The Chinese computer maker is betting big on the NFL—and fantasy football—to help it win in PCs in the U.S.
By Craig Giammona
FORTUNE— Amid the grim news in the PC business, Chinese computer maker Lenovo (LNGVF) has been the rare standout with something to celebrate, last quarter edging out Hewlett Packard as the world's top seller of personal computers. The $34 billion company is still behind in the U.S., though, where MOREAug 30, 2013 11:07 AM ET
In its first redesign under Unilever, the funky scoop shop goes upscale and global
By Anne VanderMey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Ellen Kresky is trying not to say anything bad about the old Ben & Jerry's store design.
"Somebody said it best, I don't remember if it was during the consumer research that we did or ... no, I can't say this -- " says Kresky, the brand's creative director. Then she says MOREAug 29, 2013 2:01 PM ET
Penn State is still Penn State. SMU will never be anything close to what it once was.
By David Whitford, editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- While I was living in Dallas in the late 1980s, researching and writing A Payroll to Meet: A Story of Greed, Corruption and Football at SMU, I read a memorable essay by a native son, Lawrence Wright, published in Texas Monthly, called "Why Do They Hate Us So MOREAug 29, 2013 9:00 AM ET
The trial of Bo Xilai reflects a dark reality in China, where businesspeople have to rely heavily on government officials to succeed.
By Wenguang Huang
FORTUNE -- Known as the "secret wallet" for several senior Communist leaders, former billionaire businessman Xu Ming used to brag about his special access and protection. However, after the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood led to the spectacular fall of Bo Xilai, a princeling and MOREAug 27, 2013 10:35 AM ET
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