Business

1 thru 10 of 8323 Stories

The Big Money Behind Sneaker Culture

CORPORATE | May 6
"Sneakerheads" sink thousands of dollars into coveted athletic footwear.

Aeropostale, One-Time Mall King, Seeks Bankruptcy Protection

CORPORATE | May 6
Aeropostale, once the vibrant epicenter of the U.S. mall scene, is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and closing 20 percent of its stores in North America.

Nuns to Sell Estate, Move Tomb of 2nd American-Born Saint

CORPORATE | May 6
A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun.

Tech Company Settles Transgender Discrimination Complaint

LEGAL | May 5
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a technology services company working in Minnesota has agreed to pay $140,000 to settle a transgender discrimination complaint.

4 Reasons Why Aeropostale Lost Its Cool

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 5
Aeropostale Inc., once a popular mall destination for teens, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, becoming the latest victim in the fast-changing retail landscape.

Attorney: Prosecutors Dropping Marijuana Dispensary Case

LEGAL | By Sudhin Thanawala | May 5
Federal prosecutors have agreed to drop a nearly four-year effort to seize the property of a California medical marijuana dispensary billed as the nation's largest, the dispensary's attorney said Tuesday.

Ag Groups Seek Exemption from Scrutiny

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi and Mary Clare Jalonick | May 5
Congress is pushing the Agriculture Department to exempt the groups behind promotional campaigns like "The Incredible, Edible Egg" and "Pork, the Other White Meat" from public scrutiny of their internal operations.

Are You Ready for 'Fintech?'

FINANCE | May 5
Lesley Stahl reports on what's being called the financial technology, or fintech, revolution.

Stella & Dot CEO on Building Accessory Empire

CORPORATE | May 5
The company's mission is to empower women to become entrepreneurs through what it calls "social selling."

Mayor Tells New Yorkers Not to Eat at Chick-fil-A

CORPORATE | May 4
"What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong," the mayor said at a press conference Tuesday night.

1 thru 10 of 8323 Stories