Features by Sally Herships
Posted In: United Airlines, continental, airline industry
United and Continental airlines are merging their computer reservation systems tonight. Will it create sky-high problems or be smooth sailing?
Posted In: Yelp, 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: gas prices, Barack Obama
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: Health, doctor
The Medical College Admission Test will require aspiring doctors to understand people as well as science.
Posted In: kodak
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: advertising, dogs, Westminster Dog Show, Pedigree
The Westminster Kennel Club dog show dropped longtime sponsor Pedigree, saying its pet adoption theme turned off audience.
Posted In: basketball, Jeremy Lin, Sports, NBA
The newfound popularity of New York Knicks player Jeremy Lin boosts business for basketball.
Posted In: online dating, social networking, privacy
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: Amazon, online retail, warehouse
Online retailer Amazon plans to build five new warehouses in three states to cut delivery times, in the hope of boosting sales.
Posted In: fashion, trademark, Christian Louboutin, Yves Saint Laurent
This week, a federal appellate court will hear arguments over whether fashion designer Christian Louboutin’s signature red-soled shoes are actually something he can trademark.