Posts From Jennifer Backer

Business Stories of the Week: Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Dollar General increases food sales With the retail industry in turmoil, discount chain Dollar General is

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Business Stories of the Week: Friday, Nov. 10, 2017

Paradise Papers expose wealthy dodgers On Monday, The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, 380 journalists and

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Business Stories of the Week: Oct. 27, 2017

Americans retire later, die earlier Even though the U.S. retirement age is rising, American’s aren’t living

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 29, 2017

Trump rolls out tax plan and questions begin For months, Republican leaders have vowed to overhaul

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 15

Consumers and investors bear the brunt of Equifax hack The consumer credit reporting bureau Equifax is

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Business Stories of the Week: Sept. 1

The weed killer that’s devastating farms A deadly weed killer was supposed to guarantee weed control

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Business Stories of the Week: Aug. 18

America’s top C.E.O.s revolt The New York Times reported the blow-by-blow as some of the nation’s top CEOs

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Business Stories of the Week: Aug. 4

U.S. bridges are (still) breaking down America’s roads and bridges are similar to those in developing countries, President

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Business Stories of the Week: July 21

Conflicts of interest plague White House The Economist’s July 20th edition took a look at President Trump’s

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Business Stories of the Week: July 7

What’s in a name? Craft beer vs. industry giants As craft beer has grown in popularity, industry titans

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