Parents are starting to sweat because of empty shelves ahead of the holiday shopping season.
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(Bloomberg) -- When a fashion industry sustainability group called out China over its treatment of Uyghur Muslims, the idea was to nudge Beijing toward human-rights reforms while cleaning up a troubled corner of the $60 billion global cotton business. Western brands have learned the hard way that things don’t work that way in China.Most Read from BloombergOut-of-Practice Airline Pilots Are Making Errors Back in the AirWhy Buying a Second or Even Third Home Is Becoming More Popular Than EverThe W
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Elizabeth Holmes trial Week 6 recap: Trouble with Safeway and Walgreens deals, and how a dermatologist became the startup's lab director
Former Safeway and Walgreens executives testified about their companies' failed deals with Theranos. One said he had "never been more frustrated."
Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages heighten concerns about the country's fuel security, several sources said. At least five Chinese firms, including state major Sinopec Corp and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) and local government-backed energy distributors like Zhejiang Energy, are in discussions with U.S. exporters, mainly Cheniere Energy and Venture Global, the sources told Reuters.
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ROSCONGRESSPresident Vladimir Putin appeared to be channeling the stereotype of Russia’s uneducated working classes this week when he mocked and patronized an experienced American business journalist. Unleashing his inner gopnik during an on-stage interview, he claimed she must be too “beautiful” to understand his complex argument.The exchange took place Wednesday at a Russian Energy Week panel in Moscow moderated by CNBC journalist Hadley Gamble. The reporter had pressed Putin on reports of Rus
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The company says it fired Janneke Parrish for allegedly deleting apps off her work device. Employees suspect her dismissal was in retaliation for her work with the employee movement that is highlighting stories of discrimination and harassment.
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Capital Economics predicts WTI could fall to $57 by the end of 2022.
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After Thursday’s pullback, it’s been a bearish start to the day. A move back through to $0.000029 levels would signal a breakout day ahead, however.
The pending departures would come on the heels of an exodus of top consultants in the company’s California office.
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Thousands of Chinese workers reveal their hours as part of a campaign to 'boycott' the grueling '996' corporate culture
996 stands for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. These long hours were initially prevalent in tech firms, but have seeped into other sectors.
Since discovering the world of luxury advent calendars like Tiffany & Co.'s that's chock full of actual diamonds, we've had our hearts set on finding a suitable alternative for our own Christmas countdowns — and by this we mean one that doesn't cost more than most people's annual rent. And while there are lots of unique advent calendars worth exploring across the e-commerce world, we're keeping it simple and streamlining our search to the one destination used for pretty much everything: Amazon.
Restaurant Workers Are Sharing Why They're Done With The Service Industry, And To Say I'm Fuming With Anger Is An Understatement
"When everything shut down during COVID-19, I realized how much the place destroyed my mental health."View Entire Post ›
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Ethereum could soon hit a record high of $4,900 thanks to its growing power in the crypto market, Fundstrat says
Research house Fundstrat reckons the signs look good for ether, the cryptocurrency of the ethereum network.
(Bloomberg) -- A consortium led by Hungary’s government has offered about 4 billion euros ($4.6 billion) for full control of Budapest Airport, according to people familiar with the negotiations.Most Read from BloombergOut-of-Practice Airline Pilots Are Making Errors Back in the AirWhy Buying a Second or Even Third Home Is Becoming More Popular Than EverThe World’s Rich and Powerful Are Stashing $500 Billion in This Tax HavenThe Biggest Public Graveyard in the U.S. Is Becoming a ParkWhat Comes Af
A recent boom in oil and gas prices, along with severe weather, is making the mix of energy sources in the U.S. more expensive, volatile, and pollution-heavy.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. For young children who aren't yet eligible for the vaccine, the CDC suggests reducing risk of exposure by making sure the people around them are vaccinated. The CDC also recommends that people continue to wear masks indoors in public spaces.
My girlfriend says I should tip waitstaff at restaurants. I say they’re just doing their job, like construction workers and fast-food employees. Who’s right?
‘As long as all service staff are doing their job and getting paid an hourly wage, there is no reason to tip anyone.’
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Half of new hires immediately leave for a different job, a food wholesaler says, blaming competition for staff during a labor shortage
Food wholesaler Brakes has boosted pay by up to 20% to attract staff - and the costs may eventually be passed onto consumers, a director told the BBC.
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COVID-19 led to logjams at ports and borders that continue to ripple through many parts of our economy and everyday life. When will it get better?
Runner Mary Cain says former Nike Oregon Project coach Alberto Salazar weight-shamed her and told her that her 'breasts and bottom were too big'
Cain is suing Salazar and Nike for $20 million, claiming she was emotionally abused while training at the Nike Oregon Project.
District judge in Fort Worth, Texas, granted a restraining order in favor of employees who are suing the airline over the mandate.