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FILE - This April 18, 2019, file photo shows a sign for Zoom Video Communications ahead Nasdaq IPO in New York. Video app company Zoom said Thursday, June 11 2020, it regretted that some meetings involving U.S.-based Chinese dissidents were disrupted, as meanwhile a prominent Hong Kong activist said his account was blocked despite the city’s guarantees of free speech. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Associated Press
June 11, 2020 - 11:52 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Video app company Zoom says that it blocked several meetings and suspended the accounts of three activists at the request of the Chinese government. The company released details Thursday saying that in May and early June, the Chinese government notified it about several online...
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 11, 2020 - 5:16 pm
Sephora is the first significant business to take the Fifteen Perfect Pledge. The company promised to carry more black-owned brands at its stores across the nation.
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Johnny Lopez
June 11, 2020 - 7:29 am
There’s a new tropical beverage ready to quench your thirst this summer. Pepsi has launched their latest fruity flavor and it’s Pineapple Pepsi.
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Johnny Lopez
June 11, 2020 - 5:59 am
While stay-at-home orders are being lifted and stores are starting to reopen, it may be too late to save a number of brick-and-mortar shops. As many as 25,000 retail stores across the country could permanently shutter by the end of the year.
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Neil A. Carousso
June 10, 2020 - 1:28 pm
Corcoran said on the WCBS Small Business Spotlight, sponsored by BNB Bank, that only a few owners took her seriously when she told them to incorporate a tight team of workers into making decisions on reinventing themselves.
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FILE - In this May 21, 2020 file photo, patrons to a Starbucks in the Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park walk past stacked chairs and tables. Starbucks says that the COVID-19 pandemic caused an approximately $3 billion to $3.2 billion decline in its third-quarter consolidated revenue. The coffee chain said Wednesday, June 10, that the virus outbreak also lowered operating income by about $2 billion to $2.2. billion. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Associated Press
June 10, 2020 - 12:48 pm
Starbucks expects to lose more than $3 billion in revenue in its fiscal third quarter due to the new coronavirus, but said the disruption to its business should subside through the rest of the year. “The Starbucks brand is resilient, customer affinity is strong and we believe the most difficult...
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Johnny Lopez
June 10, 2020 - 6:59 am
After Wendy’s pulled burgers from the menu of some of their restaurants amid meat shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic, the chain announced they are almost back to their regular supply levels of beef.
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Wayne Cabot
June 05, 2020 - 8:48 pm
Three recent grads from Vanderbilt University have created a cooper, antimicrobial phone case that can fight off COVID-19 germs.
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2019, file photo, Alexis Ohanian, founder of the social media company Reddit, gives an interview in New York. Ohanian announced on Friday, June 5, 2020, his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidate. Ohanian, who is white, implicitly linked his move to protests around the globe over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in Minneapolis after a police officer pressed his knee against his neck for several minutes, even after he stopped pleading for air and became unresponsive. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Associated Press
June 05, 2020 - 5:04 pm
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced his resignation from the board of the social media site and urged the board to replace him with a black candidate. Ohanian, who is white, implicitly linked his move to protests around the globe over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died in...
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Associated Press
June 05, 2020 - 9:58 am
Stocks are rushing higher in early trading Friday after a stunningly good report on the U.S. job market gave Wall Street’s recent rally another shot of adrenaline. The S&P 500 was up 2.2% within the first 15 minutes of trading after the government said that U.S. employers added 2.5 million...
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