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Tell Us:  Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?
Black Friday

Tell Us: Is it Wrong for Stores to Stay Open on Thanksgiving?

Should Thanksgiving be a day of rest for employees, or should we accept that Black Friday now starts on Thursday?
Kate Taylor
For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)
Productivity

For a More Productive Office, Appeal to the 5 Senses (Infographic)

The solution to a work space that's out of whack is right under your nose.
Nina Zipkin
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Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case
Ebola

Business as Usual in NYC Despite First Ebola Case

New York City residents and professionals seemed to take news of the city's first case of Ebola in stride.
Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries
Ecommerce

Postal Service Approved to Deliver San Francisco's Groceries

The U.S. Postal Service got the go-ahead for a market test in San Francisco to deliver groceries in the early morning hours.
Kate Taylor
Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line
Earnings Reports

Heavy Growth Puts Drag on Amazon's Bottom Line

Big spending and lower-than-expected forecast for the holiday season put a cloud over the e-commerce giant's shares.
JP Mangalindan
Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Google Beefs Up Gmail Security and Microsoft Nixes Nokia: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses
Retailers

Sam's Club to Offer Health Care, Payroll and Legal Services for Small Businesses

The warehouse retailer teamed with Aetna, Execupay and LegalZoom on a new suite of services for business members.
Geoff Weiss
The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices
health and wellness

The Second Largest U.S. Tobacco Company to Ban Smoking In Its Offices

It's a little ironic. And also sad it has taken this long. But this tobacco giant will no longer allow the use of cigarettes, cigars or pipes inside conference rooms, offices or elevators.
Sears Said to Close Stores, Lay Off About 5,500 Employees
Layoffs

Sears Said to Close Stores, Lay Off About 5,500 Employees

The struggling retailer could close more than 100 stores before the end of the year, a news report says.
The 25 Best Workplaces in the World
Employee morale

The 25 Best Workplaces in the World

Google, SAS Institute, NetApp, W.L. Gore & Associates and Belcorp round out the top 5.
Geoff Weiss
Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists
Venture Capital

Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists

Female founders seeking funding for their firm should review these four tips. Otherwise they could lose out in the competition for financing.
Jessica Brondo Davidoff
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Apple, Embattled Supplier, Strike Deal to Unseal Info
Bankruptcy

Apple, Embattled Supplier, Strike Deal to Unseal Info

GT Advanced Technologies can now begin the shutdown of key Arizona operations, and shed some more light on why the former stock market darling abruptly filed for bankruptcy this month.
519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands
Cyber Security

519 Million Reasons Why Your Financial Records Are in a Hacker's Hands

FBI officials warn business owners and the financial sector to stay vigilant.
Nina Zipkin
Toys 'R' Us Slammed for Selling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls With Faux Bags of Meth
Controversies

Toys 'R' Us Slammed for Selling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls With Faux Bags of Meth

Parents are outraged over the toy chain's bizarre decision to sell drug-dealing action figures.
Laura Entis