Interpol is on the hunt for fugitives accused of such crimes as ivory smuggling. illegal logging, and trafficking live animals
The cosmetics retailer is facing a lawsuit
The oil market has moved beyond the Keystone XL pipeline
A new tool detects computer malware that’s watching your every move
The provider of high-interest business loans nears an IPO, on the strength of its data-powered credit analysis—and a network of shady brokers
Nike expects revenue from women to outpace its men's business.
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The novelty items are hot for retailers large and small
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Li and Bernoff, both of consultant Forrester Research, here provide a case-study-rich look at social networking, the Web phenomena that’s behind the likes of Facebook and YouTube. The "groundswell" in question, they say, is "a social trend in which people use technologies to get the things they need from each other, rather than from traditional institutions like corporations." This can cause a crisis for business—or an opportunity. Among the companies they show as profiting from the trend are Procter & Gamble, Best Buy, and Dell.