Marjorie E. Wood

08/10/2014 - 7:25pm

    Wal-Mart loves keeping track of data. For instance, the retail giant’s researchers know that before and after major storms, customers buy strawberry Pop-Tarts at a rate that’s seven times faster than normal.

    How does Wal-Mart use this data? To stock its shelves with more — or less — of a...

07/03/2014 - 4:25pm

    In May, students and professors at Cooper Union — an art, architecture, and engineering college in New York City — filed a lawsuit against the school’s Board of Trustees.

    Known as the Committee to Save Cooper Union, the group is pursuing legal action...

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