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Your Warehouse in the Sky

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.02.2017 | Business
Geri Spieler

Your next online order may drop from a warehouse in the sky. No, really! Just look up. You see that airship? No, it is not the Goodyear blimp. Its...

Coming to a warehouse near you: The "Same Day Delivery" revolution

Geri Spieler | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Geri Spieler

Just a few years ago, ordering online meant three to five-day delivery. Then "next day" delivery was the great new thing, but for a fee. Now, you can ...

Virtual Reality and Forklift Training Fills Online Ordering Gap

Geri Spieler | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Geri Spieler

What use to take five to seven business days when ordering online now takes just a mere few hours for the package to land at the front door after hitting the "buy" button. So, what has changed and what is going on behind the scenes? Plenty.

Savannah: The City of New Beginnings

Tanya Caruso | Posted 10.16.2016 | Style
Tanya Caruso

The city of Savannah is constantly intertwining its past, present, and future. Since the city's emergence, trade and manufacturing have played a huge role in its economy and continue to make an impact on a local and global scale.

Tax Dodging by Big Businesses Hurts Our Kids and Is Not Sustainable

James P. Hoffa | Posted 03.30.2014 | Business
James P. Hoffa

At a time when more elected officials are turning their attention to income inequality in this country, increasing corporate tax breaks is no way to address it. Workers and their families are struggling to make ends meet. Communities are broken.

Dave Jamieson

Another Strike Hits Chicagoland | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

A strike among warehouse workers in Southern California has spread to northeastern Illinois, where a group of workers at a distribution center for Wal...

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Workers Strike In California | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

A group of warehouse workers in Southern California has gone on strike, vowing not to return to work until their employer addresses what they describe...

Warehouse Workers Allege Walmart Suppliers Understated Work Hours

Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

Ever wonder how Walmart gets the price of toilet paper so damn low? In part, it could be because the workers who distribute products are paid below mi...

Dependency Is Like a Walking Stick

Amy Russell | Posted 04.11.2012 | Impact
Amy Russell

I don't use a walking stick. I would become too dependent on one. When you learn to become dependent on something, not having that "thing" makes whatever task you are facing immensely harder, mentally.

Dustin Yellin - On Building 12-Ton Sculptures and a 'Utopian Art Center' in Brooklyn

Annie Fabricant | Posted 04.01.2012 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

The art world often seems like a game, where no one is quite sure of the rules, but no one wants to be the first to admit it. You begin to crave authenticity. Then, I discovered artist Dustin Yellin and his very big, and brave, new project.

Man Vs. Machine: Robots Take Over Warehouses

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

If the robots aren't taking over, they're at least making their presence known. Some retailers are now staffing their warehouses with with scores ...

Nike Faces New Worker Abuse Claims In Indonesia

Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

SUKABUMI, Indonesia (AP) -- Workers making Converse sneakers in Indonesia say supervisors throw shoes at them, slap them in the face and call them dog...

Astoria Characters: The Man to the Mansion Born

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Michael Halberian wanders through the central hall of the fabled Steinway Mansion and flips the switch that turns on the 1,000-pound crystal chandelier, big and round as the sun. It's motorized.