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In the Face of the Extreme, Finding Balance (and Mashed Potatoes)

In the Face of the Extreme, Finding Balance (and Mashed Potatoes)

Caroline Brennan, who works with Catholic Relief Services, speaking with a Syrian family at a refugee camp in Lebanon.

Farfetch, Online Retailer, Plans to Go Public as Luxury E-Commerce Grows

Farfetch, Online Retailer, Plans to Go Public as Luxury E-Commerce Grows

Farfetch, the online marketplace, formally unveiled its plans for an initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

Harper’s Editor Insists He Was Fired Over Katie Roiphe Essay

Harper’s Editor Insists He Was Fired Over Katie Roiphe Essay

James Marcus took over as editor of Harper’s Magazine in February 2016. “I was fired over a principled stand that I took,” he said.

At Toys ‘R’ Us, a $200 Million Debt Problem Could Lead to $348 Million in Fees

At Toys ‘R’ Us, a $200 Million Debt Problem Could Lead to $348 Million in Fees

The swift collapse of Toys “R” Us has been particularly painful for the company’s employees, more than 30,000 of whom will lose their jobs.

Shari Redstone and Leslie Moonves Have Starring Roles in a Corporate War

Shari Redstone and Leslie Moonves Have Starring Roles in a Corporate War

Leslie Moonves, the chief executive of CBS, is at war with Shari Redstone, the leader of the network’s parent company.

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox, Under Activists’ Pressure, Calls Off Merger With Fujifilm

Xerox’s headquarters in Norwalk, Conn. The company said on Sunday that it would replace its chief executive, Jeff Jacobson, while making a series of changes to its board of directors.

Britain Aims to Close Gender Pay Gap With Transparency and Shame

Britain Aims to Close Gender Pay Gap With Transparency and Shame

EasyJet headquarters at London Luton Airport. Men outearn women by around 52 percent at easyJet, which has pledged to hire more female pilots.

Amazon Moves On Without ‘Transparent’ Actor Jeffrey Tambor

Amazon Moves On Without ‘Transparent’ Actor Jeffrey Tambor

Jeffrey Tambor in a scene from “Transparent.” In November, Mr. Tambor said that he did not see how he could return to the series, citing what he described as the “politicized atmosphere” on the set after he had been publicly accused of sexual harassment. On Thursday, Amazon Studios said he would not be back.

Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos

Populism Is Waning, Which Is Reason to Party in Davos

The World Economic Forum, a gathering of global leaders, begins on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland. The last time the leaders convened for this meeting, they found themselves in an uncustomary position: in the cross hairs of a global insurrection.

NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios

NBC Executive Takes Over Amazon Studios

Jennifer Salke championed shows like “This Is Us” while at NBC Entertainment.

Trinity Mirror Agrees to Buy U.K. Tabloid Rival

Trinity Mirror Agrees to Buy U.K. Tabloid Rival

The offices of Northern & Shell, the publisher of The Daily Express, in London.

CVS Fires 2 for Calling Police on Black Woman Over Coupon

CVS Fires 2 for Calling Police on Black Woman Over Coupon

A screenshot of a video in which a CVS employee, who identified himself as Morry Matson, calls the police on a black woman in a coupon dispute. Mr. Matson was until recently a candidate for the Chicago City Council.

In Tax Overhaul, Trump Tries to Defy the Economic Odds

In Tax Overhaul, Trump Tries to Defy the Economic Odds

A North Carolina plant that recycles plastic bottle chips. President Trump and congressional Republicans have argued that their rewrite of the tax code will create more jobs and raise wages.

As C.E.O.s Condemn Splitting Up Migrant Families, Goldman Chief Defends Trump

As C.E.O.s Condemn Splitting Up Migrant Families, Goldman Chief Defends Trump

Lloyd C. Blankfein, the chairman and chief executive of Goldman Sachs, spoke at a luncheon at the Economic Club of New York on Tuesday.

Journalist Charged With Rioting at Inauguration Day Protest Goes Free

Journalist Charged With Rioting at Inauguration Day Protest Goes Free

A video that Alexei Wood had streamed on Facebook during the protest was used as evidence by the prosecution and the defense.

Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Wag, the Dog-Walking Service, Lands $300 Million From SoftBank Vision Fund

Wag’s app keeps track of exactly where a walker is taking a customer’s dog — making it a potentially valuable source of location data.


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