Open office plans give the workplace a hip, collaborative vibe. That’s why they’re popular. But the distractions that come with them have some people longing for the days of cubicles. Plus: what a weak dollar does to the economy and we meet one couple navigating an uncomfortable money situation.
Plus: The latest on Boeing’s 737 Max and and your crash course on Shenzhen, China, where the world’s top electric vehicle and iPhone assembly companies were born.
Plus: How companies work around tariffs and the fight over casinos in Pennsylvania.
With countless brands sporting rainbow logos and trotting out floats at pride events, some are wondering if “acceptance” has crossed the line to something more exploitative. Plus, we examine “decision fatigue” this election season and the economics of streetwear.
Plus: Toys R Us plots its comeback and the new push to put a value on Americans’ data.
Plus: The new Sears concept stores and the case for hiding “likes” on Instagram.
Be honest — researchers might be watching. Plus: Why employers are projected to spend more on health care and the politics of crying at work.
So what’s so special about 65? Today, we talk to a few folks who are 65 (or 65 at heart) about the magic number. Plus: YouTube preps big changes to kids’ content and everything you need to know about the Fed.
Libra season? Already? Plus: Why food recalls are on the rise and “How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World.”
Plus: The future of headphones could be augmented reality, and are we headed for an … Ital-exit?