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Are pro sports teams economic winners for cities?

Mar 19, 2015
A baseball team has about the same economic impact as a midsize department store.
Posted In: business of sports, tax incentives, stadiums, cities

Big labor's March Madness problem

Mar 19, 2015
Millions of Americans filled out brackets this year — while on the clock
Posted In: NCAA, basketball, March Madness
A woman uses the music streaming service Spotify to listen to music on her iPhone.

The music industry sings a sorrowful, flat note

Mar 19, 2015
The industry takes in only half the revenue it did at its peak.
Posted In: music streaming, CDs, buying music
A customer uses the credit card scanner at a Target store in Miami, Florida.

Target's data breach settlement sets a big precedent

Mar 19, 2015
The company admits fault and will offer victims significant compensation.
Posted In: Target, data breach, identity theft, settlement

Why AT&T doesn't care it left the Dow

Mar 19, 2015
It turns out the Dow isn't what it used to be.
Posted In: the dow, AT&T, apple

Want to run the Iditarod? You'll need a lot of scratch

Mar 18, 2015
It costs as much as $100,000 to keep a kennel of sled dogs running year-round.
Posted In: Iditarod, business of sports, sponsorship
Kraft Food Group's shares drop after it recalls over 6 million boxes of Macaroni and cheese.

Kraft recalls 6.5 million boxes of macaroni and cheese

Mar 18, 2015
Consumers found metal pieces in the packages of classic comfort food.
Posted In: Kraft, recalls, cheese, food recall

American Express launches multi-brand loyalty program

Mar 18, 2015
Collect points for paying your AT&T bill, redeem them for Hulu videos.
Posted In: american express, brand loyalty
The only object stolen from the first floor was this painting entitled Chez Tortoni by Edouard Manet.

World's biggest art heist, 25 years later

Mar 18, 2015
Few clues and nothing recovered. The art world will never be the same
Posted In: art, boston, museum, theft
Facebook introduced an update to its Messenger app March 17 allowing friends to send money to each other.

Status update: Facebook Messenger helps split the bill

Mar 18, 2015
The app adds the option to send and receive money between friends.
Posted In: Facebook, messenger, facebook money, apps, money apps

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