Search Results for:

You are here

Facebook is eyeing offices in cities like Dallas, Atlanta, and Denver to act as 'hubs' to support 50% of its workers staying remote — and it's a move that could upend Silicon Valley and NYC real estate
News 1 month ago
Facebook is eyeing offices in cities like Dallas, Atlanta, and Denver to act as 'hubs' to support 50% of its workers staying remote — and it's a move that could upend Silicon Valley and NYC real estate

Mark Zuckerberg said Facebook plans to allow half of its employees to work remotely within the next 5-10 years. The announcement is a major...

Share
WeWork could fail as costs spiral and social distancing hits offices, real-estate boss predicts
News 1 month ago
WeWork could fail as costs spiral and social distancing hits offices, real-estate boss predicts

WeWork could collapse within years as its costs balloon and social-distancing measures sap demand for shared workspaces, real-estate investor...

Share
Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft will let employees work from home through 2020 or longer. Here's how tech companies are reconsidering remote work in the wake of COVID-19. (MSFT, AAPL, FB, GOOG, AMZN, TWTR)
News 1 month ago
Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft will let employees work from home through 2020 or longer. Here's how tech companies are reconsidering remote work in the wake of COVID-19. (MSFT, AAPL, FB, GOOG, AMZN, TWTR)

Tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon have announced plans — with varying degrees of specificity — outlining how employees...

Share
50 stores that offer military discounts all year long — including Under Armour, Nike, and L.L.Bean
News 1 month ago
50 stores that offer military discounts all year long — including Under Armour, Nike, and L.L.Bean

Veterans and active-duty members of the US Armed Forces — and often their immediate family members, too — are eligible for both Memorial Day and...

Share
Photos from across the US show what the new normal looks like as states reopen — from temperature scanners at the Apple store to marked circles at public parks
News 1 month ago
Photos from across the US show what the new normal looks like as states reopen — from temperature scanners at the Apple store to marked circles at public parks

While states are re-opening, life is not going back to normal just yet. Pictures from across the country show how people are adapting to living in...

Share
CEOs of the 6 biggest advertising holding companies outline how they're planning to return to business post-pandemic
News 1 month ago
CEOs of the 6 biggest advertising holding companies outline how they're planning to return to business post-pandemic

CEOs of top ad holding companies WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, IPG, Dentsu, and MDC Partners are starting to focus on bringing staff back to the office...

Share
Illinois imposed a swift lockdown, while Iowa never ordered residents to stay home. A comparison of bordering counties reveals the price Iowa paid.
News 1 month ago
Illinois imposed a swift lockdown, while Iowa never ordered residents to stay home. A comparison of bordering counties reveals the price Iowa paid.

A new study compares coronavirus cases in Iowa, which never imposed a stay-at-home order, to cases in Illinois, where officials implemented a swift...

Share
Target's digital sales grew 282% annually in April
News 1 month ago
Target's digital sales grew 282% annually in April

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence, a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about...

Share
Shoppers stormed TJ Maxx stores when they reopened, driving sales higher than last year
News 1 month ago
Shoppers stormed TJ Maxx stores when they reopened, driving sales higher than last year

TJ Maxx parent company TJX Companies said sales were up at stores that have reopened since shutting down in response to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Share
The best car rental companies
News 1 month ago
The best car rental companies

As states start to reopen and Americans consider safe summer travel, more people are likely to hit the roads in a bid to avoid air travel. For...

Share
People aren't looking to buy in big cities — the 20 hottest metro housing markets in April proves it
News 1 month ago
People aren't looking to buy in big cities — the 20 hottest metro housing markets in April proves it

A recent report by Realtor.com found April's 20 most in-demand cities for potential homebuyers. The report measured the 40 largest US metro areas...

Share
From testing to face masks, here's a comprehensive guide to safely bringing workers back to the office, according to the largest workplace clinic company
News 1 month ago
From testing to face masks, here's a comprehensive guide to safely bringing workers back to the office, according to the largest workplace clinic company

Premise Health, the largest operator of onsite clinics in the US, built a playbook to help employers safely bring their employees back to the...

Share
The 20 highest-paying college majors in the US
News 1 month ago
The 20 highest-paying college majors in the US

If you're considering what to study in college, the following majors all earn on average over $121,000 annually. Using Census data, we ranked the...

Share
This billion-dollar startup helps neighbors and local businesses stay connected and help each other during the COVID-19 lockdown
News 1 month ago
This billion-dollar startup helps neighbors and local businesses stay connected and help each other during the COVID-19 lockdown

During the COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing requirements can make neighbors feel distant despite their living nearby. The networking service...

Share
Apple is reopening 25 of its stores in the US this week
News 1 month ago
Apple is reopening 25 of its stores in the US this week

Apple is reopening 25 stores in seven US states, the company told 9 to 5 Mac. Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's SVP of Retail and People, published a blog...

Share
A grocery store owner in a remote Alaskan town is making weekly 14-hour boat trips to Costco to restock his shelves
News 1 month ago
A grocery store owner in a remote Alaskan town is making weekly 14-hour boat trips to Costco to restock his shelves

After the coronavirus pandemic stopped the ferry service that delivers inventory to his grocery store, Toshua Parker started making weekly trips to...

