Business at a glance

Weekly Wrap: Black Friday as an economic indicator

Nov 27, 2015
Let's wrap up this holiday week in business and economic news.
Posted In: Black Friday, Christmas shopping, corporate inversion, Pfizer

Sunday nights aren't what they used to be

Nov 27, 2015
Has technology freed us from the office — or tethered us to it?
Posted In: work life balance, weekends, email

New law updates guidelines for space industry

Nov 27, 2015
New law permits American companies to keep materials they mine in space.
Posted In: space, Obama, space industry, Congress, mining

Data sharing generates revenue for some charities

Nov 27, 2015
Charities may trade or sell names of small-time donors.
Posted In: charities, data sharing, non-profits
A general view of the atmosphere during the retail launch of the Balmain x H&M collection on November 5, 2015 in New York City.

Fear Fast Fashion

Nov 27, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace race into the world of fast fashion.
Posted In: fashion, cats, Retail
China's central bank on Tuesday devalued its yuan currency by nearly 2 percent against the U.S.  dollar, as authorities seek to push market reforms and bolster the world's second-largest economy.

Retailers keep one eye on China ahead of the holidays

Nov 27, 2015
Some retailers are re-evaluating their relationship with Chinese suppliers
Posted In: China, Retail
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
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