A new California law will protect customers who take to Yelp and other online services with a beef about a business.
Holiday hiring heading for 15-year high
Sep 29, 2014 |
'Tis already the season when stores seek temporary workers for the holidays. John Challenger of Challenger, Gray and Christmas says this one is shaping up to be merrier than most.
What do women want? Stereotype-free sports news
Sep 27, 2014 |
What do women want from sports news produced with them in mind? Programming that doesn't play to stereotypes, says Purdue professor Cheryl Cooky.
When will airstrikes on ISIS impact oil prices?
Sep 26, 2014 |
Dr. Jim Krane of Rice University's Baker Institute weighs in, on News Break.
Disney makes Hasbro feel like a princess
Sep 25, 2014 |
When Mattel loses the Disney princess dolls to Hasbro in 2016, Needham & Co.'s Sean McGowan says it'll be a "meaningful but not crippling blow to Mattel."
Cadillac packs for a New York move
Sep 24, 2014 |
General Motors thinks a change of scenery will do Cadillac a world of good. So it's moving luxury brand's headquarters to Manhattan.
Investors' role in housing market is shrinking
Sep 23, 2014 |
Real estate investors are starting to hand the baton to buyers who actually want to live in the homes. Is the market ready?
Alibaba's big debut sets next hurdles even higher
Sep 22, 2014 |
Will Alibaba still seem magical to investors after they've had a weekend to think it over? Or a year?
NFL as popular as ever with viewers and sponsors
Sep 20, 2014 |
The NFL doesn't seem to be losing viewers or sponsors to its players' off-the-field troubles.
New mobile tool for car shoppers
Sep 19, 2014 |
Edmunds CEO Avi Steinlauf on the rollout of "Lot Buddy."
The Fed's housing disappointment
Sep 18, 2014 |
The Fed created QE, in part, to breathe life into the housing market. It didn't work out as planned.
When the Fed does raise rates, 'Hallelujah'
Sep 17, 2014 |
Diane Swonk doesn't expect the Fed to raise interest rates until next summer. But sooner would be better.
Apprentices aren't popular with employers
Sep 16, 2014 |
Why businesses don't embrace apprentices, and why our entrepreneurial spirit has been flagging.
Planning for your parents' old age
Sep 15, 2014 |
A survey commissioned by Caring.com finds almost half of those asked spend more than five thousand dollars a year on care-giving.
Ray Rice won't ruin endorsements for other players
Sep 13, 2014 |
Though the Ray Rice story might prompt some soul-searching among marketers, Burns Entertainment's Doug Shabelman sees NFL stars remaining as popular as ever.
One-sided recovery keeps Fed rate hike at bay
Sep 12, 2014 |
The Federal Reserve's QE legacy is record stock prices and corporate profits. But workers haven't seen the results in their wages. That's one reason the Fed won't rush into raising interest rates, says Gus Faucher of PNC Financial.
August rise shows foreclosure problems linger
Sep 11, 2014 |
Foreclosures picked up in August, with some states seeing exceptionally large jumps in early and late-stage activity.
Apple Pay meets a wary consumer
Sep 10, 2014 |
Most of us are leery of using mobile devices to pay at stores, according to a CreditCards.com survey. Can Apple change our minds?
GM plans hands-free driving in two years
Sep 9, 2014 |
Some Cadillacs will be equipped with the so-called super cruise system.
Mismatch between job openings and hiring
Sep 8, 2014 |
Job openings are rising, so why is hiring slowing? And a slowdown in August jobs growth isn't a bust, "it's just not a boom."