Share
The future of work, the changing shape of the office, and the end of business travel
News 1 month ago
The future of work, the changing shape of the office, and the end of business travel

Hello! The coronavirus has affected everything, from how we work and take care of one another, to how we shop, pay, and entertain ourselves. To...

Share
An inside look at life in the Los Angeles Eco-Village, where neighbors share everything from personal values to meals — and how they've had to adapt during a pandemic
News 1 month ago
An inside look at life in the Los Angeles Eco-Village, where neighbors share everything from personal values to meals — and how they've had to adapt during a pandemic

Devon Fitzgerald lives with his fiance, Jessica Ruvalcaba, and their two children in the Los Angeles Eco-Village. They moved there five years ago...

Share
A real estate investor who was able to retire at the age of 37 breaks down how he makes $15,000 a month in passive income
News 1 month ago
A real estate investor who was able to retire at the age of 37 breaks down how he makes $15,000 a month in passive income

On a recent episode of the podcast "The Side Hustle Show," hosted by Nick Loper, real estate investor Dustin Heiner explained how he was able to...

Share
The remote-work boom born from the COVID-19 lockdown has prompted some tech workers to reconsider living in the Bay Area. The region's rivals see it as a growth opportunity.
News 1 month ago
The remote-work boom born from the COVID-19 lockdown has prompted some tech workers to reconsider living in the Bay Area. The region's rivals see it as a growth opportunity.

Coronavirus is prompting some tech workers to consider leaving the Bay Area. They're betting that permanent work-from-home policies will become...

Share
Zoom's CFO explains why its building two new physical offices outside of Silicon Valley to hire 500 engineers (ZM)
News 1 month ago
Zoom's CFO explains why its building two new physical offices outside of Silicon Valley to hire 500 engineers (ZM)

Zoom is opening new R&D centers in Phoenix and Pittsburgh where it plans to hire a combined 500 new engineers over the next several years. This...

Share
11 questions to ask your lender when deferring mortgage payments during the coronavirus
News 1 month ago
11 questions to ask your lender when deferring mortgage payments during the coronavirus

Asking your lender about the mortgage deferral process can help you understand what you're getting into — and maybe even decide whether you want to...

Share
Stores without online shopping like TJ Maxx, Ross, and Dollar General are at risk of becoming 'irrelevant' in a post-pandemic world, analysts say
News 1 month ago
Stores without online shopping like TJ Maxx, Ross, and Dollar General are at risk of becoming 'irrelevant' in a post-pandemic world, analysts say

A select group of brick and mortar retailers was defying the retail apocalypse before the pandemic hit and reporting quarter after quarter of...

Share
Leaked email reveals that makeup startup Glossier has continued to pay its retail employees through the shutdown, but hints at threat of layoffs at the end of May
News 1 month ago
Leaked email reveals that makeup startup Glossier has continued to pay its retail employees through the shutdown, but hints at threat of layoffs at the end of May

Glossier has continued to compensate its retail employees despite its stores being closed since mid-March, a leaked email obtained by Business...

Share
Retailers in the UK should adjust to these 3 realities before reopening their stores post lockdown
News 1 month ago
Retailers in the UK should adjust to these 3 realities before reopening their stores post lockdown

Retailers in the UK should be looking to build customer confidence before reopening their stores while navigating through the Covid-19 pandemic, a...

Share
The UK is set to have at least 95,000 tonnes of unwanted potatoes after the coronavirus lockdown closed fish and chip shops
News 1 month ago
The UK is set to have at least 95,000 tonnes of unwanted potatoes after the coronavirus lockdown closed fish and chip shops

The closure of takeaways and restaurants has left UK farmers with millions of unwanted potatoes. Boris Johnson's government closed down the...

Share
'It's a slap in the face': Amazon is handing out 'Thank you' t-shirts to warehouse workers as it cuts their hazard pay
News 1 month ago
'It's a slap in the face': Amazon is handing out 'Thank you' t-shirts to warehouse workers as it cuts their hazard pay

Amazon has started to phase out policies brought in to help its warehouse staff deal with working during the coronavirus pandemic. Last month it...

Share
Millennials and baby boomers were both expected to shake up the housing market in 2020. Here's how the pandemic has changed the market for both generations — and why boomers are likely to emerge the winners.
News 1 month ago
Millennials and baby boomers were both expected to shake up the housing market in 2020. Here's how the pandemic has changed the market for both generations — and why boomers are likely to emerge the winners.

A report by Realtor.com predicts that home sales will rebound in July, August, and September as buyers return to the market, but will turn negative...

Share
4 ways offices will have to change when they reopen to avoid contagion and a second round of lockdowns
News 1 month ago
4 ways offices will have to change when they reopen to avoid contagion and a second round of lockdowns

Americans don't think their jobs will return to normal after the pandemic. A study from the business advisory firm, Brunswick found that 47% of...

Share
The coronavirus pandemic has given Amazon the perfect opportunity to swoop in on the $300 billion global luxury market (AMZN)
News 1 month ago
The coronavirus pandemic has given Amazon the perfect opportunity to swoop in on the $300 billion global luxury market (AMZN)

Amazon has been trying to break into the $300 billion global luxury market for some time. This week, it made a breakthrough by partnering with...

Share