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RETURN TO OFFICE, OR NOT

Employers will have to retool policies for postpandemic hybrid, remote, and in-office work

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 02, 2021

Korea's ‘Overnight Beggars'

Skyrocketing real estate prices could cost the Democratic Party the presidency in next year’s elections

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Bloomberg Businessweek
August 02, 2021

Space Is Bigger Than Billionaires

The orbital economy goes way beyond the ambitions of Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Chasing Pirates? Hire a Vigilante

A scrappy company is helping creators get stolen erotic images off the internet

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

A Man and His Wall

When Donald Trump called for a big, beautiful wall, a guy from North Dakota named Tommy Fisher spent millions to build a 3-mile stretch along the Rio Grande. All Fisher needs now is for someone to buy it back

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Nine Things I Didn't Know About Superyachts Until I Became A Deckhand

Whether towing a boat of prostitutes or tweezing sand out of places you’d never imagine, the crew endures a choppy ride

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

When Product Placement Is the Real Star

Goods featured in TV shows and films capture the attention of viewers who ignore ads

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Who Killed the Butterfly King?

A conservationist in Mexico put himself between threatened monarchs and the avocado and timber industries

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Hunting Delta

The U.S. system for tracking Covid variants is scattered and slow. Time to fix it

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Looking Past Revelations

Can a documentary tell new truths about the man behind the Alvin Ailey dance company?

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

New Roadblocks for A Big Rail Deal

Kansas City Southern investors are right to worry that the Biden administration’s tougher stance on antitrust enforcement may signal trouble for the company’s $34 billion plan to sell itself to Canadian National Railway Co.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

China Wants Stocks To Stay Home

Hundreds of the nation’s companies have listed on U.S. exchanges. That’s getting harder

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 26, 2021

Can't Hide From Diaper Inflation

Lower-income households are struggling to absorb double-digit price increases

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

Another Covid Crisis for Global Supply Chains

Hundreds of thousands of unvaccinated seafarers could snarl international trade

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

When Covid's End Means A Return to Prison

Inmates sent home under the Cares Act find themselves in limbo

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

Many Radical New Applications

For Moderna, going from startup to world-leading vaccine maker was challenging enough. Bringing messenger RNA to flu shots, cancer treatments, and more will be even harder

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

He's Making Apple the Bad Guy

Horacio Gutierrez has spent five years molding the narrative of the iPhone maker as an abusive monopolist

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

Mixing Markets, Faith, and Instagram

A celebrity preacher in Indonesia shows that meme stocks are a global phenomenon

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

How to Forget a Pandemic

As Covid-19 devastated Mexico, the government obscured the facts about cases, deaths, and vaccinations

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

Get 'Em While They're Hot

After their smokin’ pandemic-era growth, grill makers Weber and Traeger are going public

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

FOOD FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN'T EAT

A dentist with a culinary diploma has made crispy crackers that don’t need chewing. The next step is selling them

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

Fear of a Digital Dollar

The idea of a government-backed virtual currency has support in policy circles, but banks see a threat to their dominion over consumer finance

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 19, 2021

THE CHURCH OF BLEACH

Mark Grenon and his sons earned a small fortune selling a “miracle” tonic made with chlorine dioxide and labeled a religious sacrament. Then a SWAT team came calling

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

GREAT ARTISTS STEAL

Certain things are expected in a good heist show—and the Netflix hit Lupin does those things with style. It also has an extra je ne sais quoi, in the person of French star Omar Sy

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

HOW TO KNOCK OFF A BILLION-DOLLAR BRAND AND GET AWAY WITH IT (FOR A WHILE)

At the January 2016 Pitti Uomo, the twice-yearly trade fair in Florence, Italy, where trendspotters soak up the latest in men’s fashion from around the globe, a crew of young people paraded through the 16th century Fortezza da Basso to promote sweatshirts and caps with the word “Supreme” in bold white Futura font on a bright red background.

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

HOW PHILLY'S VAX JAWN ALMOST WENT UNDER WOODER

During the worst of last winter’s Covid surge, Philadelphia briefly put a recent college graduate in charge of getting vaccines into about 1.6 million arms. It didn’t go great

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

DON'T SUE ME LIKE THAT

The story of a small-time rock photographer who became a big-time copyright troll

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

THE FALL OF THE BILLIONAIRE GUCCI MASTER

To millions of fans, Ramon Abbas was a self-made influencer synonymous with luxury. To the FBI, he was the man behind scams hoping to net hundreds of millions of dollars

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

THE XBOX CHEAT

Microsoft operates a sort of digital bank, which handles millions, if not billions, of dollars each year. One of the company’s junior engineers figured out how to rob it

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)

THE ‘JUICE MAN' AND THE JOCKEY CLUB

After a rash of suspicious wins, investigators started to probe horse racing. Eventually, 29 people would be indicted in a multimillion-dollar scheme to defraud bettors

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Bloomberg Businessweek
July 05 - 12, 2021 (Double Issue)