Anyone who doesn’t like rigorous workouts can take a deep breath of relief. Research has found that walking is often just as beneficial a workout (and in a few cases even more). What’s more,...
Starting in 1845, the year the potato blight hit Ireland, nearly 2 million Irish refugees fled their famine-stricken homeland and found their way to the United States. About 37,000 Irish settled in...
“I’ve been looking for the young landscape architect who is the next Olmsted.”
Jeff Bezos is the only member of Amazon's management or the board who is a household name. The board is loaded with obscure people.
Apple has been named the world's most valuable brand, GE is selling its industrial business assets to ABB, Intel has released the latest version of its PC chips, and more important headlines.
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are back on the winning track, so all is back to normal in the NFL. After a surprising loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the opener, Brady and his teammates...
Amazon.com has marked down the price on its Fire tablets, which many analysts believe have never sold well. The deals target subscribers to Amazon's Prime service.
LEGO makes inexpensive, popular toys for the most part. Many sell for under $20. Its ingenuity has helped it build an empire which may be the most successful toy company in the world. Recently, LEGO...
Amazon.com says in its advertising materials that if the Fire Tablet is broken, the company will replace it, with no questions asked. That includes electrical and mechanical breakdowns.
The wealthiest parts of the country are clustered around metropolitan areas in the Northeast, the Mid Atlantic, and the West Coast. Of the 15 wealthiest major U.S. counties based on median annual...
Barnes & Noble NOOK e-reader sales have been slaughtered recently as the company falls hopelessly behind Amazon.com due to the success of its Kindle.
Wal-Mart said that most stores will open at 6:00 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day and that online shoppers will be able to shop the Black Friday deals from one minute after midnight Thursday,...
What happens when people buy products from Amazon.com that they then returned, but in good condition? It resells them to get some revenue from inventory that is otherwise valueless.
Falling gasoline prices have, at least temporarily, slowed the improvement in the average fuel efficiency of cars Americans choose to buy. Since reaching a peak of 25.8 miles per gallon (mpg) in...
Wal-Mart has to have a good holiday season to silence skeptics who do not think America's largest retailer can longer grow, at least in America.