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Starbucks’ Venti-sized problems

The pumpkin spice latte isn’t the only hot arrival at Starbucks this fall. The company is bringing in a new CEO to oversee grand ambitions to modernize its espresso-slinging business.

Disney wants to go prime

In its never-ending quest for total world domination exciting new consumer experiences, Disney is exploring the creation of an Amazon Prime-like membership, per The Wall Street Journal.  

A slow start for sports betting

Ontario’s new online gambling regulator released its first earnings report since the province opened the floodgates to its regulated sports betting market. 

One show to rule them all

As streamers continue to navigate a difficult year, Amazon has come up with one simple trick to turn things around: Produce and release the most expensive show of all time. 

Golf goes Ready Player One

Golfers Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy have formed TMRW Sports, a new venture partnering with the PGA Tour to drag an old-fashioned game kicking and screaming into the future. 

The mega-merger hitting the book scene

Because arts graduates already didn’t have it hard enough, a proposed merger between publishers may spell trouble for up-and-coming Canadian authors. 

Zellers gets back to business

Almost a decade after Zellers left suburban malls across the country sitting empty, Hudson’s Bay Company (HBC) is looking to launch its Canadian discount chain back into relevance.

Adam Neumann’s latest venture

If Jared Leto plays you in a mini-series, chances are your life has gone off the rails. That’s true of WeWork founder Adam Neumann, who oversaw the company’s disastrous IPO

But against all odds, he’s back at it again and bagging big funding.

Temporary help wanted

As Canadian employers face the lowest unemployment rate in decades, they’re moving to fill roles with temporary foreign workers (or TFW, for short), per The Globe and Mail. 

Take your pineapples on pizza somewhere else

La vita isn’t very dolce right now for Domino’s after the pizza chain failed to take off in the saucy dish’s birthplace.