Porn industry embraces plus-sized business

The porn industry has a long history of spotlighting women with Barbie-like figures and impossible proportions. But just as pop culture began to feature women with more natural figures in TV, movies and… Continue reading

Gun accessory maker: ‘Lazy’ retail holds us back

Crimson Trace is a leader in the laser sight space for handguns, and the company has been enjoying rapid growth for the majority of the past six years. But CEO Lane Tobiassen faces… Continue reading

Porn stars’ best business advice: Diversify

Not too long ago, the chief requirement to become a porn superstar was to have sex on camera, and do so in an enticing fashion to win over fans. Today, the rules have… Continue reading

Porn stars shooting guns: The big business of sin

The U.S. porn industry is a $14 billion business, and the U.S. gun industry is a $38 billion business, both roughly speaking. And sometimes, the two meet in spectacular fashion. Read more at… Continue reading

Big Oil Drilling Deep on Connected Tech

Crude oil prices are plunging worldwide, a trend that shows no signs of reversing any time soon. While that’s good news for consumers, it’s leading to industry layoffs and scaled-back exploration. But one area… Continue reading

The most powerful people in porn

While red hot stars in the porn industry come and go, the behind-the-scenes power players tend to lead more stable professional lives. But as the industry has changed in recent years, some of… Continue reading

Porn business optimistic despite piracy, condom battles

The porn industry got in a lot of fights in 2014, and from the look of things, 2015 is going to be a brawler of a year as well. Piracy and condoms continue… Continue reading

The Dirty Dozen: Porn’s biggest stars

Every year, there’s a flood of new actresses who enter the porn world. Most wash out quickly, but those who quickly amass a fan base can find some longevity. Those fans are the… Continue reading

Video games spring back on strong console sales

The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted. Total sales of video game hardware and software came in at… Continue reading

Next-Gen ATMs and More: What the Future Holds for Connected Banking

We all have unexpected expenses, like an untimely mechanic’s bill or a broken appliance that needs maintenance. But it’s not always obvious how we’ll pay those bills. But what if our bank could not… Continue reading