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FTC Takes No Action Against Yelp Following Year-Long Investigation Into Review System
Legal

FTC Takes No Action Against Yelp Following Year-Long Investigation Into Review System

Despite outcry from small-business owners, this marks the second inquiry by the FTC that has resulted in no further action, according to Yelp.
Geoff Weiss
Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear
Retail

Wet Seal Just Made Two-Thirds of Its Stores Disappear

The teen retailer's struggle with declining sales is another reminder to mall-loving millennials that their childhood is over.
John Kell
Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours
Bitstamp

Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours

The Bitcoin exchange, which shut down following a security breach, says it will begin trading the virtual currency again within the next day or so.
American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.
American Apparel

American Apparel Tries On Something New: Ethics.

After firing its scandal-mired chairman, the company has updated its code of ethics to include rules about workplace relationships.
Monster Sues Apple's Beats Over Alleged Fraud
lawsuits

Monster Sues Apple's Beats Over Alleged Fraud

Audio-equipment maker Monster, which helped create Beats by Dre headphones, says it was unfairly cut out before Beats was sold to Apple last year.
McDonald's Japan Apologizes After Tooth Found in Food
McDonalds

McDonald's Japan Apologizes After Tooth Found in Food

After declining sales, a french-fry shortage and this latest scandal, executives probably miss the days when their biggest concern was the Hamburglar.
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.
Laura Entis
Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL
Mergers and Acquisitions

Verizon CEO: No 'Significant' Talks to Buy AOL

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said reports that the company has held concrete talks to acquire AOL are 'not accurate.'
Taco Bell Pleads: 'America Wants a Taco Emoji. America Needs a Taco Emoji.'
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Pleads: 'America Wants a Taco Emoji. America Needs a Taco Emoji.'

The popular Tex-Mex chain is petitioning for a taco emoji on Change.org.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Sony Is Bringing Back the Walkman (Again)
Sony

Sony Is Bringing Back the Walkman (Again)

Interested? That will be $1,119.99.
Laura Entis
Lower Trademark Filing Fees Coming Soon
Patents

Lower Trademark Filing Fees Coming Soon

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be charging lower filing fees starting in the middle of January.
Jaia Thomas
McDonald's Hopes New Ads Will Have Customers Feeling the Love
McDonalds

McDonald's Hopes New Ads Will Have Customers Feeling the Love

The struggling fast-food titan has created a new ad campaign and revamped its menu to halt sliding sales.
Tom Huddleston, Jr.
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.
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.
Laura Entis