Features by Shannon Mullen
Posted In: Mattel, toys, Barbie
Toy analysts say Mattel's core brands and its progress in high-tech toys have helped it do better than some other toymakers.
Posted In: historically black colleges, HBCUs, Morgan State University
A federal court in Maryland ruled this week that the state had failed fully to desegregate its public higher education system.
Posted In: Iraq, afghanistan, government waste
The office established as the temporary oversight agency for Iraq reconstruction will cease operations.
Posted In: split stock, Priceline flights
At $1,000 per share, Priceline's stock is expensive -- so why hasn't the company split its share price?
Posted In: lists, Economy, business, media, Forbes
The Forbes 400 is out. Media organizations spend a lot of time and money on building and promoting lists because they're easy to promote and can help sell a lot of ads.
Posted In: cars, auto sales, holiday shopping
Car makers should get a nice bump from the long holiday weekend, and all those Labor Day sales you saw advertised.
Posted In: drive-in movies, Honda, movie theaters
There are only about 300 drive-in theaters left in the U.S., and the shift to digital projection may eliminate most of the survivors.
Posted In: schools, Facebook, social networking
A school district in Southern California has revealed that it is paying a company to track its students online.
Posted In: Apple Store, apple, Retail
It’s the first student-run Apple Store for aspiring marketers, accountants, and entrepreneurs.
Posted In: Vine, Twitter, instagram
Airbnb is the latest company to experiment with Vine.