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  1. mind the gender gap
    1 in 4 Think We’ll Be Able to Time Travel Before Reaching Gender EqualityAccording to a new report by the Rockefeller Foundation.
  2. Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan’s DistrictThe plant will initially employee 3,000, with the potential to add 10,000 more jobs, and eat up billions in incentives.
  3. in bloom
    A Trip to the Tiny Washington Flower Farm That Has Become a Worldwide SensationFloret Flowers owner Erin Benzakein turned two acres of land into a business, a book, and a thriving brand.
  4. burning questions
    Has a Trump Slump Set in for New York’s Restaurant Customers?“There’s no question that consumer confidence has been lost by the political situation.”
  5. The Last of the New Jersey BondsmenFor criminal-justice advocates, bail reform has been a long sought victory; but for people like Ron Olszowy, it means the loss of a way of life.
  6. trump hotels
    Trump SoHo Hotel Not Doing Tremendous Business, Will Reportedly Lay Off StaffThe struggling hotel is preparing to fire about 12 workers, and cut back on its turndown service.
  7. business
    Why Did a Midwestern Grocery Chain Buy New York’s Most Extravagant Cheese Shop?A sale to Kroger is a big boon for the owners of Murray’s Cheese — but what does it mean for New York’s cheese lovers?
  8. disruption
    Period-Underwear Company Thinx Sounds Like a Terrible Place to WorkEx-employees have come forward with gripes about founder Miki Agrawal.
  9. out of business
    Meet the Man Behind a New Trump Hotel Deal — He Calls Himself ‘Turkish Trump’Mukemmel Sarimsakci, 50, is hoping to play a big role in the Trump sons’ plans to launch a new mid-priced hotel chain.
  10. business
    Nasty Gal Files for BankruptcyAnd founder Sophia Amoruso is reportedly stepping down as executive chairman.
  11. Now There’s a Women-Only Crowdfunding PlatformIn the wake of Kickstarter’s success, iFundWomen is setting out on its own.
  12. taking care of business
    Two Female Founders Explain What It Is Like to Fund Their First BusinessThe founders of a new social house describe the triumphs and challenges of a year’s worth of fundraising.
  13. A Competitor to the EpiPen Will Go Back on the Market in 2017Will it affect the price of the anti-allergy drug?
  14. taking care of business
    No One Ever Feels Fully Ready to Start a Business, So Just Go for ItA tip from a female founder on why you shouldn’t be afraid to jump right in.
  15. AT&T to Purchase Time Warner in $85 Billion MegamergerThe reported deal unites AT&T’s communications infrastructure with Time Warner’s film and television empire.
  16. Wells Fargo CEO Goes Back to Washington for Another Public FloggingToday it was the House Financial Services Committee’s turn, and they had fun.
  17. Elizabeth Warren Tell ‘Gutless’ Wells Fargo CEO That He Belongs in JailThe bank’s recently revealed fraud has the senator red-hot.
  18. CEO Innovated Her Way to a Higher Salary by Disrupting Price of Drug for KidsOnly in America.
  19. Extrovert CEOs Make Way Less MoneyFor their companies.
  20. Turns Out, the Client Isn’t Very Ticklish, by Larry Lee Team, you all saw for yourself. The expression on our head client’s face didn’t change one bit as I snuck behind him in the dimly lit […]
  21. today in donald trump
    Report: Trump’s Atlantic City Empire Was One Big FleeceWhat happened one of the last times Trump promised to make something great.
  22. Business
    Chobani Employees Rewarded for Loyalty, Given Ownership StakeSome workers stand to make over $1 million.
  23. time time at last
    Very Busy Kevin Spacey Drops Out of RelativitySpacey’s Trigger Street Productions consort Dana Brunetti will stay.
  24. the money
    How Valeant Went From Wall St. Darling to PariahInside the biggest and most bizarre business scandal of the past year.
  25. Donald Trump’s Campaign Proves That He Is Bad at BusinessTrump’s brand is no longer classy, according to the classy consumers his really classy enterprises depend on.
  26. Wage Wars
    Why New York’s Restaurants Are About to Get a Lot More Expensive“There’s something bubbling as people think about how to move forward … “
  27. Soon New Yorkers May No Longer Have to Choose Between Rite Aid and Duane ReadeSomeday there may be only one drugstore.
  28. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Sales Are Up for the First Time in YearsCredit goes to the introduction of all-day breakfast.
  29. Say Good-bye to NYC’s One-Stop Shop for Lebowski MerchThat about does ‘er, wraps ‘er all up.
  30. Big Deals
    World’s Two Biggest Beer-Makers Agree to Become Single Beer-MakingThe maker of Budweiser will take over the maker of Miller, and soon all our beer will be the same.
  31. business
    American Apparel Files for BankruptcyCurrent shareholders, including Dov Charney, will no longer control the company.
  32. Instacart and the On-Demand Middle ClassThe company is ditching the 1099 trend and hiring part-time employees. My failure as a personal shopper shows why that could be a good business move.
  33. In a Pivot-Happy World, We Need to Let Twitter Be TwitterIn praise of the uproarious confusion the company is now trying to tame.
  34. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Business Drops Off Yet AgainMore bad news for the flailing chain.
  35. Goldman Tells Interns to Go Home at NightOr at least leave the office.
  36. career advice
    Why a Business Wig Is Your Best Negotiating ToolWho needs Lean In when we have Nicki?
  37. the money
    Will the New Concierge Economy Mean the End of the Errand?Maybe outsourcing errands to an app will prove as liberating as a washing machine.
  38. workplace
    Do Companies Really Need ‘Chief Behavioral Officers’?There could be benefits to spreading the wisdom around instead of trusting it to one specific executive.
  39. everything old is new again
    What’s Behind the Great Podcast Renaissance?The mid-aughts audio scene is making a big comeback.
  40. With Rooms, Facebook Rides a Wave of Web 1.0 NostalgiaOn the internet, past is prologue.
  41. Google Just Invested Millions of Dollars in a Very Eccentric ManMeet Rony Abovitz.
  42. bro-king news
    There’s No Such Thing As the Nerd–Bro WarDeconstructing the defining binary of our time.
  43. Deadbolts, Digitized: How Smart Locks Will Change Our HomesThe August smart lock is one of many devices that will force us to share space with connected tech.
  44. Nicholas Carr Doesn’t Want Your Self-Driving CarA Q&A with the author of The Glass Cage.
  45. prime real estate
    Why Amazon Will Open a Retail Store, in 3 ChartsIt’s not so baffling, really.
  46. Is It Possible to Be Both Nice and Anonymous Online?Facebook wants to find out.
  47. New York City Domain Names Just Went on SaleDisappointing, we know.
  48. Silicon Valley, Meet Organized LaborTech’s working class is beginning to clamor for unions.
  49. A Trader Nicknamed ‘BearWhale’ Is Freaking Out the Bitcoin MarketsBy selling $9 million worth of Bitcoin all at once.
  50. Hewlett-Packard Tries Out Conscious UncouplingThe computer-maker is splitting in two.
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