Business management explores how businesses are run and the issues they face. Whether you're an entrepreneur or are curious about different business models, these articles will answer some of the most common questions about the world of business.
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Where to Live After Graduation
How Barbie's Boyfriend Ken Became an Accidental Gay Icon
10 Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networking
AfterShock: Year One in the Life of a Comic Book Startup
How to Create an Action Plan for a New Job
Why get stuck with a useless jersey when your favorite football star gets traded to another team? A new company lets you switch out shirts as often as you wish.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Oct 9, 2017
We explain why Ikea stores are designed like a lazy river, why their meatballs are considered "framing devices" and what's behind those darn flat pack boxes.
By Alia Hoyt Aug 16, 2017
The 1993 case of Earring Magic Ken shows how marketing and focus groups can inadvertently create a kitsch classic. Mattel found this out the hard way when they asked little girls to offer input.
By Bryan Young Jul 24, 2017
People claim to hate pop-ups ads, and their more recent successor, the hover ad. Yet they still click on them. Here's why.
By Dave Roos Jul 5, 2017
How did this teen magazine go from just covering fashion and beauty to getting lauded for its political coverage?
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Jun 28, 2017
A new study reveals that shape, size and sense of touch influence purchasing choices, thanks to some curious cognition and perception.
By Patrick J. Kiger May 25, 2017
In some industries — like advertising — the awards show is just a giant money-making scheme.
By Dave Roos May 22, 2017
One hundred percent of female mannequins in a new U.K. study represented underweight individuals, while only 8 percent of male mannequins did the same.
By Jesslyn Shields May 9, 2017
According to a new paper by tech company Polycom, "anywhere working" is on the rise in several countries, and employees recognize its advantages.
By Shelley Danzy Apr 19, 2017
With the demise of mall staples like The Limited, the brands hanging on will have to rethink their entire approach to fashion to survive the 'mall-pocalypse.'
By Dave Roos Apr 7, 2017
Is your cluttered desk a sign of creative genius or just chaos? Experts weigh in on whether either is really a true reflection of how your brain operates.
By Alia Hoyt Feb 10, 2017
Mike Marts, the AfterShock editor-in-chief and co-founder, looks back at the diverse roster of titles and genres published by the new company.
By Christian Sager Dec 20, 2016
The annual employee engagement survey seems pretty useless. So what are some alternatives?
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Dec 12, 2016
As more toll roads move away from cash, where does that leave drivers who don't have electronic passes? Or even exact change?
By Jesslyn Shields Nov 22, 2016
Pesky vowels. Who needs those, anyway?
By Kate Kershner Nov 17, 2016
If human nutrition is essentially universal, why do yogurt commercials feature women so prominently?
By Laurie L. Dove Nov 2, 2016
It's not so easy to leave Sunday's blowout game behind when it's time to go to work on Monday. A new study has some ideas on how companies can handle this issue.
By Kate Kershner Oct 24, 2016
You may be surprised at the types of businesses people have put on wheels. Cigar Lounge, anyone?
By Dave Roos Oct 17, 2016
In an effort to discourage food waste, some all-you-can-eat buffets are charging diners whose eyes are bigger than their stomachs.
By Chris Opfer Sep 15, 2016
In fact, you might want to consider which CEOs get the lowest pay when you're picking stocks to buy.
By Jonathan Strickland Jul 29, 2016
A Japanese company called ALE wants to create artificial meteor showers. Is this the first step toward the sky becoming a massive ad?
By Jonathan Strickland May 24, 2016
HowStuffWorks Now interviews Rooster Teeth's Burnie Burns at SXSW on how to crowdfund a feature-length film.
By Jonathan Strickland Mar 13, 2016
Does it seem like ads for cruises are always popping up since you went to one vacation website? Researchers study the line between being conscious and being aggravated.
By Dave Roos Feb 29, 2016
A startup app called OneGo aims to find a niche as a provider of all-you-can-fly pricing for domestic air travel, for those who can afford the monthly membership.
By Patrick J. Kiger Feb 18, 2016
You can learn about leadership in the darnedest of places. Like the 1980s television program "The Transformers."
By Christian Sager Feb 8, 2016
Robotic Camera Can Scan Entire Sky in Just Three Nights
Meet Violet Jessop — Survivor of Three Shipwrecks
Was Amelia Earhart Eaten by Giant Land Crabs?