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Be prepared for a price increase to your Amazon Prime subscription

Amazon Prime, the popular service that allows you to order almost anything with free two-day shipping, is raising its prices. The price per month for an Amazon Prime membership for new subscribers will increase from $10.99 to $12.99. If you have an Amazon Prime student account, expect to see an...

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 5:13pm

Amazon reveals list of 20 cities that could be new home of headquarters

Amazon has just released a shortlist of 20 cities that could be the potential home of its next headquarters, Amazon HQ2. Major cities including New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas and Atlanta have all made the cut and have become finalists for Amazon’s new and second home base...

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 12:29pm

Diet Coke gets a massive makeover

On Wednesday, as part of an initiative to rejuvenate the brand, Coca-Cola debuted four new flavors of Diet Coke and new packaging to hit shelves this month. The re-vamp (or facelift, if you will) took two years to complete and was "fueled by consumer research pointing to younger Americans...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 4:44pm

President Trump still running his businesses, employee reports

Although he pledged to step away from his businesses after becoming president, Donald Trump is still "definitely involved" in running his empire, a director at one of his hotels said in an email. "I had a brief meeting with him a few weeks ago, and he was asking about banquet...

Friday, December 29, 2017 - 2:32pm

SnoHub brings snowplow services on demand

Winter is on its way, and for homeowners, the season comes with the responsibility of shoveling your driveway and clearing off your steps all by yourself. To James Albis, dealing with snow is one of the biggest pains of owning a home, so he came up with a solution: a way to order snowplow service...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 2:27pm

Small Business Saturday brings big benefits for communities

Scouring for the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals has practically become a holiday tradition, but if you want a different kind of shopping experience that gives back to your own community, there’s another option: Small Business Saturday. American Express launched Small Business...

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:03am

More than 25% of Trump’s international business partners have been in trouble with the law: Report

More than a quarter of Donald Trump’s international business deals involve partners who have been investigated for, charged with or convicted of a crime, BuzzFeed News reported Thursday. Out of 37 of Trump’s international deals, ten involved partners who were suspected of or convicted...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:31pm

‘Janesville’ wins Business Book of the Year Award

There are many unsung genres in the world of literature. Genres that don’t get their just dues amidst a sea of swashbuckling fantasy epics and heart-wrenching memoirs. Not to say some of those books aren’t worth your time, but they definitely take the lion’s share of attention...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:09pm

NYC launches crowdfunding program to support women entrepreneurs

Crowdfunding has become the fuel for many a startup, and now women entrepreneurs in New York City have their own crowdfunding program to help them build their businesses. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday that the city has partnered with Kiva.org to launch “WE Fund: Crowd,”...

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 1:35pm

WeWork to launch private elementary school for mini to-be business moguls

Fast-growing coworking brand WeWork has been in the news recently for the company’s rapid expansion into everything from “co-living” to wellness, including a planned move into the former Lord & Taylor department store Fifth avenue...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

5 things you need to know from the Paradise Papers

What are the Paradise Papers? They're 13.4 million documents, largely from the Bermudan law firm Appleby, which assists corporations and an ultra-wealthy clientele set up offshore tax havens. The papers leaked to a pair of German journalists, who shared them with the International Consortium of...

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:21pm

Meet your future bosses

How young is too young to start your business? Who’s to say that your first idea isn’t the idea that will catapult you into early success? That’s exactly what NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) wants to find out with their yearly Startup Summer program. This program...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 11:22am

Needham tech company moving to Seaport, signs largest Boston lease of the year

If you’ve walked around the Seaport lately, you know that the area has been undergoing quite the transformation, with new developments beckoning to high-profile companies who want to make this quickly rising neighborhood their new home. A computer software company originally based in Needham...

Monday, September 11, 2017 - 5:00am

How to find your ideal business school

The benefits of enrolling in business school to study an MBA are clear. Your network will grow exponentially, you’ll learn a whole suite of skills and you’ll gain exposure to a range of top employers. Not to mention the bump in salary you’re likely to enjoy.   MBA programs...

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 5:50pm

Letter of intent to build Trump Tower Moscow: 'Help world peace and make a lot of money'

In October 2015, Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen received a letter of intent from a Russian businessman to develop Trump World Tower Moscow. The letter only needed Donald Trump's signature. "Dear Michael, Attached is the signed LOI (Letter of Intent) by Andrey Rozov....

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 4:18pm

Morning Joe host said Trump's presidential run was ‘all a money-making scam’

Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough said on Tuesday's show that "Donald Trump never thought he was going to win the presidency," and that's why his personal attorney emailed Vladimir Putin's spokesperson during the presidential campaign to discuss a potential Trump Tower in...

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 1:54pm

Thanks again, Millennials! Hooters is shutting down locations 'cause y'all just aren't into boobs

Hooters. The "breastaurant" where you can order average-at-best bar food like hot wings while being served by well-endowed waitresses. But like any good thing, Millennials are being blamed for the cleavage-abundant eatery's downfall. Hooters is shutting down some locations and it...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 7:49pm

One Trump tweet cost Amazon $5.7 billion

Of President Trump's many public grudges, few things get him more grudgey than businessmen who show evidence of success. Few are more demonstrably successful than Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon. Now the owner of the Washington Post, Bezos has been subject to a number of specious...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 3:40pm

The Foreman Forecast: All the best people

When he was campaigning, Donald Trump constantly bragged about the power of his business contacts – about how he could bring the biggest names in corporate America to his side to spur the economy and promote jobs. “You need people that are truly, truly capable,” he said. Now, he...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 5:00am

Walmart taking shots from social media after back-to-school banner hung above gun display

Walmart is playing defense after it hung a back-to-school banner above a rack of shotguns, sparking viral outrage Wednesday. Calling the display that urged customers to “Own the school year like a hero” a “regrettable situation,” Walmart apologized for the mishap in a...

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:36pm