Laura Entis

Laura Entis

Staff Writer. Frequently covers tech, business psychology, social media, startups and digital advertising.
Laura Entis is a staff writer at Entrepreneur.com.
What This Year's 'Best Picture' Nominees Can Teach Us About Achieving Greatness
Leadership

What This Year's 'Best Picture' Nominees Can Teach Us About Achieving Greatness

Lessons from 'Whiplash,' 'The Imitation Game' and 'Selma.'
Target Is Done With Canada
Target

Target Is Done With Canada

The retail company announced it will discontinue operations in the country after racking up billions in losses.
3 Things to Consider When Building a Mobile Advertising Campaign
Mobile Advertising

3 Things to Consider When Building a Mobile Advertising Campaign

The platform's magic lies in its immediacy – so build a campaign that capitalizes on it.
PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices
PayPal

PayPal Partners With Microsoft to Bring Its Card Reader to Windows Devices

The ecommerce company also announced that its reader will be EMV-compliant by this summer.
iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds
Smartphones

iPhone Separation Anxiety Is an Actual Problem, Study Finds

The authors' conclusion? Bring your phone to meetings and other events that require focus.
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand
Memory

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'
Pitch contests

Meet the Startups That Faced Off at the First-Ever 'Pitch Night NYC'

Ten startups participated in the rapid-fire competition; three were related to real estate.
More Than Tween Stars: How YouTube Is Steering Brands Into the Future
YouTube

More Than Tween Stars: How YouTube Is Steering Brands Into the Future

As online video grows, marketers are embracing branded content and other less-explicit forms of advertising in fascinating ways.
23andMe's Database of Genetic Information Is Going to Make It Lots of Money
Genetics

23andMe's Database of Genetic Information Is Going to Make It Lots of Money

The company just announced a lucrative deal with the biotech firm Genetech, and says many similar deals are in the works.
C. Wonder, the Preppy Fashion Chain Founded by Tory Burch's Ex, Is Officially Closing Up Shop
Retail Businesses

C. Wonder, the Preppy Fashion Chain Founded by Tory Burch's Ex, Is Officially Closing Up Shop

After a brief but dramatic run, the company has shuttered the last of its stores.
Sony Is Bringing Back the Walkman (Again)
Sony

Sony Is Bringing Back the Walkman (Again)

Interested? That will be $1,119.99.
Award-Winning Director Christopher Nolan Explains Why He Avoids Email, Doesn't Own a Cell Phone
Creativity

Award-Winning Director Christopher Nolan Explains Why He Avoids Email, Doesn't Own a Cell Phone

Not owning a smartphone gives him 'time to think.'
Why You Should Make Vacation Time a Priority This Year
Vacations

Why You Should Make Vacation Time a Priority This Year

Regularly taking time off to spend with friends and family vastly improves well-being across all income levels, according to a new Gallup survey.
How Canada Goose Went From Small Outerwear Company to International Luxury Brand
Luxury Brands

How Canada Goose Went From Small Outerwear Company to International Luxury Brand

When CEO Dani Reiss took the reins in 2001, Canada Goose was doing approximately $3 million in annual sales. Today, that number is north of $200 million.