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Sears Canada Head to Run Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble has appointed a retail veteran as the new head of its retail bookstore group. Ron Boire will also take over as CEO of Barnes & Noble, Inc. when the spinoff of Barnes & Noble Education is completed later this summer. In addition to the appointment of Boire, Jamie Carey, chief merchandise officer of B&N since 2008, has been named chief operating officer of B&N.

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Wall Street CEO to Pay $18 Million for Employee Sexual Harassment

A wolf of Wall Street will have to pay $1​8​ million for sexually harassing and then trashing online his pretty Swedish underling, a Manhattan jury found Monday. The federal jury awarded Hanna Bouveng, 25, the payday in her case against her married ex-boss Benjamin Wey, the 43-year-old CEO of the billion-dollar New York Global Group. Bouveng should get $2 million ...

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How an Airbnb Renter’s Horror Story Taught the Company’s CEO His Greatest Leadership Lesson

Some investors, like Silicon Valley star Chris Sacca, refrained from investing early in Airbnb, which was founded in 2008, due to fears of the disasters that could happen when people share their homes with complete strangers. The first Airbnb horror story that made waves in the media happened in June 2011, when the renter of a woman’s San Francisco home ...

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