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May 24,2017 23:40

WeWork has quietly launched a fitness business inside its network of shared offices

WeWork, the office-space rental startup, has quietly started a new business related not to work, but to workouts. Since last year, the company has offered fitness classes including spinning, yoga, meditation, dance, and kickboxing at several of its New York City locations, according to a public website for "WeWork Wellness." Classes take place alongside WeWork's small office...
May 20,2017 06:00

14-mile bypass on Highway 64 underway, some business owners worried

ASHEBORO, N.C. – For the past six years, business has been good at di'lishi frozen yogurt bar in Asheboro. “We've grown from Asheboro out across the southeast,” said owner and CEO of the di’lishi franchise Marlo Francis. The shop is on East Dixie Drive or U.S. Highway 64.
May 20,2017 02:00

WannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms | Reuters

For Kris Hagerman, chief executive of UK-based cyber security firm Sophos Group Plc (SOPH.L), the past week could have been bad. The WannaCry "ransomware" attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain's National Health Service, forcing them to turn away ambulances and cancel surgeries.
May 18,2017 19:00

Saudi-U.S. Business Ties Shift as Kingdom Seeks Investment

Just a few years back, the business relationship between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia was pretty simple: The Americans bought oil, and the Saudis spent much of what they earned on equipment to keep the crude flowing and on planes, tanks, and missiles to protect their borders.