Lauren Covello Archive
Published December 20, 2012
From the security guards at the door to the cameras near the register, it may seem as if retailers are taking aim at shoplifters from the outside world. In reality, thieves from within are taking a bigger bite out of companies’ bottom lines.
Published November 23, 2012
Tradesy is looking to turn the traditional online resale market on its head by taking care of the time-consuming, complicated and annoying things that deter people – especially women – from selling online in the first place.
Published November 15, 2012
Gold is finding its way into the wallets of some of the richest consumers in Kazakhstan – in credit-card form.
Published November 01, 2012
Know a good bronze sculptor? How ‘bout a skilled glassblower? There’s a reason you probably don’t – but one website is trying to change that.
Published October 11, 2012
While it’s almost never a prime factor in a home’s marketability, the literal address of a home can sometimes impact its appeal to potential buyers.
Published September 13, 2012
The day when the iPad becomes a necessity for K-12 students may be closer than you think.
Published August 24, 2012
A U.S. jury on Friday awarded Apple more than $1 billion in damages after ruling that Samsung infringed on several of its patents.
Published July 26, 2012
There appears to be a surprising stability in Americans’ attitude toward the rich despite a debate over economic fairness that has hit fever pitch in recent years.
Published July 12, 2012
While restaurants across California have had to make adjustments to comply with the ban on foie gras, some of them are still finding ways to bring the French delicacy to the table.
Published June 28, 2012
When it comes to planning a vacation, travelers seem to have more choices than ever. From putting a vacation on layaway to buying a flight without knowing the carrier, here are three new-fangled booking concepts that exist today.