China’s population grew at the slowest rate since the 1950s, a development with implications for business growth. A slowing birth rate, the result of decades of China’s recently repealed one-child policy, could send China into the sort of economic stagnation that plagues Japan, and could stress the country’s ability to care for its aging population. The once-in-a-decade census shows that...
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Instacart Cuts Staff, Curbs Hiring in Run-up to IPO
Instacart has been letting go of staff, slowing hiring and curbing other expenses as it heads toward a public listing, when the grocery-delivery company will try to convince public investors that it can maintain its growth—and make a profit—as the economy slows. The San Francisco startup over the last two months has fired some of its more than 3,000 workers after holding midyear...
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