Layoffs are out. Labor hoarding is in

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How businesses in Jackson are getting by without water

The city’s struggle illustrates how much small businesses depend on a reliable water supply.

Mark Dent • September 7, 2022

Porsche plans to go public

The company needs capital to go electric.

Jacob Cohen • September 7, 2022

Can celebrity burgers save a mall?

People waited hours for MrBeast’s burgers and fries at a New Jersey megamall.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 7, 2022

How a soda reseller built a multimillion-dollar empire

A Houston entrepreneur turned soda into a collectible.

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The ups and downs of NYC’s taxi medallion

The value of a NYC taxi medallion increased for the first time since 2014.

Rob Litterst • September 6, 2022

Digits: Solar sheep, a PornHub ban, and more

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Jacob Cohen • September 6, 2022

Twitter caves on the edit button

Twitter users will finally be able to edit their typos. Well, some Twitter users will.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • September 2, 2022

Disney’s planning a new membership

The company is taking inspiration from Amazon Prime and the Apple One bundle.

Rob Litterst • September 2, 2022

Bezos’ $715m gamble on The Lord of the Rings

Why this bet is personal.

Jacob Cohen • September 1, 2022

Why in-flight WiFi will only get better

Fliers want cheap, reliable WiFi, and airlines are starting to deliver.

Rob Litterst • September 1, 2022

The ‘Wordle’ glow up, explained

The New York Times is making big moves to take Wordle to the next level.

Samir Javer • September 1, 2022

Starbucks and Dunkin’ have a new challenger

Blank Street Coffee is using automation to fuel its rapid expansion.

Rob Litterst • August 31, 2022

The next mafia TV show is about… PayPal?

We’ve seen shows about WeWork, Uber, and Theranos. Is the “PayPal Mafia” next?

Jacob Cohen • August 31, 2022

California fast-food workers could get $22/hr.

A new bill could form a fast-food council to oversee wages and conditions in California.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 31, 2022

The Daily Wire’s media rocketship

The brand is operating like a mini Disney and could notch a $1B+ valuation.

Jacob Cohen • August 30, 2022

Goodbye, paper business cards?

Some are ditching paper business cards for digital solutions… like implanting a chip in their hand.

Jacob Cohen • August 30, 2022

RIP to a school supplies legend

E. Bryant Crutchfield, inventor of the Trapper Keeper, passed away at 85.

Rob Litterst • August 30, 2022

What the heck is Peloton doing?

The fitness pioneer is making some big changes to right the ship.

Rob Litterst • August 29, 2022

Our Chex Mix survey results are in…

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Jacob Cohen • August 29, 2022

Digits: Pricy paintings, missing millions, and more

Disparities in homeownership, a big art auction, bad plugins, and more digits.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 29, 2022

YouTube = future podcast champ?

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Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 26, 2022

The battle for the ‘richest school’ title

The University of Texas has a secret weapon that could help its endowment pass Harvard’s.

Rob Litterst • August 26, 2022

Is this the end of work friends?

It’s getting harder to make work friends, but workers don’t seem to care.

Rob Litterst • August 25, 2022

The rise of Corn Kid and the internet’s catchiest song

How the kid went from eating corn to making bank.

Jacob Cohen • August 25, 2022

Weird purses are great for business

Novelty purses are a great conversation starter, which is good for attention-seeking brands.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 25, 2022

Are we caught in a ‘bear market trap’?

Hedge funds are placing big bets against the latest market rally.

Rob Litterst • August 24, 2022

What’s up with Twitter’s whistleblower?

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Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 24, 2022

Will MoviePass’ return help struggling theaters?

MoviePass is coming back. Can its OG founder make it work this time around?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 23, 2022

TikTok’s plan to not screw up midterms

The spotlight is on TikTok to prove itself during this year’s midterms.

Jacob Cohen • August 23, 2022

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