First in the room this morning were Jack and Carol Weber, University of Virginia professors about to celebrate their 50th anniversary. And that means a golden gift is in order.
Pepsi has overtaken Diet Coke to claim the No. 2 spot on the U.S. soft drink leaderboard. The shift comes as the soda industry shrinks and diet drinks plummet even faster than full-sugar ones.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz discussed two new services of supreme importance for customers sick of waiting in line for their lattes.
At its annual meeting Wednesday, the company will announce a new hiring plan focused on unemployed youth, mainly black and Latino, who its CEO describes as “disenfranchised or disconnected.”
Finally, the technology industry has developed a solution to a question that has plagued us for decades: How exactly do you feed a dog?
The new online retail project from Diapers.com founder Marc Lore is getting plenty of hype from investors, even though it has yet to go live.
In an interview with BuzzFeed News, the president had harsh words for the company, which is strictly limiting the hours of part-time workers as the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate kicks in.
After pushing back against reports of a new “Lovin’ Beats Hatin’” advertising slogan, McDonald’s has released its lovin’-themed marketing campaign.
The company is both the largest publicly traded business in the world and growing like a startup. The result is quarterly earnings numbers that boggle the mind.
From Manhattan’s unique love affair with the Shackburger to concerns about the fate of Moscow’s Shake Shacks amid Western sanctions, there was plenty to learn in the company’s SEC filing.
Trust Bank, a small Russian lender, was bailed out by the country’s central bank on Monday. It is the first financial institution to be rescued since the collapse of the ruble, and the only to offer a Bruce Willis MasterCard.
The collapse of the ruble is bad news for exporters, and a disaster for millions of families depending on migrant workers in Russia. And there are signs it is also fraying nerves in the Kremlin’s inner circle.
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From details of named employees’ medical histories to an unreleased pilot script written by the creator of Breaking Bad, the unprecedented leak of Sony Pictures data will reverberate for a long time to come.
Marketers, management gurus and media chin-scratchers love to talk about the so-called millennial generation. Here’s a PR pitch sent to BuzzFeed News that contains the word 20 times.
We cheer the Brazilian soccer team and find our inner peace through yoga. But what is the flagship example of Chinese soft power? It might just be a day of shopping and singledom.
Time Warner is cutting costs in a scramble to boost profits and justify its rejection of a takeover bid by Rupert Murdoch. But as a $482 million “programming impairment” charge shows, cost cutting can be expensive.
By DOUGLAS QUENQUA / New York Times
Published: February 15, 2013