Business at a glance

Foot Locker profits jump, thanks to basketball and Nike

Aug 22, 2014
Basketball shoes are hot and Nike controls the sizzle .
Posted In: Nike, Running, shoes
Emmy Awards

And the Emmy goes to... Monday!

Aug 22, 2014
NBC has moved the Emmys from Monday to Sunday... and the reason is all economics.
Posted In: emmys, emmy awards, NBC, TV ads
Brunch

Weekend Brunch: News and algorithms, auto-deleting email and paying it forward

Aug 22, 2014
We look back on the week's news and what's on our plate for the upcoming week.
Posted In: Ferguson, Facebook, starbucks, brunch

Political ads keep community papers afloat

Aug 22, 2014
National and local politicians still use print ads to reach specific voting blocs.
Posted In: newspapers, Political ads, community
SoundCloud

SoundCloud to start including ads in content streams

Aug 21, 2014
Do they risk undermining their core, indie-leaning fan base?
Posted In: soundcloud, ads, music streaming
Family Dollar

Could $1 store + $1 store = monopoly?

Aug 21, 2014
Family Dollar rejects Dollar General's offer to buy, citing fears of antitrust complications.
Posted In: dollar store, Mergers and Acquisitions, antitrust

What is a superfood?

Aug 21, 2014
A new study tries to define superfoods. Hint: it's more than just kale.
Posted In: Food, Health, kale

The flop that is 'Expendables 3'

Aug 21, 2014
The film only grossed approximately $15 million on its opening weekend.
Posted In: film, Entertainment, movies
Janet Yellen

How the Fed became a Central Superbank

Aug 20, 2014
Is it a bird? Its it a plane? No! It's the Federal Reserve!
Posted In: Bankers, recession, Economy
Superbowl

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

Aug 20, 2014
The question now: Is it worth it for the artists - or the NFL?
Posted In: Super Bowl, football, musician, Katy Perry
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