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Berry Gordy Jr. built Motown from the ground up, using techniques he had learned as an assembly line worker in a car factory. In the process, he created stars like Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, and Stevie Wonder. Read More...

What happens when blue-collar workers get a bigger piece of the pie? The pie gets bigger for everyone. Read More...

The average American is getting older. Joseph Coughlin says that’s a business opportunity. Read More...

You’ve been a part of a randomized trial, whether you know it our not. We take a look at how they shape our world. Read More...

Being busy is a way of life for many Americans. To-do lists and calendars dominate our lives. But all that scheduling might actually make us less productive. Read More...

This week on Innovation Hub, we explore the consequences of relationships—how friendship affects our brain chemistry, how politicians interact with businesses, and how precision connected the world. Read More...

Big business is good for employees and good for the environment. That’s not a marketing ploy— it’s what the data says. Read More...

The birth of the disposable razor isn't just about shaving. It also involves socialism and Niagra Falls. Read More...

More and more industries are being controlled by fewer and fewer companies. The Brookings Institution’s David Wessel explains how that happened, and why it matters. Read More...

What did Daniel Defoe, Charles Dickens, and Herman Melville think of the first factories? Find out.

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