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.
Twist, stretch, twirl: a day in the life of a candy cane
Educational Credit Management, a guarantor and collector of student loans, wants to buy 56 campuses from Corinthian Colleges
The novelty items are hot for retailers large and small
Founder: Consolidated from seven existing firms over last several years
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $26 million
Quench, a 120-employee company, supplies businesses with "point of use" water purification coolers to replace bottled water or jugs with tap water. The company expects business to hold up during the recession, as "no matter what is going on in the economy, people still need water," says CEO Dan Kuzmak. Quench is also positioning its product as a way to reduce waste associated with bottled water.
Key to startup success: "What we watch on a daily basis is our cash. Every nickel that goes out and every nickel that goes in, you have to pay attention to."