Business at a glance

ESPN is losing subscribers.

ESPN's ratings are slipping

Nov 26, 2015
ESPN has lost about 7 million subscribers since its audience peak in 2013.
Posted In: espn, tv, cable, cord cutting, streaming, Sports

A bumper year for toys

Nov 26, 2015
Toy sales might be a bright spot this holiday season.
Posted In: childrens toys, Star Wars, holiday

Turkey meat's screwy pricing

Nov 26, 2015
Bird flu skips thanksgiving, roils meat markets.
Posted In: turkey meat prices Thanksgiving
While some people are petitioning for stores to remain closed on Thanksgiving, many major stores proudly remain open.

Malls are urging stores to stay open on Thanksgiving

Nov 25, 2015
Some mall managers are urging smaller businesses to stay open on Thanksgiving.
Posted In: Thanksgiving, shopping, Black Friday

Startup creates neighbor-to-neighbor food sharing

Nov 25, 2015
You can order homemade dishes online and then pick them up from a neighborhood cook.
Posted In: Food, sharing economy, Bay Area
Stores and malls make a conscious effort to create an aesthetic that draws in customers.

Ever wonder why you bought that ugly sweater?

Nov 24, 2015
The way a store looks, sounds, and even smells has a major impact on your spending.
Posted In: retail sales, shopping, Science
When Instagrammers meet for dinner...and make a career out of it.

Food Instagrammers turning photography into careers

Nov 24, 2015
What if you got paid for all those Instagram pictures of your dinner?
Posted In: instagram, Food, photography
Disney is facing discrimination complaints from IT employees that were laid off.

Former Disney IT workers claim discrimination

Nov 24, 2015
The complaints to the EEOC say the layoffs discriminated based on national origin.
Posted In: Disneyland, discrimination, H-1B visas

Taxi and Uber fight for the curb at Atlanta airport

Nov 24, 2015
Hartsfield-Jackson airport in Atlanta doesn't allow ride-share companies to pick up passengers.
Posted In: taxicabs, Uber taxi, Atlanta
Blue Origin flies and lands the world’s first fully reusable rocket from its launch site in West Texas.

Will reusable rockets bring us closer to consumer space travel?

Nov 24, 2015
Jeff Bezos’ space company just became the first to land a spent rocket safely.
Posted In: space tourism, Blue Origin
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