Devin Leonard, Bloomberg

Devin Leonard


New Jersey, United States

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Past articles by Devin:

How Ben & Jerry’s Ended Up at War With Itself

The activist ice cream brand made the controversial decision to pull out of Israel’s occupied territories. Instead of a humanitarian win, the company set off a legal battle with its owner, Unilever. → Read More

Love Steak? This Lab-Grown Meat Startup Wants to Win You Over

Israel’s Aleph Farms is unique among emerging cultivated meat producers in offering steaks, but first, the company has to get approval to sell it somewhere. → Read More

America’s Convention Center Kings Want You Wearing Lanyards Again

The architects of Populous are schmoozing with local officials everywhere, urging them to pour money into facilities optimized for organized professional fun. → Read More

Trump’s Favorite Postmaster Is Surviving Biden—and Maybe Even Saving the USPS

A lot of people thought Louis DeJoy would be shown the door. That’s only made his recent successes sweeter. → Read More

First Task for the Teamsters’ Next Boss: Take On UPS

The 1.4 million-member union is choosing a new president. The leading contender, Sean O’Brien, can’t wait to slug it out with the shipping giant—and then Amazon. → Read More

Papa John Is Still Obsessed With Papa John’s

John Schnatter stepped down as the pizza chain’s chairman following revelations he’d uttered a racist slur. Now he’s cashed out over $500 million in stock and wants to clear his name. → Read More

How Netflix’s Lupin Pulled Off the Perfect Heist (Show)

The hit series mixes familiar elements, new twists, and the je ne sais quoi of French star Omar Sy. → Read More

The U.S. Postal Service Finds a Champion in Biden, Despite DeJoy

Its finances are a mess and service has declined, but bipartisan postal reform is on the horizon. → Read More

Midtown Is Still Empty, and Landlords Are Sounding the Alarm

Developer Aby Rosen would really like this whole work-from-home thing to be temporary. And by the way you should see what he’s done with the Chrysler Building. → Read More

The Latest Startups in Music Are Banking on Analog Technology

A growing number of entrepreneurs are alleviating the bottleneck in pressing vinyl records. → Read More

The Postal Service Can Handle Mail-In Voting, But It’s Still Facing a Reckoning

If Trump wins, his new postmaster general wants to fundamentally reshape the service. Heads up, Alaska. → Read More

Small-Business Owners Say PPP Isn’t the Solution They Need

Paying employees not to work won’t save anyone’s company. → Read More

The U.S. Postal Service Has Never Been More Important, or More Endangered

The agency was already facing tumbling mail volume, financial losses, and hostility from Washington. And then coronavirus hit. → Read More

Amtrak CEO Has a Plan for Profitability, and You Won’t Like It

Chopping up long-haul routes and saying goodbye to traditional dining-car service are part of former Delta chief Richard Anderson’s solution. Train lovers aren’t thrilled. → Read More

Bob Iger Takes the Gloves Off for Disney’s Streaming Debut

Disney+ looks like the future of the house of mouse. It could also define the CEO’s legacy when he retires in 2021. → Read More

Steven Mnuchin Is Still Standing

Trump’s Treasury secretary has pushed tax cuts and sanctions and has learned to keep his head down in the trade war. → Read More

Trump’s Pick to Lead Weather Agency Spent 30 Years Fighting It

A high-pressure lobbying system raises the question: Who owns the weather? → Read More

Mick Mulvaney Is Having a Blast Running the Agency He Detests

Trump’s pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says he wants to give it the credibility of the SEC. → Read More

Trump Wanted to Double Amazon Postal Rates, Washington Post Says

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump pushed U.S. Postal Service officials to double package delivery rates paid by Inc. and other companies, the Washington Post reported, highlighting that his beef with the e-commerce giant and founder Jeff Bezos goes beyond tweets. Trump pressured U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to raise Amazon's rates, which Brennan resisted by explaining… → Read More

Trump Wanted to Double Amazon’s Postal Rates, Report Says

President Donald Trump pushed U.S. Postal Service officials to double package delivery rates paid by Amazon and other companies, the Washington Post reported. → Read More