Category Archives: CNN – Business

American Airlines and JetBlue sued by DOJ over their airline alliance
Joe Raedle/Getty Images

American Airlines and JetBlue sued by DOJ over their airline alliance

The Department of Justice has sued two major airlines on Tuesday, alleging the companies created an alliance that raised prices and reduced choice for air passengers traveling to and from major cities in the United States’ Northeast region. JetBlue and American Airlines last year created the “Northeast Alliance” that operates out of four major airports…MORE

Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up
CNN

Airbnb CEO: We had to rebuild our company from the ground up

Airbnb has been on a wild ride. Many had doubted it could survive as Covid cases soared and the company lost 80% of its business. But now things are turning around for the vacation home rental business, with users booking longer stays thanks to greater flexibility in the way we live, work and travel. Co-founder…MORE

This lipstick has been around for decades. Now stores can’t keep it in stock
From Clinique

This lipstick has been around for decades. Now stores can’t keep it in stock

Clinique Black Honey lip color launched when Richard Nixon was president, but all these decades later it has gone viral on TikTok. Now, beauty stores and retailers can’t keep it on shelves. After it was introduced in 1971, the lipstick, which is known for its versatility and ability to complement a wide range of skin…MORE

Here’s why the Fed won’t announce tapering this week
Al Drago/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Here’s why the Fed won’t announce tapering this week

The Federal Reserve is unlikely to take its foot off the stimulus gas pedal this week as the recovery has run into some roadblocks. Most notably: the Delta variant. Mere weeks ago, investors were convinced the central bank would announce a tapering of its massive pandemic stimulus program at its September meeting, which began Tuesday.…MORE

This Aston Martin for children might cost more than your real car
Aston Martin

This Aston Martin for children might cost more than your real car

For kids interested in practicing their spycraft, Aston Martin is offering the perfect tool. It’s a battery-powered Aston Martin DB5, small enough for children to drive, and complete with various James Bond-style gadgets one could use to evade capture. It even goes pretty fast. Produced by The Little Car Company, which also made a tiny…MORE

Think remote meetings are hard? Hybrid meetings are much more complicated
Luis Alvarez/Digital Vision/Getty Images

Think remote meetings are hard? Hybrid meetings are much more complicated

Think all-remote meetings are difficult? Running an effective and productive meeting is going to be even harder in a hybrid office…at least at first. When everyone is in person in the same room or when they are squished into the same small virtual boxes, the playing field is even for everyone participating in the meeting.…MORE

Exclusive: ESPN to debut its first all-women baseball broadcast
Getty Images

Exclusive: ESPN to debut its first all-women baseball broadcast

Melanie Newman and Jessica Mendoza aren’t done making history. The two sports announcers will be ESPN’s first all-woman broadcast team for a nationally televised Major League Baseball game on September 29. The game will mark the first time ESPN has had an all-woman broadcast team for a MLB, NBA, NFL regular season or playoff game.…MORE

Why authors and booksellers want you to order your holiday gifts now
Adobe Stock

Why authors and booksellers want you to order your holiday gifts now

In the last year, the supply chain has become less of a chain, and more of a fraying thread. Almost every industry has experienced issues, and even some of the world’s biggest companies have not been immune — with experts warning that disruptions, especially around holiday shopping, are inevitable. In all manner of ways, the…MORE

Gannett under fire for staffers working overtime without pay
Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty Images

Gannett under fire for staffers working overtime without pay

The NewsGuild, a labor union that represents thousands of journalists, is investigating the workplace culture of US newspaper conglomerate Gannett, starting with the issue of unpaid overtime work. NewsGuild President Jon Schleuss sent a letter to Gannett CEO Mike Reed last Friday about the union’s plan to launch an investigation and requested the company do…MORE

McDonald’s is giving its Happy Meal toys a makeover
Daniel Acker/Bloomberg/Getty Images

McDonald’s is giving its Happy Meal toys a makeover

McDonald’s pledged Tuesday to significantly reduce the use of plastics in its Happy Meal toys worldwide, two years after the fast food giant faced backlash in the United Kingdom over environmental concerns. For McDonald’s young customers, that means instead of some plastic figurines, they’ll get 3-D paper-based toys they can put together themselves. Some paper-based…MORE

Playlist

Headlines