Target’s Canadian Expansion Creates Loss, USDA Spending $3M on Honeybees, LinkedIn Expands to China

Target may be a popular destination for Canadians crossing the border on shopping trips, but Target’s first international expansion into Canada has led to an $800 million to $900 million loss.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending $3 million to help feed commercial honeybees, who pollinate an estimated $15 billion worth of produce each year.

LinkedIn has launched a Chinese-language website, in hopes of attracting 140 million new professionals and thus boosting its user base by 50 percent.

Why are airlines not profitable? The Economist explains.

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