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3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond
Trends

3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond

Artificial intelligence will rock the job market, your company will need a Chief of Work, and cubicle farms will disappear.
Anne Fisher
Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.
Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday Set a Record as the Biggest Online Sales Day in the U.S.

Despite dismal forecasts, ecommerce sales on the Monday after Thanksgiving topped $2 billion.
Laura Entis
Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be
Managing Employees

Supreme Court to Determine Workplace Pregnancy Protections for Moms-to-Be

The court will hear a discrimination case that seeks to make clear what accommodations employers must make to expecting mothers.
Claire Zillman
Apple Stock Tumbles Amid Unusual Trading
Apple

Apple Stock Tumbles Amid Unusual Trading

The stock briefly suffered its largest price drop in at least three months.
How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals
Black Friday

How Retailers Shot Themselves in the Foot With Early Black Friday Deals

Earlier deals this year by large retailers severely damaged Black Friday as a shopping occasion, but also created other big problems for these stores.
Phil Wahba
Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?
Holiday Shopping

Will Fewer Customers Be Shopping on Cyber Monday This Year?

In a report, the National Retail Federation says it expects fewer people will take advantage of Cyber Monday's digital deals.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle
Black Friday

U.S. Holiday Weekend Store Sales Fizzle

Early holiday promotions and rising online shopping took a toll on in-store sales during the Thanksgiving weekend as shoppers on average spent 6.4 percent less than they did a year earlier.
Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters
Valuations

Uber May Soon Be Worth 1-1/2 Twitters

The ridesharing company is reportedly raising new financing that would value it at $40 billion.
Laura Entis
How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots
Overcoming Obstacles

How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots

Entrepreneurs are trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Everett Rosenfeld
Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App
Acquisitions

Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire Shots, the Bieber-Backed Selfie App

This could be the acquisition Twitter's CFO accidentally tweeted about on Monday.
Laura Entis
BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones
BlackBerry

BlackBerry to Pay iPhone Users Up to $550 to Switch Phones

The Canadian company just announced a new trade-in program that will offer iPhone owners up to $550 for their device if they purchase a Blackberry Passport.
Laura Entis
U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race
Immigration

U.S. Is Losing the Global Startup Race

Obama's executive actions on immigration don't focus on a key startup problem: Few skilled workers.
Heesun Wee
People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.
Security

People Are Still Afraid to Shop Online. Here's What Businesses Can Do to Protect Them.

The majority of consumers are concerned about safety when they purchase online, according to a recent study.
Nina Zipkin