The New York Times Business

Millennials’ Lust for Makeup Is the Lipstick on Retail’s Pig

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 19:32
Young shoppers influenced by videos and social media are spending their money on eye shadow and lipstick, and brands like Ulta and Sephora are thriving.

Rollback of Net Neutrality Has Small Businesses Worried

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 19:20
Small companies, which have increasingly turned to the internet, worry that a pay-for-play system online could price them out of doing business.

Were You a Victim of Russian Propaganda? Facebook Will Help You Find Out

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 18:33
Facebook said it was planning to roll out a new tool so you can figure out whether the page or account you followed or liked was run by Russian agents.

Retailers’ Recipe for the Holidays: Big Sales; Fewer Seasonal Workers

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 18:32
Except for Amazon, most major retailers have scaled back plans for hiring temporary employees during the year’s biggest shopping season, and Walmart is adding almost none.

The Mishaps and Milestones of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 18:32
A hippopotamus sailed over the ocean. A giant cat caused a plane to plummet. Here’s a look at the curious history of the famous balloons.

G’night Forever, Little Edie! Grey Gardens Is Empty at Last.

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 17:33
“No extra charge for the cat pee!” said an organizer. But, yes, pricing was a challenge: How to put a monetary value on provenance this rich?

Grand Buildings Help Keep Macy’s Afloat

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 17:32
The company’s real estate is now worth more than its market value.

Breakingviews: Emerson’s Bid for Rockwell Has a Big Flaw

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 17:12
Emerson Electric is unlikely to prevail in its attempt to acquire Rockwell Automation as long as it’s paying partly in stock.

How to Make Sense of the U.S. Case Against AT&T-Time Warner

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 16:33
The Justice Department’s suit to block the AT&T and Time Warner merger was a stark departure from decades of leniency toward similar tie-ups.

Tech Fix: How to Buy a Great TV This Black Friday

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 16:32
Black Friday tends to be when prices for great TVs drop to their lowest. But there are pitfalls, so we put together a playbook for how to snag the best TV for you.

Trump Organization Will Exit From Its Struggling SoHo Hotel in New York

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 16:27
A restaurant has closed and room rates have been slashed at the Trump SoHo, which has had trouble attracting guests. The president’s company has negotiated a departure.

The Culture Is Changing, With Feminist Cheese

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 16:19
All across America, cheese making is a great way to trot away from the male herd.

George Avakian, Record Producer and Talent Scout, Dies at 98

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 15:46
Mr. Avakian was a longtime force in the recording industry, helping the careers of Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, Keith Jarrett and the comedian Bob Newhart.

Inside the Race for the Top Job on Wall Street

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 15:09
Harvey Schwartz and David Solomon are vying to run Goldman Sachs. One is a smooth-talking deejay. The other is a publicity-shy black belt in karate.

Fed Remains on Track to Raise Interest Rates Next Month

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 14:33
Federal Reserve officials remain united in confusion about why inflation is weak but divided about the consequences.

Economic View: Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting.

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 11:58
A growing body of evidence shows that college students generally learn less when they use computers or tablets during lectures. That is probably true in workplace meetings, too.

U.K. Finance Minister Seeks to Placate Angry Young Voters

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 11:34
With Brexit looming large, more-affordable housing featured prominently as Philip Hammond presented his budget to Parliament.

Tech We’re Using: How to Cover Rocket Blastoffs With an iPhone

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 09:36
Space shuttle launches were Earth-rattling when seen in person. Now rocket launches can be covered through an iPhone, says Kenneth Chang, who covers space for The Times.

Giving Thanks, but Not for Turkey-Powered Energy

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 09:21
A Minnesota utility wants to shut down a biofuel plant that runs on turkey droppings and wood. Loggers and truckers are suing to save it.

Entrepreneurship: As ‘Ban the Box’ Spreads, Private Employers Still Have Questions

Mié, 11/22/2017 - 09:19
Businesses eager to give former criminals a chance wonder if new job-application laws go far enough. Others worry about liability, hiring delays and more room for racial bias.