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Why more companies are hiring heads of remote work

Oct 26, 2021
It's about company culture, performance management and lots of logistics.
With many companies embracing work-from-home or hybrid models, some are creating leadership positions to focus on the transition.
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Don't panic. Holiday food will be there, just more expensive.

Oct 22, 2021
The supply chain mess has raised the prices of feed, storage, shipping and materials. But the turkey and pie will be on the table.
The cost of turkey feed is higher this year, contributing to the expected higher cost of serving a Thanksgiving dinner.
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Supply chain and labor shortage concerns lead to earlier start for Black Friday deals

Oct 19, 2021
Some retailers are even starting their Black Friday deals today.
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FDA issues new sodium guidelines for the food industry

Oct 15, 2021
The agency recommended gradual changes to the salt content in 163 processed food categories -- aimed at lessening the amount of salt we eat.
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How "Squid Game," a Korean drama from Netflix, became a global hit

Oct 8, 2021
American audiences have become increasingly interested in foreign films and shows.
The trailer of "Squid Game," a dystopian drama that one media analyst calls "a story of people who are desperate financially and psychologically.”
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Bike-share programs aren't profitable but chip away at emissions

Oct 6, 2021
A new study says New York City's bike-share program saved nearly 500 tons of emissions over four years.
Bike sharing is cheaper to subsidize for the government than public transit or car infrastructure, experts say. Above, a bicyclist wipes down a Citi Bike before riding in April 2020 in New York City.
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Resale becomes fashion's fastest growing trend

Oct 5, 2021
The secondhand apparel business is growing faster than traditional and online retail.
ThredUP co-founder and CEO James Reinhart and Framebridge founder and CEO Susan Tynan speak onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019.
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Rents are rising to all-time highs

Oct 4, 2021
Nationwide, rents are up more than 13% since March of 2020.
The rent for two-bedroom units have hit a new all-time high every month since February, according to new data from the rental site Zumper.
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Banking on a vaccine-verification bonanza

Sep 30, 2021
Companies large and small are vying for a piece of what they believe will be a lucrative market for verifying shot status.
A Nitehawk Cinema worker checks for proof of COVID-19 vaccination on Sept. 8 in Brooklyn, New York.
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Dollar Tree raises prices

Sep 30, 2021
A look at what happens when inflation and supply chain problems outrun your business model.
A Dollar Tree store is seen in 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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