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I Read It So You Don’t Have To

Two reporters tell the inside story of WeWork’s dramatic rise and implosion

What did I read?

So who are Eliot Brown and Maureen Farrell?


NUMBER CRUNCH

Is the collaboration with Saks the future of the retail sector?


No Mercy No Malice

The notorious co-working giant is the beneficiary of the ongoing remote work revolution


The company plans to make over $7 billion in revenue by 2024. But first, it needs to survive.

A man wearing a face mask walks past the front of a WeWork building in Tokyo.
Photo: Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images


You can’t treat every company like a software startup darling

Adam Neumann, founder of WeWork, speaks on stage at the WeWork San Francisco Creator Awards.
Photo: Kelly Sullivan/Stringer/Getty Images


WeWork employees reflect on layoffs, while the beleaguered startup hires a 77-year-old adman to fix its brand image

Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images


Illustrations: Xavier Lalanne-Tauzia

As layoffs begin, workers band together to salvage what they can and reflect on the warning signs they wish, in retrospect, they had heeded


Illustrations: Shira Inbar

Cheni Yerushalmi of Sunshine Suites says Adam Neumann copied his business. Here’s what their story says about the gap between ideas — and execution.


The day of Daredevil founders and investors is done

Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images


Lawless startups exploiting the seams of regulation are suddenly feeling the heat—and getting burned

Four illustrated characters representing WeWork, Juul, Tesla, and Uber are in various poses, with smirks on their faces.
Illustration: Mica Warren

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