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U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates
Supply Chain Management

U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates

West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
The Man Behind Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Tic Tacs Dies
Entrepreneurs

The Man Behind Nutella, Ferrero Rocher and Tic Tacs Dies

Michele Ferrero, the leader of the Ferrero Group and the richest person in Italy, died at age 89.
Kate Taylor
6 Dating Apps That Are Putting a Fresh Spin on Finding Love
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6 Dating Apps That Are Putting a Fresh Spin on Finding Love

With Valentine's Day upon us, here are some new and emerging apps that offer something different from popular services like Match.com, Tinder and OKCupid.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Eases Restrictions on Imports From Private Cuban Entrepreneurs
Cuba

U.S. Eases Restrictions on Imports From Private Cuban Entrepreneurs

The move comes as part of Washington's rapprochement with Havana after more than half a century of enmity.
Apple Breaks a New Record: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Breaks a New Record: Your Weekly News Roundup

The latest on Apple, Tesla and why your search for love may be putting your employer in cyber security danger.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Consumer Spending Gauge Barely Rises
Consumer Spending

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Consumer Spending Gauge Barely Rises

Households cut back on purchases of a range of goods, suggesting the economy started the first quarter on a softer note.
Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Values Apple at More Than $1 Trillion
Apple

Billionaire Investor Carl Icahn Values Apple at More Than $1 Trillion

Icahn said Apple's price-to-earnings ratio should be about 20 times.
Elon Musk Threatens Layoffs After Tesla Sold Just 120 Cars in China Last Month
Tesla

Elon Musk Threatens Layoffs After Tesla Sold Just 120 Cars in China Last Month

Many Tesla owners in China, which Musk has said is a market rife with potential, complain of an inadequate charging infrastructure.
Geoff Weiss
Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery
Legal

Bovine Blowup: Red Bull in Trademark Dispute With Beer Startup Old Ox Brewery

'An ox is a castrated bull,' the energy drink giant wrote in a recent filing.
Geoff Weiss
The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most
Retail

The Retailers Shoppers Like the Most

A certain e-commerce giant topped the list of favorites, according to a new survey.
Benjamin Snyder
With Big Acquisition, Canon Looks to Grow Video Surveillance Business
Acquisitions

With Big Acquisition, Canon Looks to Grow Video Surveillance Business

The company offered $2.8 billion for Axis AB.
Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series
News and trends

Unstoppable Nostalgia: Netflix Said to Be Developing a 'Legend of Zelda' Series

Netflix and Nintendo are reportedly working together to develop the game into a show.
Nina Zipkin
10 Questions to Ask When Collecting Customer Data
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10 Questions to Ask When Collecting Customer Data

What business owners need to know about gathering, using and protecting customer information.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)
Online Video

As Online Video Explodes, a Look at 5 of the Industry's Biggest Trends (Infographic)

A whopping $1.4 billion worth of mergers and acquisitions took place in the space last year.
Geoff Weiss