Marketplace for Wednesday August 6, 2014
Aug 6, 2014

Marketplace for Wednesday August 6, 2014

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Rebuilding Gaza after Israel’s attacks will cost billions. But that’s simply to restore Gaza to a prison refugee camp. What would it take to create a true Gaza economy? Plus, we look at the calculus a consumer facing company like Walgreens makes when it’s considering an inversion, particularly when it factors in the effects of adverse public pressure.

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Meet the woman behind Ikea's living wage calculator

Aug 6, 2014
Ikea will use an MIT project to set wages in its stores across the U.S.

Yelp's CEO on the end of the professional critic

Aug 6, 2014
Yelp turned ten this year, while posting a profit for the first time.

The NCAA's top conferences break out

Aug 6, 2014
If approved, a new proposal will give the Big 5 conferences more autonomy.

It's all monkey business for Wikimedia

Aug 6, 2014
Wikipedia denies a photographer's request to delete a photo since a monkey took it

Can a rebuilt Gaza build an economy?

Aug 6, 2014
Repairing the damage will cost billions. But Gaza still won't have an economy.

Why Walgreens stepped back from the inversion brink

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Aug 6, 2014
One reason Walgreens chose not to move to the UK: it's a consumer-facing company.

Tesla teases Reno with a Gigafactory

Aug 6, 2014
Tesla has started building, but the factory and jobs could still move.

Rebuilding Gaza after Israel’s attacks will cost billions. But that’s simply to restore Gaza to a prison refugee camp. What would it take to create a true Gaza economy? Plus, we look at the calculus a consumer facing company like Walgreens makes when it’s considering an inversion, particularly when it factors in the effects of adverse public pressure.