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Design Your Perfect Pair of Sunglasses With Ray-Ban Remix

Ever dream of that perfect pair of sunglasses but have yet to find them? Talk about making dreams come true: Ray-Ban Remix now allows you to purchase …

Why Brooklyn Is The New Mecca For Fledgling Tech Startups

Perhaps the grass is greener on the East Coast, but here in Brooklyn and throughout New York City, tech companies have been helping neighborhoods flourish because they are choosing to work in collaborative, creative environments.<p>We have not seen the insular migration patterns where firms attempt to …

Innovation

C#CKFIGHT

Screening at this year's prestigious Slamdance Film Festival (in the Anarchy Shorts category), "C#CKFIGHT" is a nine-minute long mind-bending and voyeuristic exploration of a sweat-soaked back-room brawl. Born and bred in Miami, filmmaker Julian Yuri Rodriguez—a Knight Foundation Fellow at the …

Music Videos

There’s a Secret Bar in the Back of Toro

The team behind Toro and Willow Road have opened a secret bar in the backroom of Toro — but no place is a secret once Lindsay Lohan starts drinking …

Target: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyExclusive: As Grocery Wars Rage, Target And Kroger Mull A MergerRetailers are considering new alliances as they combat an Amazon/Whole Foods behemoth.<p>Fast CompanyTarget’s 2018 Swimwear Campaign Features Photoshop-Free Models<p>Fast CompanyTarget employees are getting a pay bump as starting …

Balancing the Cause-Based Market

Socially-minded and eco-conscious gift-giving has noticeably been on the upswing the past few holiday seasons. Whether it be an item with funds earmarked to support a charity or a one-for-one model of giving like Warby Parker, it is easy to get on board with the idea of gifts that give back. What …

$1 is too much for most startups to spend on marketing

Marketing can’t help most startups. Here’s why: most startups are mediocre—mediocre product, mediocre operations, mediocre support. How else do you explain the fact that over half of all startups are gone within five years, and only 30% ever make it to 10 years? The truth is that investing scarce …

Startups

Expedia CEO Is Bullish About the Future of Airbnb

Expedia Inc. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sees a lot of potential in Airbnb-type short-term rentals, and could envision partnering with these types of …

10 Abandoned Cities You Wouldn’t Want to Visit Alone (Photos)

There are some towns around the world where life suddenly stopped in its tracks. See the places preserved in the exact moment that they were …

6 Branding Lessons From Eurostar’s First-Ever Creative Director

Christopher Jenner defines a new role for railways and re-thinks the way we brand travel.<p>“The train that goes under the sea,” is how South African born Christopher Jenner describes Eurostar, the high-speed rail service linking London to Paris and mainland Europe. At the age of 42, the founder of …

16 Creative Design And Décor Ideas For Limited Spaces

Decorating a small space is not easy. You have to find solutions for unexpected and unusual problems and you have to manage to fit all the basics and …

Will Samsung always be Pepsi to Apple's Coke?

October 25, 2013 | 7:40 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/10/25/business/will-samsung-always-be-pepsi-apples-coke/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Advertising

Nestlé on Its Way to Achieving Zero Waste in Europe by 2020

Nestlé’s confectionery factory in York reached zero waste in 2011. | Image credit: Nestlé<p>Related:<p>Nestlé today announced it will achieve zero waste in …

Xiaomi has beat Apple in China, but can it win over the rest of the world?

<i>Quartz begins a series today profiling companies around the world experiencing explosive growth.</i><p>Lei Jun walks on to the stage like a young Steve Jobs. It’s September in Beijing and the founder of one of China’s scrappiest smartphone brands, Xiaomi, is about to unveil its flagship Mi-3 phone. This …

Mobile

Twitter is hardly alone: Two-thirds of tech companies going public this year were unprofitable

Twitter lost $79 million in 2012 and is on track to lose even more this year. But that hasn’t dampened enthusiasm for its shares, which are likely to start trading publicly next month.<p>Indeed, Twitter has plenty of company among technology startups going public this year: 68% were unprofitable at …

Profit

TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …

Brazil tribe plagued by one of the highest suicide rates in the world

The discovery of an indigenous girl's body hanging from a tree in Bororó de Dourados was as grim as it was familiar for Brazil's Guarani-Kaiowá tribe, which has one of the highest suicide rates in the world, according to a new report.<p>Ahead of World Mental Health Day on Thursday, figures from …

News

Zinc and GE Digital Announce Integrated Solution for Contextual, Real-Time Communication in the Field<p>3<p>4 min read<p>Press Release

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

Could high-end camping gear save lives around the world?

<b>When two engineers at a sleek New York design company started making an ultra-efficient cook stove, they had their own holidays and camping trips in mind. Now, they are betting their technology will save lives in rural communities across the world.</b><p>Every day about three billion people across the …

Outdoors Gear

In China, Starbucks doesn’t sell coffee to make its millions. It rents couches

The conventional wisdom for foreign food retailers entering China is to cater to local taste. But at Starbucks, the push to make China its second biggest market centers more on local demand for space.<p>As part of its effort to accelerate store openings in China, the coffee giant will open its 1,000th …

Coffee

Is Philanthropy Ready For System Change?

Late last month, a 23-year-old Nicaraguan named Andres circulated an article to our team with the subject “great read!” The piece he forwarded had been published that day in the <i>New York Times</i> and written by Peter Buffett, the son of the world’s most successful and admired investor, Warren Buffett. …

How to Get $280 from Apple for Your old iPhone Right Now

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Today, Apple is launching its long-awaited iPhone trade-in program, meaning you could get up to $280 …

Peel-And-Stick Wood Panels Provide An Instant Reclaimed Look

Now available from West Elm, Stikwood panels are ultrathin planks that use less energy and material than ordinary reclaimed wood.<p>“I love the smell of wood. The feel of wood. I love everything about wood,” Jerry McCall says. “But I’ve always been a bit upset about how wasteful it can be.” The master …

Fallen Tree Bench: Organic Chaos Meets Linear Minimalism

At one extreme, some woodworkers carve and cut endlessly at wood until the material is hardly recognizable – at the other, some craftsmen go for a …

Avant-garde

Learn Something

Knockoffs are everywhere. Counterfeit products are explicitly made to trick consumers. They often look exactly like the legitimate product, and it …