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Shake Shack is reportedly planning an IPO

Fast-food burger chain Shake Shack is reportedly planning to launch an initial public offering, the latest dining chain angling to give investors …

Amazon makes play for online grocery market - but will it deliver?

The bright green trucks have become familiar sights in Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, they have just appeared in San Diego, and may eventually trundle around the world, transforming grocery shopping.<p>At first sight the expansion of Amazon's grocery service, AmazonFresh, through California …

These Smaller Wal-Mart Stores Could Replace Supercenters

Supercenters are on the decline as shoppers seek out smaller, more convenient stores.<p>Wal-mart said yesterday that sales at U.S. mega-stores have been falling.<p>But there's still a bright spot in its business — the Neighborhood Market concept.<p>Sales at the markets were up an impressive 5.6%.<p>"I think …

Healthcare chain's bid for 6 hospitals draws protest

Prime Healthcare Services Inc., a hospital chain that has come under fire for billing and patient privacy issues, is facing opposition over its potential acquisition of six California hospitals, including two medical centers in Los Angeles County.<p>On Friday, hospital workers, union representatives …

Fantasy football could cost businesses $13.4 billion a season

It became pretty clear that the World Cup ended up draining productivity in the U.S., but one study shows that the NFL’s fantasy football may also be …

Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week

The news comes despite announcements last week that Overstock.com was now averaging $15,000 a day in Bitcoin sales, and that DISH Network had officially begun accepting the cryptocurrency.<p>Some analysts are blaming the plunge on a "margin call" at Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex, which is one of the …

Reports: Sprint expected to offer cheaper plans

Sprint new CEO Marcelo Claure's top priority is to reduce prices at the nation's third-largest carrier.<p>Sprint, the third-largest wireless company in the U.S., is expected to announce "very disruptive" cheaper pricing plans this week, according to several reports out late last week.<p>During a …

Yep, I’m Gay, and I’m a CEO—It Doesn’t Stop Me From Running a Great Business

There’s been a lot of attention in the media recently about the lack of publicly gay business leaders. The implication from certain articles — e.g., …

Dollar General makes competing bid for competitor Family Dollar; would top Dollar Tree deal

Aug. 18, 2014<p>https://apnews.com/5456f3c732c048f09bb62c451a663160<p>Link copied!<p>GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dollar General makes competing bid for …

Many Big Employers Plan To Offer Skimpy Health Options Despite Law

Nearly 1 in 6 companies plans to offer health coverage that doesn't meet the Affordable Care Act's requirements for value and affordability, a national survey of employers finds.<p>Many thought such skimpy coverage would be history once the health law was fully implemented this year. Instead, 16 …

California Considers Waiving Environmental Laws to Win Tesla Gigafactory

The office of California Governor Jerry Brown has revealed it is considering legislation to ease environmental compliance laws for Tesla Motors in an …

Lawyer Who Led Challenge of Uganda's Anti-Gay Law: 'Long, Long Way to Go'

Nicholas Opiyo, the lawyer who led a constitutional challenge of Uganda’s anti-gay law, says that while the days of gays, lesbians and transgendered …

Rules that led to the death of NCAA Football series violate antitrust laws

The National Collegiate Athletics Association violates antitrust laws in the way that it prohibits member athletes from earning money for the use of …

College Sports

Condoms for porn actors: A statewide law isn't the answer

Nearly two years ago, Los Angeles County voters passed Measure B, a controversial ballot proposal requiring adult film actors to use condoms when performing sex scenes. The law was presented to voters as a public health measure designed to prevent workers in the so-called porn capital of the world …

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Uganda: Lawmakers Determined to Cross Judicial Hurdle to Reinstate Anti-Gay Law

Ugandan lawmakers are determined to bring back the country's anti-gay law, after it was overturned by a constitutional court.<p>MPs belonging to the …

Good business practice, as well as new laws, are needed to stop forced labour

Aidan McQuade's recent blog on Guardian Sustainable Business raises important questions about how to tackle forced labour – and other critical ethical issues – in global supply chains. According to the the International Labour Organisation (ILO) nearly 21 million people are victims of forced …

Sustainability