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Recent articles by Rachel:

More than 110,000 eating and drinking establishments closed in 2020

More than 110,000 eating and drinking establishments in the United States closed for business—temporarily or permanently—last year, with nearly 2.5 million jobs erased from pre-pandemic levels, according to the National Restaurant Association. → Read More

Exclusive: Vans creator penning memoir with inside details about the iconic shoe brand

You may not know their creator, but you certainly know the shoes. → Read More

Exclusive: Harry’s Labs takes a skin care approach to hair care with new brand Headquarters

The new products address the one part of consumers’ skin that’s too often ignored: the scalp. → Read More

The founder who decided to to stop fundraising and instead hold onto her equity

Many founders fall into the trap of believing that fundraising is a rite of passage in the startup world. But it can also be hugely distracting, discouraging, and if you are a female, the odds aren't good. → Read More

This female-founded face mask brand had a wait-list of more than 40,000 customers

The company's masks have been photographed on numerous celebrities, including Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Katie Holmes, and Jennifer Lopez. → Read More

Marie Kondo is back with a new collaboration to keep you organized while staying at home

The Container Store x KonMari collaboration features product collections for different categories and areas of the home, from closet and wardrobe to kitchen and pantry. → Read More

Backed by Chelsea Clinton's venture capital fund, startup Alula aims to make having cancer less lonely

Alula hosts a marketplace of products curated by cancer patients and approved by medical experts, with the ability to create personalized registries for the items a patient really needs. → Read More

Menstrual cups: Sustainable period care startup Nixit says it can reduce personal waste by 93% in a year

Since launching in 2019, Nixit has saved more than 42 million period products from going to landfill. → Read More

The online grocery startup betting big on the pandemic shift in grocery shopping

Hive is an online marketplace for premium sustainable goods, including snacks, seasonings, cleaning supplies, baby products, and more. → Read More

10 of the best new books coming out in January 2021

Highlights include a novel about what it's like being the only Black person at a tech startup; a sardonic guide to surviving office life (whenever we go back); and a bundle of new essays from one of the lauded American writers of her generation. → Read More

What we are looking forward to in 2021

From a trip to the library to eating indoors with peace of mind. → Read More

The top 10 business ebooks and audiobooks checked out from public libraries in 2020

To meet increased demand, OverDrive donated no-cost ebooks and audiobooks to more than 19,000 public libraries worldwide. → Read More

What another lockdown means for January gym sales

A common assumption is that following the previous holiday season of festivities and New Year's resolutions, gyms are busier than ever in January and February. → Read More

Tried and true tips and tricks for getting over jet lag

Fortune's frequent fliers share their tips and tricks to recover from the worst of it quickly. → Read More

Articles by Rachel King

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From 'World Travel' to 'How to Avoid a Climate Disaster': 21 new books coming out in 2021

A sampling of nonfiction and fiction works to consider reading as they're published during in the first half of 2021. → Read More

The best business documentaries, movies, and TV shows to stream during your time off

In case you're looking for some new (or at least, new to you) content to stream. → Read More

How Hawaii’s COVID-19 testing program could serve as the blueprint for a broader reopening of international travel

All travelers to Hawaii are required to submit a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous 72 hours to avoid a mandatory 14-day quarantine. Could this be the roadmap for reopening international travel, even as approved vaccines start to roll out in the coming months? → Read More

The best books of 2020, according to Fortune staff

Amid everything that happened this year, at least there were plenty of good books to read. → Read More

This new sneaker brand is meant for health care workers

Clove could be the new Figs for health care workers when it comes to footwear. → Read More