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WeWork’s CEO says the company could IPO (again) and break even this year. The financials tell a very different story
Researchers have learned that earning more than $75K a year does, in fact, make you happier.
An indication that the gold-plated name has become a toxic asset.
China’s $67 billion livestreaming e-commerce market is going global, with Taobao and Alibaba affiliates leading the charge.
Wall Street doesn’t know what to make of Reddit investors who live by the meme
Billionaires' wealth has soared while the pandemic has plunged millions into poverty, Oxfam says.
After years of riling regulators and rivals Uber has settled on a somewhat novel approach to grow its business: playing nice. Success is far from guaranteed
After my wedding, I began looking for a language for the partnership, both metaphorical and actual, I seemed to have contracted.
Complexity science reveals the hard limits of our predictive abilities, and makes a mathematical case for compassion
There is a distinct "greed hive" that's boiling over with options speculation, engineered short squeezes and heedless momentum buying.
A/B tests help startup founders capitalize on good ideas—and move on from duds—faster, says research from Rembrand Koning. How can established companies benefit?
In our youth, the Hut worshipped at the altar of casual dining. Now that it’s takeout only, we’ve lost an important slice of pre-pandemic life
Chris Barrett has made bank on the gray market selling pizza laced with 40 mg of THC per slice. Can the Pizza Pusha survive pot legalization?
Americans are told to give their all—time, labor, and passion—to their jobs. But do their jobs give enough back?
Over the course of the 20th Century, capitalism moulded the ordinary person into a consumer. Kerryn Higgs traces the historical roots of the world's unquenchable thirst for more stuff.
More than a decade ago, Wired editor Kevin Kelly wrote an essay called "1,000 True Fans” predicting that the internet would allow large swaths of people to make a living off their creations,...
Researchers from Leiden University in the Netherlands are adding an Early Bronze Age piece to the currency puzzle
The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife make an auspicious debut on the 2020 LAND REPORT 100, as America's largest private farmland owners.
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Fewer than 12% of global billionaires are women, but they still hold massive amounts of wealth. Who are the 50 richest women in the world?
…but company leaders are insisting on it.
Wildberries is a genuine success. But its corporate backstory involves a lot of mythmaking.
As a tech era draws to an end, more workers and companies are packing up. What comes next?
Customer entitlement at restaurants is at an all-time high, making work unsafe and unbearable for many in the industry. The way we think about hospitality needs to change.
The EU is restricting products designed to be unfixable, forcing companies to change their ways.
Over the course of the 20th century, capitalism preserved its momentum by molding the ordinary person into a consumer with an unquenchable thirst for more stuff.
9-min read The federal response to the pandemic has been massive — a $5 trillion effort. It has also...
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world, and its effects will last. Here are some trends for the next normal that business leaders should keep in mind.
Tesla is an oddity in the business landscape. The company’s stock is so stratospheric that Elon Musk has surpassed Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person. Now, we have another mind-blowing...
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