Dear Friend: Please Don't Start an Afterbirth Smoothie Business

Eating placenta is a tradition as time-honored as it is healthy and delicious. Said to have the power to ward off depression and restore the body due to the wealth of stem cells found within, placenta can be eaten raw or cooked—and today, many people are choosing to have it in a thick, bulbous smoothie that tastes… » 3/18/15 10:30pm 3/18/15 10:30pm

Why Did WNYC Delete Its Podcast on the Male "Expert" on Women in Tech?

An episode of WNYC's On the Media podcast TLDR was unceremoniously removed from the On the Media website today, and people are not at all happy. Rightly so. (UPDATED: This post was updated on 2/13, to include comments from WNYC.) » 2/12/15 11:40pm 2/12/15 11:40pm

Sophia Amoruso Out As CEO At NastyGal 

Amoruso, author of #GirlBoss and founder/CEO of fast-growing trashy-chic e-commerce company NastyGal, announced to her staff on Monday that she is stepping down as CEO. » 1/13/15 12:15pm 1/13/15 12:15pm

Mega Conglomerate P&G to Cut Half of Its Brands

Procter & Gamble, the gigantic company responsible for over 100 products for grooming, beauty and home — including Pantene, Tide, Crest, Old Spice, Always, Luvs, Olay, CoverGirl, Clairol, Pampers and Tampax — is going to slim down, cutting at least half of its brands. » 8/01/14 3:40pm 8/01/14 3:40pm

American Apparel Adds First Female to Its Board of Directors

A month after its founder Dov Charney was suspended for misconduct, American Apparel has appointed new directors to its board, and for the first time one of them is a woman. » 7/24/14 12:00pm 7/24/14 12:00pm

The 19 Worst 'Business Teamwork' Stock Photos

I searched "Business Group Teamwork" on Getty and sifted through 41,177 photos to bring you this post. For authenticity, I didn't sign in to remove the watermarks. » 7/07/14 2:40pm 7/07/14 2:40pm

Taylor Swift Is the Music Industry's Number-One Money Maker

Sometimes you hear that the music industry is dying, that no one's buying records anymore and there are no true rock stars left. But according to a new list put together by the folks at Billboard, 24-year-old Taylor Swift raked in a metric shitload of cash last year. » 3/10/14 3:30pm 3/10/14 3:30pm

In a somewhat surprise merger, Comcast is set to acquire Time Warner Cable for about $45 billion, uniting the two biggest cable companies in the U.S. When reached for comment about the merger, representatives from both companies said "someone would be by between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to explain it more." And this has been… » 2/12/14 11:25pm 2/12/14 11:25pm

A Fix for Male-Dominated Businesses: Hire Three Women ASAP

Cindy Gallop — former chairman of the ad agency BBH New York — has penned a piece for AdWeek about what she calls the New Creativity, which she says is "female-informed." She has some ideas about how to shake up the "white male dominated industry." First: Hire at least three women. » 1/06/14 6:15pm 1/06/14 6:15pm

Women Have to Start Playing Dumb Boring Golf to Get Ahead in Business

Fancy ladies of business: Do you suffer from headaches because you're always accidentally bumping your heads against the glass ceiling? Well, the good news is that there might be away for you to break through it once and for all. The bad news is that the way to do that is by learning how to pay golf. Booooooo. » 11/18/13 12:50pm 11/18/13 12:50pm

Woman Fined $3,500 For Writing Bad Review Of Business

People. When we've come to a point in time when good citizens are no longer free to bitch about unsatisfactory shopping experiences online, utilizing a multitude of caps locks words and lengthy rows of exclamation points, well, that's the time when you can just stop this crazy rock and let me off. » 11/16/13 3:05pm 11/16/13 3:05pm

How To Talk Your Girl Friends Out of Going to Business School

Working a shit job in a cube zoo hell-Labyrinth is a soul-sucking way for a woman to spend her twenties; attending graduate school so she can compose a thesis on menstrual shaming in early Gaelic literature is a money-sucking way for a woman to spend her twenties. But there's one way a woman can waste a few years of… » 9/17/13 5:40pm 9/17/13 5:40pm

What Your Power Lunch Says About You

Power lunches! Lunches that give you powwwwwer! Did you know that — as we speak — there are women out there who are lunching and becoming powerful and making business deals at fancy restaurants across the globe (but particularly in downtown Manhattan)? You do now thanks to this exposé by the New York Times, the one… » 9/04/13 3:10pm 9/04/13 3:10pm

Abercrombie's French Stores Accused of Le Discrimination

For years, Abercrombie & Fitch's hiring practices have been under scrutiny. And now, France’s official human rights watchdog organization has set its sights on the retailer, launching an investigation. » 7/25/13 3:30pm 7/25/13 3:30pm

Abercrombie Execs Blame Decline on CEO Mike Jeffries' Bossy Boyfriend

Even before Abercrombie & Fitch CEO and douchenozzle Mike Jeffries started getting pummeled for his 2006 comments about sizing his clothes to fit "cool, good-looking" kids only, the company was on the decline domestically. » 5/25/13 5:30pm 5/25/13 5:30pm

Women are Too Moral to Succeed in Business, Says New Study

Women. You turn around for one second and they're off jeopardizing their careers in some way — catfighting , asking for (literally) lighter loads because they're pregnant, and doing all sorts of other crazy things to explain why they're underrepresented and underpaid in the workplace. » 4/05/13 12:30pm 4/05/13 12:30pm