Business

Culture

Serena Williams Plans to Invest More Money in Women

Tennis champion Serena Williams already invests in almost 30 companies but wants to shift her focus to women-owned businesses.
Terry Nguyen
11.7.18
Science

Narcissistic Psychopaths More Likely to Major in Business and Econ, Study Finds

Researchers surveyed 487 undergraduates to figure out whether people with "dark" personalities are more likely to self-select into certain fields.
Kimberly Lawson
5.5.17
Weed Week

The Dumbest Ideas People Have Had While High, Illustrated

The iPhone and the entire internet were basically made by stoned people. These inventions are not as good as those.
Gabby Bess
4.20.17
Fashion

'It Allowed Me to Feel Like a Piece of Ham in a Tube Top': A Eulogy for Wet Seal

A somber reflection on the "edgy" teen retailer, which announced today that it would shutter all its stores.
Lauren Oyler
1.27.17
Books

How Joan Rivers Quietly Built a Billion Dollar QVC Empire

Critics have remembered Joan Rivers as a groundbreaking comedian, but a critically acclaimed new biography, "Last Girl Before the Freeway," examines Rivers's even greater accomplishment: building a billion-dollar business as a senior citizen.
Mitchell Sunderland
12.24.16
crime

How Fashion Brands Like Zara Can Get Away with Stealing Artists' Designs

We asked a lawyer if independent artists have any recourse when a corporation copies their work.
Gabby Bess
7.21.16
sports

If You Really Want to Help Cancer Research, Don't Give Money to the NFL

Despite the National Football League's contributions to the American Cancer Society through its official "Crucial Catch" campaign, data shows the league doesn't prioritize much besides its own corporate interests.
Gayle Sulik
1.29.16
Business

Now You Can Review How Sexist Your Company Is with 'Yelp for Women' Site

Zero stars for unequal pay.
Diana Tourjée
11.16.15
shopping

Sex Emporiums Around the World

When it comes to getting off, it's a small world after all.
Gabby Bess
8.28.15
Business

Running An Erotic Publishing Empire

When it comes to cave men strippers and a multi-million-dollar erotic e-book business, Tina Engler and Patty Marks keep it all in the family.
Broadly Staff
Lauren Oyler
8.26.15
Business

Kicking the Bros Out of Brewing

Beer has been subject to co-option from men, resulting in perpetual sexist advertising and alienation of women from the drink. However, the boom of microbreweries across the globe has empowered women to reclaim what's rightfully theirs.
Jessi Carr
8.15.15
Drugs

Pussy, Money, Weed: How Marketers Are Capitalizing on Pot's New Lady Demographic

The marketing frenzy around sexy pot, cannabis vagina sprays, and flashy pink branding may sway some female customers, but it turns out what all women really want from weed is something that works.
Gabby Bess
7.23.15