The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
The Japanese automaker's latest concept design is influenced by flowing water
At this year's Paris International Motor Show, Oct. 4-19, Mazda will take the wraps off the Kiyora concept, a lightweight, urban compact car. (Kiyora means "clean and pure" in Japanese.) The Kiyora is yet another concept to bear Mazda's natural and organic Nagare styling language it has developed over the past few years. Water was chosen as the theme for the concept's design, most dramatically exhibited by its swooping body side and slinky vertical tail lamps that look like gills.
The Verdict: The future of "zoom zoom."
Stuart Schwartzapfel is a regular contributor to BusinessWeek.com. He has studied the automotive marketplace and works as an advertising and marketing strategist for major manufacturers. He does not write about any car brands for which he currently works.