For the past few years, the gentleman shopper has been flexing his fashion purchasing power. What's behind the remarkable growth in menswear sales?
FORTUNE -- To all the ladies out there wondering, yes, that man in the cubicle next door or the guy at the grocery store does indeed have a better wardrobe than you.
And that shouldn't come as much of a surprise. For the past few years, the gentleman shopper MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 14, 2014 11:37 AM ET
The gap between the flight time the FAA now requires to be a commercial pilot and the hours that students log in college marks yet another factor in the impending pilot shortage.
FORTUNE -- Zachary Wilkinson was just a few months into his freshman year at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University when the path he'd set out for himself -- earning a degree in aeronautical science and landing a job as a commercial pilot MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 12, 2014 11:34 AM ET
Recent court cases have put a spotlight on whether undocumented immigrants can gain admission to the legal bar.
FORTUNE -- You've graduated law school and passed the bar. Excellent news, you've completed the two critical steps to becoming a lawyer. That is, of course, unless you're an undocumented immigrant. In that case, the congratulations train may stop right here.
Three recent court cases have put a spotlight on whether undocumented immigrants MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 10, 2014 12:46 PM ET
The SAT has fallen behind its rival, the ACT, in popularity, and its new format is an attempt to claw its way back to dominance.
FORTUNE -- When the College Board announced on Wednesday that it was overhauling the SAT, president David Coleman said the changes were aimed at aligning the exam with what students were learning in high school, eliminating the test's trickery, and deemphasizing the importance of expensive MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 6, 2014 2:21 PM ET
The electronics chain announced that it will close 1,100 stores. Who will fill all that space? Think burritos.
FORTUNE -- Here's some good news for consumers: A sandwich shop may soon replace the RadioShack where you bought a phone charger that one time.
On Tuesday, the electronics retailer announced plans to close up to 1,100 of its 5,100 stores as its same-store sales plunged 19% in the fourth quarter of last MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 5, 2014 12:03 PM ET
Former employees of Amazon contractor Integrity Security Systems claim that they deserve back pay for the time they spent in security checks at the beginning and end of the day.
FORTUNE -- Security lines. They are the worst. And many workers have to pass through them every day. The U.S. Supreme Court decided on Monday to tackle the question of whether the time spent waiting in those lines is deserving MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Mar 3, 2014 3:15 PM ET
Regional airlines can't fill their cockpits because their pilots earn miserably low pay. But the smaller firms are subject to the cost-cutting whims of major carriers.Claire Zillman, reporter - Mar 3, 2014 12:08 PM ET
New York City recently joined a growing roster of cities to guarantee workers paid sick days. Still, some 40 million American workers still have to make the choice between going to work sick and missing out on pay.Claire Zillman, reporter - Feb 28, 2014 5:00 AM ET
Teens' penchant for fast fashion and bargain hunting is working against Abercrombie.
FORTUNE -- Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries opened his earnings conference call on Wednesday with mention of the "challenging retail environment, particularly in the teen space."
The retailer's fourth quarter performance certainly reflects that sentiment. Though it beat analyst estimates and its stock is up, the retailer's profits shrank by 58% to $66.1 million from $157.2 million during MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 26, 2014 1:26 PM ET
Four herders are bringing a lawsuit to federal court claiming that Department of Labor guidelines on how they are paid and treated by their employers violate labor laws.
FORTUNE -- The imagery associated with the American cowboy includes 10-gallon hats, lassos, and sunset rides on the back of a loyal steed -- he's an avatar of laid-back life on the open plain. But a more realistic portrait might include hourly MOREClaire Zillman, reporter - Feb 25, 2014 10:43 AM ET
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