The retail giant plans to launch two homegrown websites in an effort to compete with the success of online start-ups like Casper, Tuft & Needle and Glossier, according to two people who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
The Defense Department recently gave United Technology¡¯s aeronautics subsidiary a $2.5 billion contract. The fortunes of the company¡¯s Carrier plant in Indiana have not been so bright.
Joe Girard, who sold 1,425 cars in 1973, is challenging Detroit salesman Ali Reda¡¯s claim of selling 1,582 vehicles over the past year.
Construction proceeds on Feb. 12 in Miami. (Getty Images)
Construction proceeds on Feb. 12 in Miami. (Getty Images)
If the federal government spends the White House¡¯s proposed $200 billion for infrastructure, state, local and private sources would provide up to $30 billion more, or about 2 percent of the amount projected by the Trump administration, the Penn Wharton Budget Model team said.
The Infamous former drug company CEO and hedge fund investor, who faces 20 years in prison, will be sentenced next month.
Experts say Samsung¡¯s crisis response and market position, along with fortunate timing for the worst news, helped the company escape a crisis that could have set it back for years or even put it under.
Nobody holds military leaders accountable with the same vigor and, at times, vitriol as Sen. John McCain.
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As more people became aware of the telephone tax-payment trick, the schemers developed a twist on the swindle that is just pure evil.
Perspective
The basketball star and Washington-area native has committed $10 million and partnered with Prince George¡¯s schools to help disadvantaged kids attend college and get launched into life.
Ursula Burns is CEO of Xerox. (Bloomberg)
Ursula Burns is CEO of Xerox. (Bloomberg)
A study of black American women who graduated from Harvard Business School between 1977 and 2015 found that 12.6 percent had reached chair, CEO or other C-level executive status. About 19 percent of black male graduates from the school had attained similar positions.
Analysis
In workplaces where a can-do attitude is valued above all else, and fears about job security remain common, getting unvarnished feedback and speaking candidly can be hard.

The deal includes sites in D.C., New York and Los Angeles that were shut down in November after one unionized.

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They also started out higher.

There's a new contender in town.

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Trust me on this because I was there: All these share buybacks linked to the tax cut were not part of the supply-siders' argument for the plan.

Ever since Reagan, Republicans have only cared about two things: tax cuts for the rich and increased spending for the military.

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The average seat pitch has shrunk from 35 inches in the 1960s to about 31 inches today.

Bring me your ideas, said a Frito-Lay executive. Richard Monta?ez did just that.

YouTube and Facebook have come under fire for trending Parkland shooting conspiracy theories. They're only part of the problem.

Falsehoods were rampant after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting despite the firm¡¯s promise to improve its algorithm. And lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated and vocal about disinformation on social media.

Virginia, Maryland and the District were among 44 states that reached a settlement involving the largest recall in U.S. history.

The next few weeks will see a frenzy of activity. This is what to expect.

Changes to the program will help make low-income people self-sufficient, the administration says.

Pillow power.

Borrowers, though, may have to balance high debt with better credit.

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The result could be more competition in an industry that's starved for it.

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Maybe we should spend more time discussing how much gun violence is costing us as a society.

Bit by bit, economists have pieced together the answer to this millennium's big economic mystery: where did all the jobs go?

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