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  • What Stores Do With $90 Billion in Merchandise Returns
    Retailers rang up their strongest holiday sales since 2011, but now they have to figure out what to do with an estimated $90 billion in returned apparel, electronics and sporting goods.
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:56pm -
  • Budget Deal Likely to Deliver Hefty Business to Defense Companies
    The recent budget deal has handed U.S. defense companies an extra $75 billion over the next two years as the Pentagon boosts spending on aircraft, missiles, tanks and maintaining older equipment.
    - 11 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
  • Steve Wynn Will Lose Hundreds of Millions in Severance Amid Sexual-Misconduct Claims
    Billionaire casino executive Steve Wynn will lose out on collecting hundreds of millions of dollars in severance pay from the company he founded, Wynn Resorts Ltd., following his resignation as chairman and chief executive.
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 9:44am -
  • 'Black Panther' or 'Monster Hunt 2': Moviegoers Face a Choice This Weekend
    More Chinese-made movies are trickling in to U.S. theaters, as Hollywood studios look to forge closer ties to China’s increasingly powerful industry.
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 9:08am -
  • U.S. Weighs Tariffs, Quotas on Metals Imports
    The Trump administration said it is considering sweeping new limits on imports of steel and aluminum as the next phase of its “America First” economic policies, playing down warnings from economists and allies about the risks of higher prices and…
    - 15 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 8:43am -
  • The Robots Are Coming for Garment Workers
    Automation is finally invading the garment industry, transforming sweatshops and putting people out of work in poor countries like Bangladesh. For the U.S., that means lower prices and new domestic production possibilities.
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 5:23am -
  • Olympics Audience Shrinks, but NBC Touts Win
    The verdict is in for the first week of the Winter Olympics: Viewership is down. That isn’t stopping NBC from claiming gold.
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 4:23am -
  • For the Federal Reserve, a New Chief but Same Rate Path
    Jerome Powell is stressing continuity as he takes over as Fed chairman, which suggests the central bank will keep gradually raising interest rates this year, unperturbed by recent market volatility and signs of firming inflation.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:50am -
  • Judge Is Asked to Disallow Trump Bias Claims in AT&T Merger Trial
    The Justice Department asked a federal judge not to allow AT&T Inc.’s defense of its proposed acquisition of Time Warner Inc. to include a claim that the Trump administration improperly challenged the deal for political reasons.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:18am -
  • Ghosn Takes Huge Pay Cut to Stay at Renault
    Renaul’s Carlos Ghosn took a steep pay cut after agreeing to remain at the helm of the French car maker for another four years, bowing to a campaign by the French government, one of its main shareholders, against high executive pay.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:09am -
  • Big Food Faces Pressure as Consumers Seek Fresh Meals, Snacks
    Food makers’ earnings show they remain under pressure as consumers hunt for healthier meals and snacks.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Feb 18, 12:08am -
  • How 'Fortnite' Defied Convention and Became a Hit
    “Fortnite” wasn’t a big hit when it first came out as a $40 game. To attract players, Epic Games made an unusual decision: create a free version.
    - 1 day ago, 16 Feb 18, 9:04pm -

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ParisTech Review

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - Wages

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 1 - WagesThere are two main components of a compensation policy: salaries and equity. An equation with only two variables? Should be pretty simple, right? Well, not when you are talking about something as symbolic as money. Before all, let’s remind the thre… 23 Mar 17, 11:57am

  • Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - Equity

    Startups Employees Perks & Incentives - 2 - EquityHow should you design your compensation policy? As we’ve seen in the first part dedicated to incentives in startups, equity should be the main driver for both founders and early employees, since it rewards risks and performance. The question is to… 23 Mar 17, 11:30am

  • Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startup

    Companies like others? A sociological survey of French startupYoung innovative companies are the subject of much interest. Their example reinforces a mythology of innovation that has its classical examples, its specific locations (MIT, the Silicon Valley), its theoreticians (Joseph Schumpeter and the economics… 21 Mar 17, 11:12am

  • The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicine

    The digital revolution and the 5 Ps of medicineIn the healthcare industry, the digital revolution affects two major areas: big data and eHealth (digital tools applied to healthcare). The availability of massive volumes of data is a hard fact. This exponential rise has layed the foundation for the… 17 Mar 17, 3:13pm

  • The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting

    The new world of 3D printing… and counterfeiting3D printing is considered the new industrial revolution, likely to disrupt the behavior of consumers and manufacturers, involving relocation of production facilities, reconstruction of labor, changes in material applications and what's more, a growin… 13 Mar 17, 4:21pm

  • Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?

    Civic technology - 1 - Saving democracy?Very few areas have remained unchanged by the digital revolution. Politics is no exception. In recent years, various initiatives have emerged to harness the possibilities offered by digital technology in order to improve or renew democracy. Amidst th… 8 Mar 17, 3:58pm

  • Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business model

    Civic technology - 2 - In search of a business modelIs democracy just another market? Can we build a sustainable economic model with the help of digital tools whose purpose is to put citizens at the center of the democratic game? If yes, how? Must these structures be associative by nature or can they… 8 Mar 17, 3:53pm

  • Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?

    Civic technology - 3 - Mission: impossible?While civic technology undeniably offers promising solutions to the democratic crisis, it also suffers from serious limitations. Even if it reaches millions of people, its primary objective, achieving greater involvement of citizens in democratic lif… 8 Mar 17, 3:47pm