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Summary

In this issue:

"Why Everyone in Hollywood and Silicon Valley is stalking J. J. Abrams": While the rest of Hollywood chases Netflix, super-producer J. J. Abrams is approaching entertainment in an entirely new way: toys, video games, music, and a whole lot more.

"Meet the Woman Behind Amazon's Explosive Growth": Amazon's HR chief, former engineer Beth Galetti, is hiring hundreds of people a day. As the company's workforce swells, so do her challenges.

"Fashion's Plastic Problem Is Bigger Than You Can Imagine – but This Brand Is Finding New Ways to Solve It": Upstart clothing brand Everlane has a knack for upending—and resetting—fashion-industry norms. Can its effort to wean itself off virgin plastic help move an industry that’s drowning in carbon-intensive synthetics?

"How Lacrosse Star Paul Rabil Aims to Redefine Professional Sports": With the new Premier Lacrosse League, he and his brother Mike are inventing a new business model—and challenging some pro sports sacred cows.

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