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Features by Sally Herships

Manning meant millions to the Colts

The quarterback helped boost the Colts' net worth to more than $1 billion.
Posted In: Sports, NFL, American Football, Peyton Manning

McDonald's woos cash-strapped customers

McDonald's hopes to boost sales by expanding its options for value-conscious customers, including a new "Extra Value Menu."
Posted In: Food, McDonald's, fast food

United, Continental to merge booking systems

United and Continental airlines are merging their computer reservation systems tonight. Will it create sky-high problems or be smooth sailing?
Posted In: United Airlines, continental, airline industry

Online review site Yelp preps for IPO

Yelp, the website that offers up user reviews for everything from restaurants and bars to barbershops will soon get its own review of a different and perhaps much harsher kind.
Posted In: Yelp, IPO

As gas prices rise, Obama to speak on energy future

Rising prices at the gas pump could threaten the economic recovery and pose an election year problem for Obama. What can he do?
Posted In: gas prices, Barack Obama

New prescription for aspiring doctors

The Medical College Admission Test will require aspiring doctors to understand people as well as science.
Posted In: Health, doctor

Kodak to drop its name from Hollywood theater

Eastman Kodak won a court battle to scrap its sponsorship of Kodak Theater, home of the Oscars. Do expensive naming rights jinxing companies?
Posted In: kodak

Purina dog food nabs Pedigree spot at Westminster

The Westminster Kennel Club dog show dropped longtime sponsor Pedigree, saying its pet adoption theme turned off audience.
Posted In: advertising, dogs, Westminster Dog Show, Pedigree

Linsanity sweeps America

The newfound popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin boosts business for basketball.
Posted In: basketball, Jeremy Lin, Sports, NBA

Social networks spawn online dating sites

Badoo has 137 million users. Tapping that dating network comes with a caveat: Your Facebook friends may learn you’re in the market.
Posted In: online dating, social networking, privacy

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