issues of the twenty-first century. Earth's population has nearly tripled since

Open Watson, Thomas J., 1914-1993
Watson, Thomas J., 1914-1993

US business executive. As president of IBM (International Business Machines) 1952–56, he placed the company at the centre of the industry. Appointed

Watson, Thomas John, 1874-1956

US business executive. He worked at National Cash Register (NCR) in Dayton, Ohio (1896–1911), becoming general sales manager. During that period he

Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943

Born: January 22, 1858, in Gloucester, England; Died: April 30, 1943, in Hampshire, England; English; economic history, cofounder of the London School