Aug 28, 2013 The nation's largest employer will give healthcare benefits to same-sex partners of full-time employees starting next year.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Aug 15, 2013 The world's largest retailer reported quarterly sales were down and cut its profit forecast for the year. So what are consumers putting in their shopping carts and what are they leaving out?
Aug 15, 2013 Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Aug 14, 2013 Britain's government supports fracking as a source of cheap gas and jobs but his plans are meeting stiff resistance in the countryside, where New Age protesters and rich conservative country-dwellers want none of it.
Jul 24, 2013 India has a strict rules for big international retailers: 30 percent of the merchandise sold at big box stores has to be purchased in India.
Jul 16, 2013 Meet Brendan O'Connell, Walmart artist -- or at least the mega retailer is his muse. O'Connell has taken to painting the things you can find the big-box store and the people who roam its aisles.
Jul 10, 2013 Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Jun 25, 2013 Designer Ying Gao has created dresses that are embedded with eye-tracking technology.
May 6, 2015 A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Jun 11, 2013 Many companies focus on short-term results. The CEO of consumer-products giant Unilever, Paul Polman, says long-term strategic planning builds better businesses.