Features by Sally Herships

How the sharing industry gets insurance

Getting insurance coverage can be a challenge for sharing companies.
Posted In: sharing economy, Small Business
Family Dollar

Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?

Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, antitrust

The NFL wants artists to pay to perform at the Super Bowl

The question now: Is it worth it for the artists - or the NFL?
Posted In: Super Bowl, football, musician, Katy Perry

A big day for the Clippers and the NBA

The $2 billion deal benefits most everyone involved. #Win.
Posted In: Clippers, NBA
Bryan Valentini

When does a start-up stop being a start-up?

Is it measurable by time, employees, or the number of beanbag chairs?
Posted In: start-ups, entrepreneurs, coworking
Wal-Mart market

Why won't small firms work with Wal-Mart?

Some small firms find their deals with Wal-Mart more valuable than their worth.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, business, Small Business

Gentrification summer camp in changing neighborhoods

10-year-old Ayanna Lee on debt: "That’s like basically having no social life.”
Posted In: gentrification, summer school, Brooklyn
Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble shaves off a few brands

Procter & Gamble says it's getting rid of as many as 100 more brands.
Posted In: Procter & Gamble, brands
Driverless cars

How driverless cars could injure insurers

Who pays when driverless cars have accidents?
Posted In: driverless cars, car insurance, cars
Dollar Tree

Dollar stores adapt to an improving economy

Dollar Tree is buying Family Dollar. Dollar stores are selling different things.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, Deals


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