Mar 26, 2013 Slate columnist Farhad Manjoo loves his hoodie from American Giant. But after he reviewed it online, all the sweatshirts sold out. And the company was forced to scale up before it was ready.
Feb 13, 2013 President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase to help the lowest-paid workers. Opponents say businesses will just eliminate jobs. We go to a restaurant to talk to an employee and employer.
Feb 13, 2013 In a twist, former employees who'd been duped out of overtime pay become part-owners of a Harvard Square pizzeria.
Jan 2, 2013 Steve Presser, proprietor of Big Fun toy store in Cleveland, says although the deal to avert the fiscal cliff eases uncertainty among consumers, the payroll tax increase raises a whole other list of issues.
Nov 9, 2012 If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. Could it shake up Washington?
Nov 8, 2012 For months, political advertising glutted the airwaves in election swing states like Ohio, Florida and New Hampshire. Now that the election is over, there are cheap openings for regular advertisers. But they won't last long.
Nov 9, 2012 Following Tuesday's election, the markets took a plunge. The major stock indexes all fell nearly 2.5 percent -- the biggest sell-off of the year.
Nov 8, 2012 Climate change may regain priority in the Obama administration. One area where the President can act without Congress is supporting the Environmental Protection Agency as it writes new rules limiting emissions.
Nov 8, 2012 Despite fickle reputation, the Millennial generation may stay party-loyal.