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14

Oct

Why is it so hard for women to ask for a raise?When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella suggested that women should trust karma to get paid what they deserve, he inadvertently confirmed a long-standing problem.

Why is it so hard for women to ask for a raise?
When Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella suggested that women should trust karma to get paid what they deserve, he inadvertently confirmed a long-standing problem.

02

Oct

Believe it or not, you can still rent movies at BlockbusterThe well-known movie-rental business closed its stores and ended its DVD-distribution program in January, but about 50 stores remain open — and one man owns half of them.

Believe it or not, you can still rent movies at Blockbuster
The well-known movie-rental business closed its stores and ended its DVD-distribution program in January, but about 50 stores remain open — and one man owns half of them.

25

Sep

Bridgestone is growing tires in the desertThe world’s natural rubber comes from Southeast Asia, but the company is using an unassuming Texas bush to make its rubber all-American.

Bridgestone is growing tires in the desert
The world’s natural rubber comes from Southeast Asia, but the company is using an unassuming Texas bush to make its rubber all-American.

10

Sep

The MilkCrate App: A one-stop shop for sustainable-minded consumersA new app has launched in the Philadelphia region with guides to sustainable businesses in 20 categories. Money raised from a crowd-funding campaign will help it expand across the country.

The MilkCrate App: A one-stop shop for sustainable-minded consumers
A new app has launched in the Philadelphia region with guides to sustainable businesses in 20 categories. Money raised from a crowd-funding campaign will help it expand across the country.

The business world is full of psychopaths, grad student discoversStudent outs psychopaths by showing how they are capable of manipulating tests to appear normal.

The business world is full of psychopaths, grad student discovers
Student outs psychopaths by showing how they are capable of manipulating tests to appear normal.

09

Sep

King of Pops buys a farm to grow its own ingredientsThe entrepreneur brothers behind the famous Atlanta brand recently purchased a 68-acre farm to grow ingredients for their all-natural ice pops.

King of Pops buys a farm to grow its own ingredients
The entrepreneur brothers behind the famous Atlanta brand recently purchased a 68-acre farm to grow ingredients for their all-natural ice pops.

20

Aug

U. of Kansas turns matchmaker to save rural businessesProgram matches older rural business owners with younger, would-be entrepreneurs.

U. of Kansas turns matchmaker to save rural businesses
Program matches older rural business owners with younger, would-be entrepreneurs.

17

Jul

In France, grocery stores are selling out of ugly produceOne grocery store chain purchases “inglorious fruits and vegetables” and turns them into profit instead of waste.

In France, grocery stores are selling out of ugly produce
One grocery store chain purchases “inglorious fruits and vegetables” and turns them into profit instead of waste.

03

Jul

Legal cannabis: The next great American industryMore than 1,000 people recently traveled to Denver to network, invest, raise money and learn more about the legal cannabis market.

Legal cannabis: The next great American industry
More than 1,000 people recently traveled to Denver to network, invest, raise money and learn more about the legal cannabis market.

12

Jun

Believe it or not, you can still rent movies at BlockbusterThe well-known movie-rental business closed its stores and ended its DVD-distribution program in January, but about 50 stores remain open — and one man owns half of them.

Believe it or not, you can still rent movies at Blockbuster
The well-known movie-rental business closed its stores and ended its DVD-distribution program in January, but about 50 stores remain open — and one man owns half of them.