business + money

Why is art so expensive? — Vox
The $63 billion, “winner-take-all” global art market, explained.

The self-storage industry hopes you forget all about it — The Outline
Self-storage facilities profit off of people who are too lazy to cancel their units — like me.

About that lipstick all your Facebook friends are selling — The Outline
Multi-level marketing companies like LipSense blur the lines between sales and pyramid schemes.

How to kill a union — The Outline
Shuttering Gothamist and DNAinfo was the only legal way Joe Ricketts could get away with union-busting.

When the money runs out — The Outline
Fresco News was a growing, promising startup, until it wasn’t.