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Beyond sandwiches and soup, Pret A Manger offers insight to the global economy.

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The good and bad of Amazon’s health care efforts

The bull and bear cases for Dr. Bezos.

Rob Litterst • August 22, 2022

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Rob Litterst • August 22, 2022

Digits: Crypto ads, Kilimanjaro, and more

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Jacob Cohen • August 22, 2022

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Despite inflation, tips are still flowing

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Rob Litterst • August 19, 2022

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Modern private clubs are rolling work and workouts into one membership.

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What’s this ‘quiet quitting’ trend?

… And does it even make sense?

Jacob Cohen • August 18, 2022

Serena Williams’ next chapter

After years of investing, the tennis legend is going all-in on VC.

Samir Javer • August 18, 2022

Buzzkill alert — it’s getting harder to retire

The “three-legged stool” of retirement is broken.

Rob Litterst • August 17, 2022

Is anyone the true queen of Christmas?

Mariah Carey wants to trademark “Queen of Christmas.” Another singer is suing to stop her.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 17, 2022

Is Apple about to become an advertising giant?

Apple has advertising’s Garden of Eden. Soon, it could be put to use.

Jacob Cohen • August 16, 2022

LeBron James, the influencer?

LeBron James is the NBA’s king of Instagram.

Rob Litterst • August 16, 2022

The nonprofit that buries medical debt

Americans are saddled with medical debt they can’t pay. One nonprofit buys and buries it.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 16, 2022

What really goes into your chocolate bar?

Tony’s Chocolonely is trying to take on big chocolate — but it’s not easy.

Rob Litterst • August 15, 2022

The implications of teen internet usage

A recent CDC study shows the scary consequences of too much screen time.

Rob Litterst • August 15, 2022

Digits: ‘Quiet quitting,’ canola oil, and more

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Jacob Cohen • August 15, 2022

What if those green bubbles aren’t Android’s fault?

Apple has iMessage. Everyone else has RCS. Android wants Apple to join the party.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 12, 2022

Why are so many tech founders leaving?

The difference between “peacetime” and “wartime.”

Rob Litterst • August 12, 2022

Should streamers get spoooooky?

Horror movies are cheap and people like them, making them great streaming fodder.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 11, 2022

United Airlines just made a down payment on flying taxis

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Jacob Cohen • August 11, 2022

Looking for a new gig? Consider rural Iowa

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Mia Sullivan • August 11, 2022

Cities vs. slumlords

NYC’s attorney general fines a company for trying to force low-income tenants out so it could flip their units.

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 10, 2022

What the heck is a LinkedInfluencer?

Of course LinkedIn wants in on the creator economy.

Rob Litterst • August 10, 2022

The work-life balance is out of whack

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Jacob Cohen • August 9, 2022

A timeline of Amazon’s home robot takeover

Amazon is on a mission to build the smart house of the future.

Rob Litterst • August 9, 2022

Could the climate bill help you nab an EV?

The climate bill has good intentions, but it might not be as helpful as it seems.

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Digits: Space chorizo, app use, and cats

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Jacob Cohen • August 7, 2022

Oatly’s great stagnation

The brand that started the oat milk craze is struggling.

Rob Litterst • August 7, 2022

India’s new ecommerce system, explained

India’s Open Network for Digital Commerce could make ecommerce easier for smaller sellers. Would it work elsewhere?

Juliet Bennett Rylah • August 7, 2022

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