Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: e-cigs, R.J. Reynolds
As the e-cigarette market heats up, R.J. Reynolds plans its first TV ad since 1971, when cigarette commercials were banned.
Posted In: ceo pay, CEOs, income inequality
As Microsoft starts the search for a new CEO, yet another report highlights the growing gap between CEO pay and that of the average worker.
Posted In: donald trump, licensing
Trump University is just one of the many items that the Donald has branded.
Posted In: airline industry, Science, math
Airlines endlessly try to engineer procedures to speed up boarding and reduce costly delays. A scientist thinks he has the solution.
Posted In: JP Morgan, JPMorgan Chase, London Whale
Thanks to cooperation from Bruno Iksil, a.k.a. the London Whale, the Justice Department's charged two people for allegedly hiding the size of JPMorgan's $6 billion trading loss.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Banks
Big banks are in the cross hairs of the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission, as authorities push for tougher punishment for misbehavior.
Posted In: washington post, New York Times, media, Amazon, jeff bezos
What does Jeff Bezos get out of his purchase of the Washington Post for $250 million? (Besides a struggling media business, of course).
Posted In: CBS, Time Warner, Good Wife, NFL, television
Some savvy Time Warner Cable customers have schemed out ways to watch CBS and Showtime during the cable dispute. What are they?
Posted In: Hot Pockets, marketing, Food
The handheld, sandwich-like pastry is relaunching with healthier, higher-quality ingredients to appeal to millennials.
Posted In: manufacturing
Manufacturing activity grew last month to its highest level in two years. But is it producing jobs you can raise a family on?