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Champagne wishes and hangover-cure dreams

Jan 1, 2015
With New Year's Eve in the rear-view mirror, we tackle a timely topic: Hangover cures
Posted In: New Years, champagne, hangover, alcohol
The golden arches are losing their luster: McDonald's reported a worse-than-expected decline in November global same-restaurant sales.

McDonald's makes a move toward not-so-fast food

Jan 1, 2015
We're not lovin' it: McDonald's earnings hit a new low. Are custom burgers an answer?
Posted In: McDonalds, Food

2014 by the numbers

Jan 1, 2015
As a new year stretches out before us, a look at the numbers that defined 2014.
Posted In: oil price, Ferguson, midterm elections

They put the digits in New Year's glasses

Dec 31, 2014
Inventors came up with glasses for New Year's 1991 but market was eventually flooded with knockoffs.
Posted In: New Years, glasses, intellectual property
Shawn Grain Carter in her office at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.

Fashion's new fairy godmother: Designer dress rental

Dec 31, 2014
Trend toward renting designer gowns picks up steam. Next up: Rental work clothes.
Posted In: runway, designer clothes, kate spade
Defense Secretary nominee Ashton Carter.

Defense nominee's record as 'Buyer in Chief'

Dec 31, 2014
Ashton Carter oversaw Pentagon acquisitions from 2009 to 2011 and tried to trim wasteful spending.
Posted In: defense secretary, ashton carter, Pentagon
Oranges on a tree in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Why it's hard times for citrus growers

Dec 31, 2014
A deadly tree disease and decreased demand are among the problems facing citrus growers.
Posted In: citrus, oranges, farmers, commodities
The Times Square New Year's Eve ball.

A New Year's Eve history lesson

Dec 31, 2014
The story behind the birth of the Times Square ball.
Posted In: new years eve, New York, Times Square, ball
Bags of Jenny Craig kettle corn.

Lean times for the weight-loss industry

Dec 31, 2014
People are forgoing diet foods and turning to counseling instead.
Posted In: dieting, weight watchers, fit bit, rebranding
The scene outside an American Apparel store in New York City.

American Apparel closes a challenging year

Dec 31, 2014
As the company welcomes a new CEO, will changes boost American Apparel's bottom line?
Posted In: American Apparel, Retail, layoffs