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U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Summer Travel Season
Airlines

U.S. Airlines Group Expects Busiest Summer Travel Season

Carriers are increasing the number of seats available for booking to accommodate the demand.
Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?
Venture Capital

Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?

Highland Capital Partners is now led by one of its Palo Alto-based partners.
Cloud Could Overtake Retail in 10 Years, Amazon Exec Says
Cloud computing

Cloud Could Overtake Retail in 10 Years, Amazon Exec Says

If you think you knew Amazon, things are about to change.
U.S. Companies Using More Bank Credit to Fund Hiring and Expansion
Bank Loans

U.S. Companies Using More Bank Credit to Fund Hiring and Expansion

It could be a promising sign for the economy.
These Apps Could Solve America's Huge Food Waste Problem
Food

These Apps Could Solve America's Huge Food Waste Problem

In the U.S., edible food is frequently thrown away. A host of new mobile apps are designed to reduce food waste and hunger. Will they work?
Colleen Kane
Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending
Trends

Big Funds Pour Money Into Online Lending

Watch out. Interest from institutional investors is heating up.
Ari Levy
Hukkster Rises From the Dead as a Real-Time Retail Sales Alert Site
Ecommerce

Hukkster Rises From the Dead as a Real-Time Retail Sales Alert Site

Missing Hukkster? Hukk that. The defunct sale-tracking site is back, but is it better?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years
IPOs

Venture-Backed U.S. IPOs Hit Lowest Levels in Two Years

This, according to data from the National Venture Capital Association and Thomson Reuters.
Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar
Retail Businesses

Why Ecommerce Is Eyeing Brick and Mortar

Even as online shopping sales continue to grow, more e-commerce players are proving that the physical space should not be ignored.
Uptin Saiidi
Sin Is in at These Booming Eateries
Trends

Sin Is in at These Booming Eateries

At some restaurants, the seven deadly sins aren't just vices: They're big business, too.
Katie Little
Apple Watch Launch Only 'Symbolic' for Wearables Industry, Research Group Says
Wearable Tech

Apple Watch Launch Only 'Symbolic' for Wearables Industry, Research Group Says

While smartwatch sales are poised for serious growth this year, the 'key to success' hasn't been communicated to consumers yet, according to IDC.
Jason Fell
The Tech Bubble Is About to Burst, This VC Says
Tech Bubble

The Tech Bubble Is About to Burst, This VC Says

The value of many multi-billion dollar technology companies like Uber and Snapchat will fall in the coming months.
American Eagle, Aeropostale Abandon Logos as They Look for Edge
Branding

American Eagle, Aeropostale Abandon Logos as They Look for Edge

The decisions by the apparel companies to abandon the logo-covered clothing that made them popular in the 1990s and 2000s could give them an edge over bigger rival Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
The Rise of the iPro: Entrepreneurs on the Go
Entrepreneurs

The Rise of the iPro: Entrepreneurs on the Go

More and more employees are finding there's life beyond the corporate door.
Maite Baron