At Facebook, Boss Is a Dirty Word

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Facebook has embraced young workers and crafted management techniques that give them unusual freedom to choose, and change, assignments.

Japan Approves Novartis Psoriasis Drug

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Novartis has won approval in Japan for a new psoriasis drug, the first country to give the treatment a green light for commercialization.

Fossil Looks to Tap Swiss Luxury

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U.S. watchmaker Fossil hopes $1,595 timepieces will bridge the gap between mass market and high-end.

French Carpool Service Gains Traction

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Eight-year-old carpooling service BlaBlaCar is gaining on the back of Europe’s deteriorating public-transport and as a low-key and long-distance alternative to trains.

City Living Lures Tech Firms

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Google is one of many fast-growing employers eschewing suburban campuses for clusters in cities, partly in a push to foster collaboration among employees.

RadioShack's Problem: So Many Stores

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RadioShack has shut more stores in the past two months than the rest of the year, though it’s hard to tell the difference. The chain still has a heavy surplus of stores in many local markets.

A Decimated U.S. Industry Pulls Up Its Socks

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Sock manufacturing is making a modest comeback in the U.S., helped by more efficient machines, tepid wage growth and retailers’ desire to give more shelf space to U.S.-made products.

HeidelbergCement to Sell Assets

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Germany’s HeidelbergCement has agreed to sell operations in North America and the U.K. for $1.4 billion to a U.S. affiliate of Lone Star Funds.

Drug Prices, M&A Top the Agenda for '15

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Pharmalot: A new year always brings new challenges, and the pharmaceutical industry certainly has its share, says columnist Ed Silverman.

Cross-Border Mergers Face Growing Scrutiny

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Many deals are running into a growing corps of global deal cops, each wanting a say over transactions that touch their industries, economies or interests.

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