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Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015
Ecommerce

Starbucks Is Preparing for Delivery in 2015

Howard Schultz calls the coffee giant's plans to deliver food and drinks "ecommerce on steroids."
Kate Taylor
Could Kim Kardashian Save BlackBerry? What You Missed This Week.
Weekly News Roundup

Could Kim Kardashian Save BlackBerry? What You Missed This Week.

Your top weekly headlines from Entrepreneur.com.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections
Politics

3 Reasons Why You Are 'Meh' About This Year's Midterm Elections

We get it. There's plenty of reasons to drive straight past the polls next week. But isn't voting important, no matter what?
Gene Marks
FTC Sues AT&T for 'Deceptive' Data Throttling
Legal Issues

FTC Sues AT&T for 'Deceptive' Data Throttling

The mobile service provider is being accused of charging millions of customers for 'unlimited' data plans while cutting data speeds.
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies
Trends

Madison Square Garden to Explore Splitting Into Two Companies

The owner of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers said it is considering a plan to separate its entertainment business from its media and sports business.
Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content
Acquisitions

Amazon Buys Comedy Service Rooftop Media to Expand Digital Content

A deal that underscores the Internet retailer's broader ambition of becoming a media and entertainment powerhouse.
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
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