The economics of PG-13 rated movies
The MPAA responds to calls for better policing of violence in movies, by increasing the TYPE SIZE on existing explanations. Why? To protect its business at the PG-13 level.
High-end versus low-end: How do you succeed in the grocery business?
Britain’s Tesco aimed for the low-end U.S. grocery market and crashed. New York’s Fairway chain went public, aiming at the higher end. Is there no middle ground?
Cupcakes meet bitcoins
Baker Jennifer Longson runs one of a handful of retail businesses that accept bitcoins as payment. Where some see twin bubbles, she insists cupcakes or bitcoins are sticking around.
Entrepreneurship declines as job market improves
NEW YORK - Fewer people are starting small businesses now that the job market is looking better. The number of companies started in 2012 fell along with the unemployment rate — a sign that people chose new jobs over launching their own companies, according to a study released Wednesday. The study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation estimated that there were 514,000 new business owners per mont...
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Textron Shares Slide on Weaker Outlook
Aircraft maker Textron trimmed its 2013 profit outlook, saying demand for its business jets and military spare parts remain sluggish.