Dropbox takes $400 million charge on real estate as it goes virtual

Adelicia Caree

Drew Houston, Dropbox Co-Founder and CEO, speaking at CNBC’s @Work conference in San Francisco on November 4, 2019.

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Dropbox on Thursday reported a $398.2 million one-time charge in the fourth quarter to reflect the company’s shift to remote work.

As the coronavirus emerged in the U.S. last year, companies closed offices and pushed their employees to work from their homes. Some companies observed that the remote work did not hurt — and in some cases helped — productivity and employee satisfaction, and sought to make it more permanent. That can come at a cost for companies

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4 home essentials recommended by an interior designer

Adelicia Caree

If interior designer Kiyonda Powell were to break down her design style into just a few words, she would call it “eclectic,” “casual” and “fun.”

Take one look at any of Powell’s past projects, and you’d easily agree. As the founder of a Washington D.C.-based boutique design studio, she creatively mixes textures and patterns to make beautiful and cohesive living and commercials spaces. And while her designs often showcase her artistic flair, the rooms are meant to feel livable and where “you [can] spill something and that’s OK,” she said.

“I don’t want to create spaces where people don’t

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These Fluffy Bath Towels Are the Spa-quality Upgrade Your Bathroom Needs

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I’m all about making my home as cozy as possible, no matter the season, but especially during the colder months. That includes bedding, bath linens, and loungewear that

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‘Home Improvement’ stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn reuniting for new DIY show

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‘Home Improvement’ stars Tim Allen and Richard Karn reuniting for new DIY show


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ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Tim Allen and Richard Karn, who starred as Tim and Al Borland on the ’90s sitcom Home Improvement as hosts of the fictional show Tool Time, are joining forces again nearly 20 years after the show went off the air for the new History channel series, Assembly Required. 

The 10-episode competition show is described by Allen as a “kind of a live version of Tool Time,” 

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How Compass Contracts Can Lock in Real Estate Agents

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The nightmare began a year ago.

After rebuffing Compass for several years, a New York agent finally gave into temptation.

“They sold the dream,” said the agent, who spoke on the condition of anonymity and said they were offered a lavish bonus and generous perks. But one year into a three-year contract, the agent, frustrated by what they saw as lack of support from the firm, wanted out.

But it won’t be easy to leave. As far as the agent can tell, if they left, they’d be on the hook to Compass for $400,000.

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At-home fitness and home improvement trends may be here to stay

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Consumer interest spiked in these two categories and entrepreneurs saw the demand as opportunities.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Our lives have been drastically changing over the last year since COVID-19 hit. The pandemic upended our norms and tested our personal and professional worlds. 

Now that we can see a light at the end of the tunnel, conversations about what life will look like post-pandemic are starting. Will we go back to “normal?” What trends and changes that started in response to COVID-19 will survive afterward?

An op-ed for CNBC showed fitness and health saw a 2-million-percent growth rate in consumer interest

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