With Wages Rising, The Fast Food Industry Plans Its Next Move
Fast food companies have built their empires by paying workers the least that is legally required, often with an aim to keep their prices low. Now, around the country, the cost of doing business for these employers looks set to rise as lawmakers seriously consider minimum wages increases.
What began as a small... Read More
What about all the good things cops do? (Like this brilliant idea)
We've all been there: You find a good deal for something on craigslist or on a local Facebook buy/sell/trade group, but you're not sure where to meet the person to get the deal done.
Most people opt to meet in a public, well-lit and traveled place. Like a grocery store or a gas station.
But some lucky cities... Read More
Target Under Fire for 'Objectifying' T-Shirt for Women
This “Trophy” T-shirt, on sale at Target, has sparked an online backlash against the retailer, says Yahoo.
The black shirt , which has the word “trophy” in bold white letters across the front and costs $12.99, has many slamming the retailer for treating women and girls as objects.
A number of customers... Read More
Prime Day will be back next year
Amazon has declared its Prime Day a success, and says it will hold the 24-hour sale again next year, USA TODAY reports.
Prime Day surpassed Black Friday in terms of orders, which were up 18% over Black Friday 2014, the company said Thursday. It also said that customers ordered 34.4... Read More
Angry Amazon customers vent over sale fail
It's not living up to the hype.
Unhappy Amazon shoppers vented on Wednesday about its "Prime Day" sales, slamming the online retailer with the hashtags that included: #unhappyPrimeDay, #AmazonFail, #gobacktosleep, and #PrimeDayFail.
Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) had promoted the 24-hour sale event as having "more... Read More
Walmart launches rival sale to Amazon's Prime Day
The Walmart vs. Amazon fight for retail domination just escalated, uSA TODAY reports.
Not one to let Amazon steal the sales spotlight, Walmart will launch a rival sale Wednesday to Amazon's recently announced Prime Day, including more than 2,000 online exclusive "rollbacks," Walmart's word for discounts.
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