Beleaguered brewers want Germany's 500-year-old beer purity law, the Reinheitsgebot, included on UNESCO's World Heritage List
With JC Penney's same-store sales up and e-commerce growing, investors worry that the company is sacrificing unit profit for volume
The president calls income inequality "the defining challenge of our time" and links it to decreased social mobility
The simple idea that changed the way people communicate: What if you could get your work e-mail while not at work?
Walter Friedman's Fortune Tellers chronicles the careers of America's first economic forecasters
Amazon is eager to dispatch drones bearing small retail orders, but it's not even clear if any penalties might apply to property owners who shoot down pilotless aircraft flying over their land
It's releasing its new Turbo Fast series in batches around the holidays, when kids do their most viewing
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Author Laurel Delaney discusses the opportunities and risks for small businesses in a "born global" market of 2.4 billion online consumers
By Scott D. Anthony
Harvard Business Press; 145 pages; $25
This has been a rough year for pretty much everyone, apart from Lloyd Blankfein. The economy has forced companies and entire industries to reevaluate how to do business, and panicked managers have often reacted by hunkering down and putting innovation efforts on hold. In this smart, zippy read, the managing director of Innosight Ventures argues that the right kind of innovation can actually transform uncertainty into opportunity.
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