business

making a living cutting hair, before and after sandy

This article was originally published on The Billfold. The reigning dining mindset in New York City right now is “eat out, tip double” in hopes of helping the hourly restaurant workers who lost wages because of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating after-effects. I’d like to propose an amendment: “Eat out, tip double, get a damn haircut.” Stacey has styled […] Read more…

yahoo brouhaha: activist investor slaps back

As Yahoo continues to struggle under new CEO Scott Thompson, an activist shareholder’s nomination of media heavyweights for the company’s board of directors has sent a shock wave through the Internet giant that may foretell a coming battle for control. The result could very well be a return for former NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker […] Read more…