Corn country is no longer limited to Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. Farmers everywhere want to ride rising crop prices
The cafe chain is testing trucks on three college campuses
The 24-hour McDonald's on West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo., has electric outlets, Wi-Fi, and hot coffee, which has made it Ground Zero for some during the unrest
The company's product design director, Margaret Gould Stewart, discusses how she rolls out new features without alienating too many users
The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 are now farther apart than at any point in the last five years
Which ought to tell you something about the market for rare, weird cars
Facebook and Twitter connect most people in different ways. But why should the social networking giants imitate one another?
Goldman Sachs's junior employees are getting more money and more time off
The company, known for its credit card readers, raised new investment funding to extend “hundreds of millions” in small business financing
By Roberto Verganti
Harvard Business Press; 288 pages; $35
Eschewing the received wisdom that the customer is always right, Politecnico di Milano professor Verganti focuses on game-changing designs that up-end expectations and create entirely new markets. With examples from companies such as Fiat and Swatch, Verganti also includes a useful section on how executives can attempt to instigate their own programs of radical innovation.
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