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The Best Workplaces for Women
The percentage of women in a company’s workforce is just one factor in whether that firm earns a spot on this annual list.
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JPMorgan Wooed WeWork. Now What?
BETWEEN THE POSTPONEMENT of its initial public offering and the sharp decline in its prospective valuation, The We Co.—parent company of real estate startup WeWork—has incurred plenty of financial casualties. There’s CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann, m
Fortune5 min readTech
High Tech Takes On Mass Shooters
Artificial intelligence–powered security cameras that detect guns are being pitched as an extra layer of protection against a plague of violence.
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Bonds Put Buyers In a Bind
Investors looking to offset risk have typically turned to bonds. But what happens when that logic is turned on its head?
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Once Upon A Time At Netflix
Apple, Disney, HBO, and others are challenging the digital entertainment giant’s dominance like never before. Here’s how the company plans to fight back—and win—in the streaming wars.
Fortune12 min readFashion & Beauty
Setting Sail In A Storm
Apparel giant Old Navy will make its debut as a stand-alone business when it spins off from Gap Inc. next year. But the waters could be rough for the brand—and for tech-savvy CEO Sonia Syngal.
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The Fight Against Big Tobacco 2.0
A three-pronged attack of federal regulation, state legal action, and class action lawsuits is coming for the makers of e-cigs.
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51 BONUS PICK! U.S. Women’s National Team
NEW IT WAS A HOT JULY NIGHT IN LYON, France, and the U.S. women’s national soccer team had just defeated the Netherlands to win their second World Cup in a row. As the team waited on the field to accept their trophy, a chant erupted in the stands. I
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Charles Is Still Very Much In Charge
In a new book, and in an interview with Fortune, the legendary Charles Schwab talks about what he’s learned from a lifetime of investing, market turmoil, and getting burned—literally.
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The Last Boys’ Club
A decade ago, a cadre of women seemed poised to claim the title as the first female CEO of a Wall Street bank. It never happened. Why not? And more important, will it ever?
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Client Success Means Professional Success
KIM HOFFMAN HAS SPENT 25 YEARS AT EDWARD JONES HELPING HER CLIENTS CREATE THEIR BEST FINANCIAL LIVES.
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Master Of Invention
The terms “inventor” and “entrepreneur” seem wholly inadequate to describe Mir Imran. Having been issued more than 360 patents and having founded more than 20 companies, he tells Fortune how his problem-solving approach to business has been key to h
Fortune8 min readPolitics
25 Most Powerful Women In D.c. Politics
From the Pink Wave to the women of the White House, the future of Washington power brokering is female. Fortune runs down the names to know in 2020 and beyond.
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Playing the Surprise Move
Today’s most advanced artificial intelligence is already making decisions that run counter to human intuition. How can managers learn to stop worrying and love the bot?
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How Starbucks Got Its Buzz Back
The world’s largest coffee chain supercharged sales, survived a PR nightmare, and navigated the departure of its iconic founder. The secret weapon powering Starbucks’ renaissance? Retail hotshot Roz Brewer.
Fortune4 min readTech
VCs CAN’T GET ENOUGH OF DIRECT LISTINGS
Venture capitalists are trying to push the IPO alternative as a better way for startups to go public.
Fortune2 min readLeadership & Mentoring
Helping Women Thrive in the Workplace
By building a culture that provides equal opportunities for women to succeed, Insight Global has become an industry powerhouse.
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Unopened Doors
IN THE SPRING OF 2002, when I was this magazine’s Wall Street editor, I went along with a Fortune staff writer to see Sallie Krawcheck. Krawcheck, then all of 37 years old, was chairman and chief executive officer of Sanford C. Bernstein, a prestigio
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Relax, S’il Vous Plaît
THE FIRST QUESTION on the mind of many newcomers to this tiny Caribbean island is what to call it. St. Barth’s? St. Barts? Saint Barthélemy? Short answer: Stop stressing, and sip some rosé. “ ‘Sain Barts’ is how we pronounce it,” says Samy Ghachem, m
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Taycan Up The Challenge
AFTER FOUR YEARS of development, Porsche has produced what could be the first credible threat to the Tesla Model S in the luxury electric vehicle space: the Taycan. This sleek, four-door sports sedan has started rolling off the line at Porsche’s fac
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Helping Gen Z Social Entrepreneurs Change the World
IT’S A COMMON BELIEF THAT IF YOU PUT GOOD into the world, the likelihood is, you’ll get it back. This holds true for individuals and corporations alike, and one company pioneering this trend is Target. One of the retailer’s meaningful corporate respo
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NO. 5 “You’ve Got to Be Able to Manage Change”
Under CEO Doug McMillon, the world’s largest company has invested billions to make its workforce more resilient.
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An Insider Takes Aim at ‘The Elite Charade’
As a conference-circuit regular and former McKinsey consultant, writer Anand Giridharadas has seen firsthand corporate America’s efforts to solve social problems. Here’s why he’s come to see those efforts as more self-serving than world-changing.
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Inside The Bargain Hunter’s Lab
As overall stock valuations hover near historic highs, it’s harder than ever to find fast-growing companies with reasonably priced shares. We found four that fit the formula for big gains.
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Electric Gold Rush: The Auto Industry Charges Into China
Global carmakers like Volkswagen are betting that electric vehicles are the future. But to win in the world’s largest EV market, they will have to battle a host of fierce new Chinese competitors. Oh, and Tesla.
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Show Swapping Is Tv’s New Star
Canceled TV shows are increasingly getting a second life, thanks to a ballooning number of cable channels and streaming services.
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A New Purpose for the Corporation
For more than two decades, the association that represents many of America’s most influential CEOs has explicitly put shareholders first. In an atmosphere of widening economic inequality and deepening distrust of business, that model no longer suffic
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Change The World
Introduction Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles These 52 companies are using the creative tools of business to meet society’s unmet needs. You might not expect modern corporations to tackle an urgent problem of the 21st century by looking bac
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Slack Spreads Its Wings
WHEN STEWART BUTTERFIELD, chief executive of workplace messaging service Slack, flew to New York City for his company’s public stock market debut in June, he didn’t just bring his leadership team and some key customers to help celebrate. He also brou
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From Fringe to Core: ‘Green’ Grows Up
CENTRAL BANKERS aren’t hired to be tree huggers. But lately the pinstriped protectors of global capitalism are sounding almost like environmental activists. In June, the Bank of England said it will ask U.K. insurers, as part of the bank’s biennial i
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