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We're looking for the fullest inbox in America

Oct 24, 2014
Email is terrible. We send a lot of it.

The numbers for October 24, 2014

Oct 24, 2014
Amazon is taking a $170 million hit on the Fire phone. Let's do the numbers.
Posted In: Amazon, Ebola, social media, holiday shopping
Gerardo Zamudio, a truck delivery driver for UPS, makes sure the packages in his truck are organized at a distribution hub in Miami. This year, UPS plans to hire 95,000 seasonal workers for the upcoming holidays.

UPS hiring 95,000 workers for holiday season

Oct 24, 2014
As e-commerce grows, so do holiday shipping demands.
Posted In: UPS, holiday shopping, seasonal hiring
Decorated toilets are displayed as part of a public art installation to mark World Toilet Day in San Francisco. On average, there are 83 residential toilets for every 100 people nationwide.

A game of (porcelain) thrones

Oct 23, 2014
Yes, they actually counted how many toilets exist in your city.
Posted In: toilet, real estate, city planning
An AT&T worker holds up the new Amazon Fire phone at an AT&T store when it went on sale July 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Amazon earnings: the experiment (and losses) continue

Oct 23, 2014
The everything store with everything but profits.
Posted In: Amazon, earnings report, losses
 A woman works online in her cubicle at an office in Beijing. Email has become a workplace imperative, but managing it is a different story.

Tackling email overload: Lost cause, or noble battle?

Oct 23, 2014
Google tries to reinvent email with its new invitation-only Inbox.
Posted In: email, Google, e-mail, productivity
 A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 21. With a recent trend of dismal earnings for the likes of IBM, Coke and McDonald's, some blue chip stocks appear to have lost their sheen

Blue chips: down, but not out

Oct 23, 2014
With news of dismal earnings, are blue chips losing their sheen?
Posted In: earnings report, blue chip companies, McDonald's, Coke, IBM

Southwest tries to get back on schedule

Oct 23, 2014
An attempt to squeeze out extra profits created turbulence.
Posted In: southwest, Airlines
Online retailers like Amazon are upping the price to qualify for free shipping this year.

Customers must spend more for free shipping

Oct 22, 2014
Online retailers raise average cost of qualifying for service.
Posted In: free shipping, online retail, retail sales

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