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Friday, April 26, 2013
I recently got a tour of the Spangler Candy Co., a family-owned firm in Bryan, Ohio. The company makes 10 million Dum Dums lollipops there every day, and it has a whole separate building where it stores the sugar — enough to fill eight Olympic-size swimming pools.
The CEO, Kirk ...
Friday, April 12, 2013
Just a few days after Hurricane Sandy hit New York City last fall, I went out to
Coney Island to see how Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park had fared.
The park flooded during the storm, and when I visited it was still covered in sand. The story ...
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
The demand from American companies for high-skilled immigrants seems to be up this year. And that could mean something is about to change for the overall economy.
There is a cap on the number of visas the government gives out for these kind of workers every year. Lately, that cap ...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Banks on Cyprus remain closed today. The Cypriot Parliament has rejected the terms of a bailout from the European Union. The finance minister is in Moscow looking for financial help from the Russians.
Cyprus has about as many residents as the Bronx. When you add up all the country's banks, ...
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Two months ago, the popular political blogger Andrew Sullivan left the comfortable world of big media and struck out on his own. His bold new plan: Ask readers to pay $19.99 a year or more to subscribe to his blog.
"It was either quit blogging, or suck it up and ...
Friday, March 01, 2013
Last year, JC Penney saw what every big retailer had been seeing for years: the threat of Amazon and other new competitors rising to destroy their business.
So JC Penney brought in a bold new CEO. Ron Johnson had already created Apple Store, a chain of physical stores where people ...