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Clicks And Mortar
Once-storeless startups are linking with old-line retailers to reach new customers. Will it work?
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Who’s Going to Have a Great and Not-So-Great Year
TRENDING UP TIKTOK “The adults” start using the addictive video-sharing app, a phenomenon among teens for its viral lip-synching videos. So expect it to trend down in 2020. CBD This chemical component of marijuana doesn’t provide a high but may del
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Beantown Booms, and Apple Wins an Emmy
BOSTON IN THE FINALS • The stars will align for Boston as its NFL, NBA, and MLB teams each make their respective finals. The New England Patriots will meet the Vikings in Super Bowl LIII. (We made the same prediction last year, but we’re sure of it
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The Death and Life of Value Investing
The growing dominance of technology companies has forced some of the world’s most successful investors—including Warren Buffett himself—to reexamine their assumptions. Here’s how they’re handling this adapt-or-die moment.
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Nelson Peltz’s Twin Challenges
The famed activist investor thought his Trian hedge fund could work its magic on a pair of troubled stalwarts, General Electric and Procter & Gamble. They proved to be two bridges too far.
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Space Mining Comes Down To Earth
MINING ASTEROIDS for either the minerals they contain or the water they hold isn’t some outlandish fantasy. In an interview three years ago, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said that Earth’s first trillionaire would be “the person who exploits the
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Safety Meets Strength
Rising interest rates and geopolitical tensions are creating new threats to global growth. The best move for investors? Buying companies that are strong enough to control their own destiny, no matter what the economy does.
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1 Tricia Griffith
POLICY SHIFT SHE HAS RISEN FROM THE CLAIMS DEPARTMENT TO THE CORNER OFFICE, WHILE TURNING THIS 81-YEAR-OLD INSURER INTO A MODEL WORKPLACE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY—AND A GROWTH POWERHOUSE. HOW PROGRESSIVE’S LEADER IS REWRITING THE RULES OF UNDERWRITING.
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Get Ready for Reentry
The long U.S. bull market may not be over yet, but you can no longer count on the stratospheric returns of years past. Here’s how to set up your portfolio for continued growth—and a soft landing.
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Where Smart Money Goes When the Going Gets Tough
Our panel of investing experts hasn’t been fazed by the market’s recent bumpy ride. Here’s where they’re spotting profitable opportunities.
Fortune2 min readTech
Facebook Faces Existential Threats
Despite two record-setting quarters for revenue, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media behemoth had a very bad 2018 from a PR perspective. If Facebook doesn’t address these challenges quickly, 2019 could be even worse.
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Punches, Delivered
In the crowded field of food delivery, startups DoorDash and Postmates have built a potent rivalry.
Fortune3 min readPolitics
The Art of the (Reluctant) Deal
Many of the global crises that emerged in the past two years will be partially solved by pragmatism, as the real risk of economic catastrophe serves as a wake-up call.
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Netflix’s Oscar Factory
The Silicon Valley video giant has invested billions in original content. In Roma, it finally has a Best Picture contender.
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Michelle Gass Is Cracking The Code At Kohl’s
BIG-BOX RETAILERS HAVE TRIED FOR A DECADE TO PROTECT THEIR REVENUES FROM THE ONSLAUGHT OF E-COMMERCE—AND HAVE MOSTLY FAILED. BUT MICHELLE GASS MAY HAVE FOUND A WINNING FORMULA. (SPOILER: IT INVOLVES MAKING NICE WITH AMAZON.)
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In Privacy We Trust
American lawmakers and techies alike have called for a federal data privacy law like Europe’s GDPR. An impossible dream? Astonishingly, not anymore.
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The Year Ahead in Tech
Amazon succeeds in yet another industry, Elon Musk delivers on a promise, while the first wave of 5G phones disappoint.
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Decision Time
IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2007, at the summit of the last bull market, U.S. companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 purchased a staggering $172 billion worth of their own stock. Some two years later, when those same shares were priced like week-old bisc
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Why They’re Worth the Rocky Ride
Shaky currencies, scary economies, and global trade tensions shouldn’t deter investors from buying into these inexpensive, rapidly growing markets.
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Soar While You’re Ahead
Delta bounced back from bankruptcy to become the most reliable and profitable of the Big Three U.S. airlines. The challenge for CEO Ed Bastian: widening Delta’s lead before an economic slowdown drags it back down to earth.
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This Vaccine CEO Doesn’t Get a Flu Shot. Should You?
AT FORTUNE’S recent Most Powerful Women Summit, the CEO of an Alzheimer’s vaccine company made a striking statement about flu shots: She doesn’t always get one. Asked whether she’s optimistic that a successful Alzheimer’s vaccine would gain widesprea
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A Global Hunt for the Next Decade’s Champions
TO FIND THE FUTURE 50, WE SCOUR TODAY’S DATA TO IDENTIFY TOMORROW’S TOP PERFORMERS. AFTER A PROMISING DEBUT, WE’VE EXPANDED OUR SEARCH TO COVER THE WORLD.
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The Next Frontier
SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENED while we weren’t looking: business caught up with science fiction. That’s the message of Fortune’s cover package this issue—which explores how companies around the world are streamlining, speeding up, error-proofing,
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This Workday Never Stops
RAPID-FIRE PRODUCT REINVENTION, INTENSIVE RESEARCH, AND NEAR-ZERO DOWNTIME HAVE TURNED WORKDAY INTO AN OFFICE-SOFTWARE JUGGERNAUT. HERE’S WHY IT’S NO. 1 ON OUR FUTURE 50.
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Christmas Without Toys ‘R’ Us
THE UPCOMING holiday season will be the first one in decades without Toys “R” Us around, leaving about $4 billion in sales up for grabs. Any retailer who wants a chunk of that will need to move fast: According to the National Retail Federation, 30% o
Fortune3 min readTech
Every Step You Take, They’ll Be Watching You
Local Chinese governments are using cameras and A.I. made by SenseTime and Megvii to identify citizens on the street. Minority Report? No—reality.
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Facebook’s Poorly Timed Gadget Play
FACEBOOK couldn’t have picked a worse time to unveil its first consumer gadget for the home, an Internet-connected video calling device dubbed Portal. Just a little over a week prior to Facebook’s milestone release of the Portal, the social networki
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Frank Gehry
Frank Owen Gehry, 89, has become one of the world’s leading architects, known for postmodern designs like the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, and the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris. His Los Angeles
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The Future 50
Some are mining narrowly defined niches to produce phenomenal growth. Others are migrating into multiple industries with viral speed. Still others are inventing new business models as they go. But each of these companies won its spot on the Future 50
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25 Ways A.i. Is Changing Business
IT’S TIME TO GET REAL ABOUT A.I.’S FUTURE, a subject in desperate need of discipline. The technology’s mind-blowing possibilities have apparently inebriated various seers, who take two routes to fantasyland: propagating boldly precise forecasts of jo
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