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In Uganda, a cocoa exporter learns how embracing social and environmental concerns can enhance his bottom line, turning a 'bad' business into a force for good.
The city's gigabit network has earned it a reputation as a flourishing tech hub. Now, city leaders are trying to figure out how to spread the digital wealth to residents left behind.
Still reeling from the financial crisis, black-owned banks are struggling to serve low-income, minority communities. But they're getting new and unexpected attention from black Millennials, who are wealthier than their parents.
A once-thriving hub of rocket launches at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is ready for its second life.
Houston-based Axiom Space is raising money to build the commercial successor to the ISS, which is due to retire between 2024 and 2028.
The new and flourishing business of cannabis is drawing large numbers of women execs. Why does marijuana draw a higher percentage of women than many other industries?
Will federal, pro-business policies under the Trump administration, plus incentives from states, bring more overseas factories – and jobs – to the US?
Wal-Mart's plan to pay higher wages and invest more in training suggest a major shift in its business model. But to succeed, America's largest private employer may need to overcome steep mistrust from labor unions.
Within a week of dismal sales and major cuts announced by retailers including Macy's and Sears, Amazon says it's growing in a big way.
Digital currency trading can be risky for investors, but in China's case, the risk extends to the rest of the economy, too.
Job growth was strong in 2016, yet not as robust as in 2015. Some believe that the economy is nearing full employment, with a dearth of workers who can fill the jobs that are available.
Two American retail store icons – Macy's and Sears – are struggling. But why is T.J. Maxx growing, and online giant Amazon opening new brick-and-mortar retail stores?
As Americans generate unprecedented volumes of garbage, much of it food and yard scraps, large-scale composting is slowly gaining traction.
The new administration is taking over a growing economy, which is likely to continue to expand into next year.
Only 12 percent of private-sector workers in the United States have access to paid parental leave through their employers. The scope of IKEA's plan, and its availability to lower-wage hourly workers, is especially rare.
On the heels of news that medical bills are becoming less of a financial burden for Americans, a November Kaiser Family Foundation poll shows that the vast majority of Americans do not want to repeal Obamacare. Some do want to see it scaled back, however.
Ford was never going to move an entire plant, but the production of one model. Still, such a move would have been but a blip on the map of the global exodus of car manufacturing to Mexico.
Donald Trump has a plan that’s not aligned with those of his party and no history of government service to reference, so the future economic picture of his presidency is a cloudy one. But there are some clues.
Tension over political controversies, such as refugee resettlement, are leeching into the corporate arena.
The latest Wells Fargo settlement comes on the heels of a scandal that rocked the banking giant last month, in which thousands of employees were caught opening fraudulent customer accounts.
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