Is Spiked Kombucha the New Hard Seltzer?

On the verge of selling his probiotic and kombucha brand KeVita to PepsiCo, entrepreneur Bill Moses was already considering what would come next. “That’s when I realized that kombucha was meant to be an alcoholic…

How the $3.6 Billion Cognac Industry Is Trying…

One week after a scorching heat wave set all-time temperature records across southern France in July, Beniôt De Sutter, master distiller for Courvosier, hosted an al fresco lunch for a handful of journalists in the…

Highlights From the Third Democratic Debate

The third Democratic presidential debate took place Thursday, Sept. 12. Here are the highlights from Houston. All times local. 9:55 p.m. - Biden took on the most fire during debate Early front-runner Joe Biden took…

Trump Weighs In: Live Updates From the Third…

The third Democratic presidential debate takes place Thursday, Sept. 12, at 8 p.m. E.T. Here is the latest. A police vehicle mans the entrance to Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas on September 12, 2019…

What to Know About the Third Democratic Debate:…

Top Democratic candidates are taking the stage again on Thursday, September 12, for the third debate of the 2020 primaries in a three-hour political spectacular hosted by Texas Southern University in Houston. Tonight's Democratic debate…

At Home Rethinks Its No-E-commerce Strategy

After At Home Group Inc. lost half its market value in one day this June, its CEO Lee Bird decided to reconsider everything at the home decor chain of 200 stores across 40 states. “This…

An Argument for Sustainable Style: Fashionopolis

The word "polis" in Ancient Greek means "city," but it essentially refers to an ecosystem where layers of people, ideas, and businesses intersect, which makes the title of culture journalist Dana Thomas' latest book quite…

Why Is There a Special Election in North…

It’s been 10 months since the 2018 midterm elections, but the voting isn’t quite over. Residents of North Carolina’s 9th District are heading to the voting booths Tuesday to elect a new representative. But why is…

Who Gets to Be An American?

At a recent meeting, Nepalese-American fashion designer Prabal Gurung mentioned he wanted to define a new America and was challenged by somebody in the room: "Well, you don't look American." It was crystal clear, he…

With Facebook Libra Coin Tied Up, Rival Uses…

Encrypted chat app Keybase is pre-empting Facebook’s Libra coin with the biggest-ever giveaway of a rival cryptocurrency, Stellar Lumens. Like Libra, Lumens are designed for cross-border remittances. Keybase, which has hundreds of thousands of users,…

Who Is Running for Vice President in 2020?…

In the 243 years since 1776, the Republic has soldiered on for 38 of them—16% of its existence—without a vice president. It’s not such an important job. That said, the only person to land the…

Napa Mountain Wines Have Just as Much to…

The millions of tourists who visit Napa Valley each year spend a lot of time driving up and down Highway 29, its north-south thoroughfare. But confined to the vineyards stretched out on either side of…