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A.& P. Bankruptcy Means New York, Chain’s Birthplace, Will Lose Last Store

4 hours 50 min ago
Once the company’s plan for liquidating is approved, the A.&P. on Riverdale Avenue in the Bronx will shut. And the chain, born just before the Civil War, will vanish from New York.









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Strategies: Converse Treads Carefully in Updating Well-Worn Chuck Taylor Brand

8 hours 26 min ago
The classic All Star has been a boon to Nike, which bought Converse in 2003. But as the shoe gets an update, the company is being cautious not to damage its appeal.









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Workspace: Dr. Stephen Klasko: Where Einstein, Jobs and Yoda Join Strategy Sessions

8 hours 32 min ago
The president and chief executive of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, brings a passion for science fiction to his brainstorming.









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The Haggler: The Treat That Could Bite Your Dog Back

9 hours 26 min ago
Problems have been reported with a brand of shrink-wrapped dog bone, but the real problem may be that all bones can represent a hazard to dogs.









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On Work: Providing the Soundtrack for Life’s Last Moments

9 hours 34 min ago
A harpist makes it her mission to use the strains of beautiful music to ease the strain of the final days for the dying and their loved ones.









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Corner Office: Joel S. Marcus on Taking the Ego Out of Leading

9 hours 43 min ago
The chief executive of Alexandria Real Estate Equities talks about the value of trying to let employees persuade you when you’re making decisions.









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Farhad and Mike’s Week in Review: Twitter Problems

10 hours 42 min ago
Two technology journalists from The New York Times assess the week’s major news stories from Silicon Valley, including earnings announcements from Facebook and Twitter.









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New Orleans Hospital Is Replaced, With Hope of Preserving Its Mission

10 hours 48 min ago
Charity Hospital, which was ruined by Hurricane Katrina, has been replaced with a $1.1 billion hospital, but there are concerns over whether it will continue its history of serving the poor.









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Mark Karpeles, Chief of Bankrupt Bitcoin Exchange, Is Arrested in Tokyo

20 hours 8 min ago
The police said they believed Mr. Karpeles had manipulated transaction records on a computer system that Mt. Gox used to swap Bitcoins for dollars.









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Cosmopolitan Magazine Covers to Be Shielded by 2 Retailers

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 21:18
Rite Aid and Food Lion plan to shield the content on the covers from minors, in response to a campaign by the National Center on Sexual Exploitation.









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Jerome Kohlberg Jr., Pioneer of the Private Equity Industry, Dies at 90

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:58
Mr. Kohlberg, who founded K.K.R., shunned hard-edged tactics, focusing on smaller, friendly deals.









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Research Scientists to Use Network Much Faster Than Internet

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:23
The Pacific Research Platform will allow West Coast universities to connect on a high-speed network tens or hundreds of times faster than is typical now.









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Business Briefing: Greek Markets Set to Reopen, With an Asterisk

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:09
Local investors will be allowed to buy shares with existing cash holdings, but not to withdraw money from Greek bank accounts to buy shares.









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Business Briefing: Robust Jetliner Business Buoys Earnings for Airbus

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:06
Quarterly operating profit before one-off items jumped 15 percent to 1.23 billion euros.









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Business Briefing: Russian Central Bank Cuts a Key Interest Rate

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 19:06
The bank cut the rate by 0.5 percentage points to 11 percent on Friday, bowing to pressure from businesses to make lending more accessible.









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Yahoo Buys Polyvore, a Site Focused on Shopping

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:57
Yahoo has acquired Polyvore, a social shopping site that lets users pick and share clothing ensembles — and purchase all items shown.









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New York State Awards 5 Medical Marijuana Licenses

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:40
The companies are required to be doing business within six months, meaning medical marijuana could be on sale in New York before the end of the year.









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U.S. Decides to Retaliate Against China’s Hacking

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 18:26
The Obama administration decided a response was needed after the Chinese stole data on 20 million Americans from the Office of Personnel Management.









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Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:19
As their attitudes toward the online economy shift, more artists are speaking out for an overhaul of the industry and how they are compensated.









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Microsoft Is Said to Invest in Uber

Fri, 07/31/2015 - 16:11
Microsoft has agreed to contribute a substantial amount of the financing in a recent round, which totals about $1 billion, people with knowledge of the matter said.









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