Features by Gigi Douban


FedEx reports on last quarter and plans ahead

The company is looking to expand in Europe by acquiring a Dutch delivery firm.
Posted In: fedex, mail, shipping, european

Virtual reality is star of this year's E3

VR is poised to meet the masses in mobile technology.
Posted In: e3, virtual reality, Oculus VR

Labor Department may extend overtime to more workers

The change would mean workers with higher salaries are eligible for overtime.
Posted In: exemptions, Labor Department, overtime

Lufthansa to charge extra for using other websites

The German airline wants customers to book directly through its own system.
Posted In: Lufthansa, air travel, Airlines
A J. Crew logo is seen on a glass door of one of its retail clothing stores in Chicago, Illinois.

Sweater snafus unravel J.Crew's quarterly earnings

Sales were off more than 5 percent from last year at the fashion retailer.
Posted In: fashion, J Crew, sales

In drenched Texas, the drought may be over ... or not

Identifying the end of a dry period can be as hard as dating the beginning of one.
Posted In: texas, drought, Houston
An airline staff member feeds a race horse in October 2008 at the Animal Lounge at Frankfurt's international airport, after the animal was flown back from an equestrian tournament in Sao Paolo, Brazil.

When horses fly

Leg room costs extra on flights, whether you have two feet or four.
Posted In: horses, airplane travel, airline industry, pilots, horse racing
The site of the Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash disaster at the Kingston Fossil Plant in December 2008.

Mixed feelings for landfill run deep in Alabama

Residents protest the dump that generates millions in revenue for poor rural area.
Posted In: landfill, Alabama, coal
IBM logo.

States take back some economic incentives

Businesses that don't make good on promised jobs are seeing their benefits suspended.
Posted In: IBM, incentives, businesses

Parent Gap Inc. benefits as Old Navy gets stylish

But the Gap retail stores are suffering from an identity crisis.
Posted In: Gap, Old Navy, clothes


With Generous Support From...