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Brendan Byrnes

Brendan Byrnes


Originally joining The Motley Fool in 2011 as editor of the Industrials sector, Brendan is now based in New York City where he interviews executives, authors, and influential people from across the investing and business world. He also provides analysis for

Recent articles

An Interview With Harvey Kanter, CEO of Blue Nile Inc.

We chat with Blue Nile's CEO about the company's recent quarter, its growth prospects, and Cyber Monday.

An Interview With Personal-Finance Expert Beth Kobliner

We discuss how to teach your kids about investing, saving for college, and much more.

Mulally Is Leaving Early: Is It a Big Deal for Ford Stock?

What effect has CEO Alan Mulally's announcement that he will be leaving earlier than originally planned had on Ford's stock?

An Interview With Angel Investor and Entrepreneur David S. Rose

We chat about Rose's new book on angel investing and how to become a successful entrepreneur.

How to Plan for Retirement: An Interview With Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz

The author of "The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty" joins The Fool to dispel some myths about planning for retirement.

Planning for Retirement: The Big Mistake to Avoid

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz shares a rule of thumb and a common mistake to avoid as retirement approaches.

Will Real Estate Agents Be Necessary in the Future?

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff says the real estate agent will always have a role to play in real estate transactions

Why Mobile Is So Important for Zillow

CEO Spencer Rascoff explains Zillow’s approach to advertising and why the company is happy that 65% of its traffic comes from mobile.

Zillow's CEO on the Company's Future Growth

Zillow's CEO looks forward to rapid growth in rentals and describes audience growth across the site as the company’s top priority.

Bottom-Up Branding at Sprouts Farmers Market

The biggest voice of the Sprouts brand today is the consumer, CFO Amin Maredia says.

"Product Sense" and Longevity in Retail

Sprouts' CFO shares his own version of customer-centric operations.

Culture and Competition in the Natural Grocery Sector

Sprouts' CFO describes its culture as one of "doing the right thing at all times."

Metrics and Margins at Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.

It all comes down to traffic and customer service, according to the CFO.

Sprouts Farmers Market CFO on Growth and Capital Allocation

CFO Amin Maredia discusses the company’s two most recent acquisitions and its growth strategy.

A Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. Backgrounder

CFO Amin Maredia outlines the four tenets of Sprouts.

Meet Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. CFO Amin Maredia

The Sprouts exec shares the grocery chain’s philosophy and future plans.

3 Things Everyone Can Learn From Warren Buffett and Elon Musk

Betty Liu shares what we can learn from these two rock-star CEOs.

An Interview With Tim Ferriss, Author of "The 4-Hour Workweek"

We sit down for a chat with author, entrepreneur, and investor Tim Ferriss.

Pre-Holiday Interview With Blue Nile's CEO

With double-digit increases in the recent quarters, how long will Blue Nile's success continue?

Ask a Fool: Is Jim Chanos Right to Short Caterpillar?

Caterpillar stock has been struggling so what should potential investors do?

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