Features by Gigi Douban


Is Wal-Mart rethinking its business approach?

How will Wal-Mart's socially-responsible initiatives fit with its corporate goals?
Posted In: Wal-Mart, marketing

School staffing up nearly 400%, but not with teachers

Hiring teacher's aides played a big part in this increase. We look at the 'why'.
Posted In: teachers, schools, Education, News
Wells Fargo bank

Wells Fargo, other big banks could see lower profits

Wells Fargo has 17 quarters of positive earnings, but that might change on Friday.
Posted In: Wells Fargo, Banks

Facebook's unassuming jobs program

Facebook and other corporations are pouring money into colleges. Why?
Posted In: Facebook, public universities

Inside the economics of the delivery room

New guidelines for doctors urge fewer C-sections and more natural births.
Posted In: birth, hospitals
Spiegel catalogs still come to your door.

Why retailers still bother to print catalogs

Thought online retail would've killed off catalogs by now? Not so fast.
Posted In: catalogs, online retail

Pinterest starts selling Pins to business

Pinterest and We Heart It start incorporating native ads.
Posted In: Pinterest, native ads, social media

Take out a loan - from your employer

The workplace loan is on the rise
Posted In: loans

Could workers in a Southern state join an auto union?

Autoworkers at a Volkswagen plant in Tennessee vote on whether to have union representation.
Posted In: United Auto Workers, tennessee, Volkswagen

Rural Americans have fewer - and costlier - healthcare options

Under the ACA, folks in rural towns seem to have the fewest healthcare choices. And they cost more to boot.
Posted In: rural America, Affordable Care Act, Alabama


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