Editor's note: Every Sunday Fortune publishes a favorite story from its magazine archives. This week, we turn to a 1953 article about Conrad Hilton, founder of Hilton hotels. The company this week returned to the public market, after being taken private by Blackstone Group in 2007 shortly after the start of the recession. Hilton Worldwide Holdings (HLT) raised $2.35 billion in a record initial public offering for the industry. Here's a look at how its founder built MOREDec 15, 2013 10:00 AM ET
Apple has filed papers in Manhattan federal court claiming its court-appointed monitor is overstepping his bounds and interfering with the company's business.
FORTUNE -- Late on Thursday, Apple (AAPL) filed papers in federal court in Manhattan seeking to halt a court-appointed antitrust monitor, Michael Bromwich, from engaging in any further oversight over the company, pending the outcome of its appeal of the e-books antitrust judgment entered against it last July.
Its papers MORERoger Parloff, Senior Editor (Legal Affairs) - Dec 14, 2013 6:03 PM ET
Critics of medical marijuana concede that one area of the economy has been boosted by legal weed: Denver's commercial real estate.
By James Higdon
FORTUNE -- Kelly Brough, president and CEO of Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, is not happy talking about legal marijuana, the booming industry now nudging its way into the Denver business world. She is quick to point out all the steps made by the chamber to protect MOREDec 13, 2013 11:58 AM ET
The news organization owned by Bloomberg LP has an unusual, self-imposed policy preventing itself from writing about its founder.Dec 13, 2013 5:00 AM ET
In an apparent first for the U.S., a medical marijuana dispensary owner is named mayor.
FORTUNE -- On Dec. 3 Robert Jacob, who runs the Peace in Medicine dispensary he founded in 2007 in Sebastopol, Calif., was unanimously named that town's mayor by its five-member city council. Jacob, 36, previously had been elected to the council by popular vote in November 2012. He appears to be the first dispensary owner to become the MORERoger Parloff, Senior Editor (Legal Affairs) - Dec 12, 2013 2:51 PM ET
Ari Shavit offers an unvarnished but optimistic assessment of his homeland.
By David Whitford, editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- For my first trip to Israel I prepared three ways. First I watched National Geographic's IMAX movie, Jerusalem, which helped me get my bearings. Next I reread Thomas Friedman's 1989 classic, From Beirut to Jerusalem -- still a terrific introduction to the region's cast of characters (and a gripping foreign correspondent's memoir to boot). Finally I followed MOREDec 12, 2013 7:42 AM ET
Former TOMS president Laurent Potdevin is ready to slip off his shoes and get to work.
FORTUNE -- Laurent Potdevin wakes up at six in the morning, tapping his alarm clock and slowly making his way down a sleek wood hallway toward the stairwell. He approaches each step with a TOMS-adorned foot, passing a collection of Burton snowboarding gear before entering his kitchen, where his refrigerator is adorned with various pictures MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 10, 2013 4:48 PM ET
The yoga retailer announced today that TOMS president Laurent Potdevin will become chief in January, and founder Chip Wilson will step down from his role as chairman in the Spring.
FORTUNE -- After a months-long search, athletic apparel-maker Lululemon (LULU) named TOMS President Laurent Potdevin as outgoing CEO Christine Day's replacement, taking over in January. In a surprise move, the company also said founder and non-executive chairman Chip Wilson will MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Dec 10, 2013 6:12 AM ET
The maker of fitness and yoga gear is set to replace former Starbucks exec Christine Day
By Beth Kowitt and Jennifer Reingold
FORTUNE -- Athletic gear retailer Lululemon (LULU) is close to naming a new CEO, a source familiar with the matter tells Fortune.
The Vancouver-based company has been searching for a new chief since current CEO Christine Day announced plans to resign in June, pending a replacement.
Day at the time gave MOREDec 9, 2013 11:38 PM ET
It's well known that we are a game-obsessed culture. But Adam Penenberg's Play At Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking reveals how big companies are increasingly using the technology to gain a competitive edge.
By Caroline Fairchild, reporter
FORTUNE -- Anyone who reads Adam Penenberg's Play At Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking will walk away with a somewhat startling realization: Games are slowly taking over corporate America.
If you don't believe him, MOREDec 9, 2013 12:09 PM ET
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