Earlier this year, Old Navy, the lowest-priced retail brand of the Gap, opened its first stores in the Philippines and in China.
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Quarterly profits have quintupled, shares are up, the number of active customers has increased 50% since September 2013—all is well in the land of GrubHub, the online food-ordering company adored by young investment bankers and art students alike.
Fertilizer is a strategic commodity, and that’s no load of manure. In fact, it’s potash—a mineral salt mined from the ground to add nitrogen to industrial fertilizer production.
Chicago, the third largest city in the US, is about to get a new set of “smart city” sensors. Scientists from the University of Chicago’s Urban Center for Computation and Data (UCCD) and the federally operated Argonne National Laboratory have plans to attach a network of 40 smart sensor installations to light poles on three city campuses, Wired reports.
The numbers: Good. American Airlines said Thursday it earned a record $942 million in the third quarter, more than triple what it earned a year ago.
Comcast, the biggest cable company in the US, which is trying to buy the second biggest cable company, Time Warner Cable, reported its quarterly earnings this morning.
The numbers: Grim. Really grim. Gruesome, even. When a 92% drop in profit is not the worst thing in a results announcement, you know you’re in trouble.
Ever wonder how wealthy foreigners are faring in your country, compared to others around the world? HSBC just released its annual rankings of the best places to live as an expat, which it calculated using a wide range of factors from salaries and career potential to family life and other quality-of-life indicators.
The second Steve Jobs movie to be made since the Apple co-founder’s death finally has a star, the Oscar winner (and Batman star) Christian Bale.
It seems pretty clear. A recent paper from the US Department of Labor spotlighted the diverse earnings dynamics among America’s racial and ethnic groups.
HONG KONG—At Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, demonstrators have been using a wide array of puns, jokes, curses, and other wordplay in Cantonese to emphasize the distinct identity that they see as under threat from the mainland.
I wrote about how I hire in “How to hire good people instead of nice people.” But what I didn’t know then was how to lay off those good people I’d hired once our business had run its course.
I had the chance to sit down with Malcolm Gladwell just before he went on to speak about David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants during the World Business Forum “Provocateurs” conference.
After we wrote a book about the sacred cows of marriage and divorce, we were asked to tackle one of the sacred cows of American parenting.
To be a great boss, you don’t have to be an extroverted back-slapper. A growing body of research suggests introverts can be excellent leaders too.
If you look around any American or European supermarket these days you’ll find that there’s regular food, and then there’s “organic” food, complete with a sparkling certificate and usually a few sketches of flowers, sunrises, and dancing cows.
Disciples of the investing firm Berkshire Hathaway and its legendary leader, Warren Buffett, know that his mentors in investing were Benjamin Graham and Charlie Munger.
HONG KONG—Hong Kong’s chief executive CY Leung’s recent claim that Hong Kong’s citizens were too poor to allow direct elections was greeted with outcry here and astonishment overseas.
On October 24, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York will open a retrospective exhibition dedicated to the work of Vasudev Gaitonde.