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Oreos are slimming down

Jul 6, 2015
The sandwich cookie will now come in a thinner variety.
Posted In: cookies, Oreos, Food

Now you can authorize mobile payments with a selfie

Jul 3, 2015
Buy some coffee, take a selfie. Buy a shirt, take a selfie. Buy some ice cream...
Posted In: mobile payment, selfie, mastercard

Weekly Wrap: College tuition, Whole Foods and Uber

Jul 3, 2015
Before the holiday weekend, let's look back on the economic week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Whole Foods, Uber, college tuition, college, Education

Nike prepares for life after Phil Knight

Jul 3, 2015
The Nike founder will step down, passing on a company at the top of its global game.
Posted In: Nike, sports business, fashion

Philadelphia: the largest city to legalize Airbnb

Jul 3, 2015
Just in time for the Democratic National Convention ... and the pope.
Posted In: airbnb, Philadelphia, rental market

Univision plans its IPO

Jul 2, 2015
US's biggest Spanish-language broadcaster is at the top of its game, experts say.
Posted In: univision, Spanish language, television

Bubble wrap abandoning its signature pop

Jul 2, 2015
Say goodbye to your childhood obsession.
Posted In: bubble, childhood, packaging
A helicopter flies over an oil slick amid cleanup operations during the BP Deepwater Horizon platform disaster.

BP reaches $18.7 billion settlement over 2010 spill

Jul 2, 2015
The deal brings the company's total liability to more than $40 billion.
Posted In: bp oil spill, oil industry, safety

Why do some movies open early?

Jul 2, 2015
Midnight premieres draw in super-fans build buzz for summer blockbusters
Posted In: Entertainment, movie, summer, box office
Macy's dissociation with Donald Trump is the latest in a line of companies who are severing ties with the 2016 presidential hopeful.

Macy's is the latest brand to dump Trump

Jul 1, 2015
Other business partners are distancing themselves from the presidential candidate.
Posted In: donald trump, Macy's, marketing
 
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