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Can Marissa Mayer fix Yahoo by breaking it?


Yahoo has been struggling to regain its former relevance in the internet space for years. Now, CEO Marissa Mayer is making her last stand. On Feb. 2, Mayer announced Yahoo would lay off 15 percent of its employees and close offices around the world to put some cash in the bank and get growing.

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How bacteria are killing Chipotle’s brand promise


Every once in a while, we all get to see a highly visible, extremely popular brand go up in flames. It seemed to happen a lot this year (think VW or, to a lesser extent, Subway), but none of those previous implosions moved to the top of our social media queues quite like the Chipotle food safety scandal.

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