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SAP

Why SAP gobbled up Concur

Sep 19, 2014
The acquisition is worth $8 billion and will increase SAP's users to 50 million.
Posted In: SAP, workplace, Mergers and Acquisitions, software
The Suitsy

What's the craziest thing you've ever worn to work?

Sep 19, 2014
Workplace dress codes have gotten a lot more relaxed over the past few decades.
Posted In: workplace, suits, dress code
Jack Ma

Will Jack Ma’s quirkiness play in the U.S.?

Sep 19, 2014
As Alibaba launches on the NYSE, we take a look at Jack Ma's antics and ambitions.
Posted In: Jack Ma, alibaba, NYSE

The numbers for September 19, 2014

Sep 19, 2014
Alibaba surges, Scotland stays and the other stories we're reading Friday morning.
Posted In: alibaba, IPO, antibiotics, Microsoft, NFL
Alibaba

Weekend Brunch: AliBaba's IPO and the Fed's new normal

Sep 19, 2014
Venessa Wong from Bloomberg and Business Insider's Nicholas Carlson chat about the week's news.
Jeff Bezos

Bezos wins a round in the billionaire space race

Sep 18, 2014
The billionaire's space venture Blue Origin announced a new partnership with NASA.
Posted In: space, Elon Musk, Russia

Pliny the Elder: A case study in scarcity marketing

Sep 18, 2014
Pliny the Elder inspires beer hunters around the world to search for just one bottle.
Posted In: beer, marketing, advertising, scarcity

The numbers for September 18, 2014

Sep 18, 2014
Scotland, India and Apple: Here's what we're reading Thursday morning.
Posted In: Scotland, sexual assault, apple, India

Can advertisers pressure the NFL?

Sep 17, 2014
We look at the power of sponsors as more distance themselves from the NFL.
Posted In: sponsorship, NFL, Anheuser-Busch

Rail delays shut down Midwestern power plants

Sep 17, 2014
Minnesota utility couldn't get enough coal by rail to keep four plants operating
Posted In: coal, trains, Minnesota
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