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Massive Layoffs Are Reportedly Brewing at eBay Ahead of PayPal Spinoff
Layoffs

Massive Layoffs Are Reportedly Brewing at eBay Ahead of PayPal Spinoff

Plans are in the works to shed as much as 10 percent of eBay's workforce.
Laura Entis
Amazon Job Postings Hint at Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Program
Amazon

Amazon Job Postings Hint at Expansion of Same-Day Delivery Program

The online retailer has ambitions to expand its same-day delivery options globally.
Google News Quits Spain Over New Copyright Law
Google

Google News Quits Spain Over New Copyright Law

The legislation would allow publishers to force Google and other sites to pay for re-publishing headlines or news snippets.
7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever
Retail Businesses

7 Innovators That Changed Retail Forever

These visionaries led their companies against the grain and redefined consumer culture as we know it.
David Rekuc
Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month
Uber

Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

San Francisco and Los Angeles are suing the ridesharing service, the latest events in what's shaping up to be a trying time for the company
Laura Entis
It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas
Holiday Shopping

It Begins: Kohl's to Stay Open for More Than 100 Hours Before Christmas

The retailer is set to run a shopping marathon leading up to the holidays. And it isn't the only one.
Nina Zipkin
Harvard Professor Wages War Against Chinese Restaurant Over Outdated Menu
Legal Issues

Harvard Professor Wages War Against Chinese Restaurant Over Outdated Menu

Business professor Benjamin Edelman notified 'the applicable authorities' after he was reportedly overcharged $4 on an order.
The Top 10 Companies to Work For in 2015
Company Culture

The Top 10 Companies to Work For in 2015

A positive work environment, intelligent co-workers and great benefits make these 10 companies the most exciting places to work for in 2015, as rated by the employees themselves.
Laura Entis
Bloomberg News Founding Editor Stepping Down
Business News

Bloomberg News Founding Editor Stepping Down

His replacement will come from a competing business publication.
First-Class Macadamia Nut Case Prompts Korean Air Exec to Step Down
Airlines

First-Class Macadamia Nut Case Prompts Korean Air Exec to Step Down

In-flight service causes this airlines exec to have a serious meltdown.
The Office Holiday Party Is Back, and That's a Good Sign for the Economy
Office Party

The Office Holiday Party Is Back, and That's a Good Sign for the Economy

Nine out of 10 companies plan to throw holiday parties in 2014, a survey shows, up from previous years.
John Kell
Amazon Adds Bidding Option for Fine Art, Collectables
Amazon

Amazon Adds Bidding Option for Fine Art, Collectables

The new feature allows customers to bid for lower prices on more than 150,000 items.
5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall
Uber

5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall

The ridesharing service that was just banned in India's capital has suffered its share of operational setbacks on its home turf.
Carly Okyle
Economists See Revved-Up Economy Next Year
Economic Conditions

Economists See Revved-Up Economy Next Year

In case you missed it, the U.S. economy is picking up speed.