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Panera CEO on Self-Respect (And Why He Often Avoids Gluten)

CORPORATE | By Candice Choi | Aug 30
Panera founder and CEO Ron Shaich considers himself the "discoverer-in-chief," meaning he's in charge of ensuring the bakery chain's image doesn't grow stale.

Pope Francis Chats in Person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg

CORPORATE | Aug 30
Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican.

Big Costs for Little Ones

FINANCE | By Sarah Skidmore Sell | Aug 30
Child care is a major expense for many American families and can be difficult to manage. Here are some tips to help:

Foot Locker Looks to Play Up the Store Experience

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 29
Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands.

Obama Plans to Create World's Largest Marine Protected Area

CORPORATE | By Kevin Freking | Aug 29
President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.

Goodbye, Herring? Biotech Bait Gives Lobstermen Alternative

CORPORATE | By Patrick Whittle | Aug 29
With about $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation, a small company has developed "OrganoBait," a hockey puck-shaped product packed with an artificial attractant crabs and lobsters love.

Chicago Story: Trump Sends GOP Donors Spinning

FINANCE | By Julie Bykowicz | Aug 28
Many top donors boycotted or sulked their way through the national convention last month. And nearly every day, it seems, a Republican endorses Clinton, some promising financial help.

Measuring the Fallout From A Summer Full of Box-Office Flops

CORPORATE | By Jake Coyle | Aug 28
Hollywood's blockbuster machine frequently stalled and sputtered this summer, leaving behind a steady trail of misbegotten reboots, ill-conceived sequels and questionable remakes.

To Grow or Not? Some Successful Small Business Owners Say No

CORPORATE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Aug 27
When a small business is successful, an owner will likely face the question of whether to grow. After a lot of soul-searching, many say no.

Kibbles 'n Bits Sales Suffer As Pet Owners Get Pickier

CORPORATE | Aug 26
Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering.

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