Features by Gigi Douban
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas prices, big oil
In response to low oil prices, oil companies may cut back exploration projects.
Posted In: steel, markets, iron ore
Foreign competition and a decline in oil drilling counter a strong U.S. economy.
Posted In: Baths
Absence of urinals in houses may be related to a simple fact: At home, it's not called "the men's room."
Posted In: holidays brought to you buy, tupperware
Brownie Wise pioneered sale of products at home parties. Then Tupperware fired her.
Posted In: Unemployment, South, job market
Jobless rates are up in some Southern states. But the numbers may be misleading.
Some worry that people are too busy spending to remember why they have a day off.
Posted In: urban parks, marketing
Public parks are trying to get people away from screens and into the community.
Posted In: preschool, day care, New York
Free universal pre-K begins as part of an initiative by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
Posted In: coworking, Sharing, telecommuting, office
We explore whether this new office business model is here to stay.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, marketing
How will Wal-Mart's socially-responsible initiatives fit with its corporate goals?