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Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal
Trep Talk

Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal

Co-founders Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand knew that opening a cat cafe in New York City was going to violate regulations. That didn't stop them.
Catherine Clifford
Report: Chobani Is Considering Replacing Its CEO
Chobani

Report: Chobani Is Considering Replacing Its CEO

After a product recall and some large profit losses, the Greek yogurt company is reportedly mulling a management shakeup.
Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million
Growth Strategies

Grocery Delivery Startup Instacart Reportedly Raises $220 Million

The latest round is said to value the two-year-old company at roughly $2 billion.
Nina Zipkin
7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack
Shake Shack

7 Things You Should Know About Shake Shack

As the 'fine casual' burger chain prepares to go public, here's a look at some of the most fascinating factoids about the company's growth and strategy.
John Kell
Forget Cat Cafes, It's Time for a Coffee Joint for Dogs
Dogs

Forget Cat Cafes, It's Time for a Coffee Joint for Dogs

A new Indiegogo campaign is attempting to open America's first dog café in Los Angeles.
Kate Taylor
Coca-Cola Just Got Rid of Voicemail
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Just Got Rid of Voicemail

Please don't leave a message after the beep. No one's listening.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Sweet Tooth No More? Americans Are Ditching Prepackaged Desserts.
Food Businesses

Sweet Tooth No More? Americans Are Ditching Prepackaged Desserts.

Here's why the Twinkie got into trouble: Health-conscious Americans just aren't buying packaged cookies and cakes as much anymore.
Kate Taylor
Thanks to Crowdfunding, This Food Startup Has a Growing Fanbase to Help Female Farmers Abroad
Impact Investing

Thanks to Crowdfunding, This Food Startup Has a Growing Fanbase to Help Female Farmers Abroad

Founder Lisa Curtis is sourcing a superfood called from West Africa, where it is supporting people nutritionally and economically.
Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million
Funding

Food Startup Hampton Creek Raises $90 Million

The company behind Just Mayo has closed its Series C round, which includes investments from an eclectic group from Salesforce's Marc Benioff to Renaissance man Jean Pigozzi.
These Siblings Are Cooking Up America's First Meatless Butcher Shop
Innovation

These Siblings Are Cooking Up America's First Meatless Butcher Shop

No animals were harmed in the making of Aubry and Kale Walch's smash-hit butcher biz.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers
Crowdfunding

Food-Tech Startup Dinner Lab Is Crowdfunding a Cool $2 Million -- From Its Customers

The New Orleans-based pop-up event and private catering company is reaching out to its members for it's latest funding round.
Catherine Clifford
Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.
Coffee

Bitter or Sweet? This One Thing Can Determine the Taste of Your Coffee.

A new study reveals that this factor can play a major role in how your morning brew tastes.
Kate Taylor
Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu
Burger King

Why Burger King Is Bringing Back a Sandwich After 40 Years Off the Menu

A full four decades after retiring the 'Yumbo' in 1974, Burger King is bringing back the hot ham and cheese sandwich.
Kate Taylor
Would You Eat a Doughnut Stuffed With Mac & Cheese?
Mashup

Would You Eat a Doughnut Stuffed With Mac & Cheese?

Philadelphia's burger joint PYT just released a Bacon Mac & Cheese Doughnut – perfect for pairing with Thanksgiving leftovers.
Kate Taylor