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Gender neutral clothes are the next big thing in fashion

Gender neutral clothes are the next big thing in fashion

When walking into a traditional department store or browsing your favorite online retailer, shoppers typically navigate clothing options by first choosing a section based on its gender label: Men’s or Women’s, Girl’s or Boy’s. But some fashion-lovers don’t identify within this gender binary, and they, and in particular Gen Z consumers, are creating demand for…MORE

Amazon ditched cannabis testing, and more employers will likely follow

Amazon ditched cannabis testing, and more employers will likely follow

Amazon certainly wasn’t the first major corporation to arrive at the cannabis reform party, but it sure made one of the biggest entrances to-date when it publicly pledged to relax its drug testing policies and also to back federal legalization efforts. And now it’s a question of how many others will follow — especially during…MORE

This year’s Prime Day broke sales records

This year’s Prime Day broke sales records

Shoppers aren’t showing any signs of getting tired of Amazon Prime Day, even though some sellers had said they weren’t planning on offering deals this year. Amazon said that Prime Day, held this past Monday and Tuesday, was the biggest two-day sales period for third-party sellers in the company’s history. Amazon said sales from third-party…MORE

‘Sexy Beasts’ is more fever dream than dating show, and it’s vital to Netflix

‘Sexy Beasts’ is more fever dream than dating show, and it’s vital to Netflix

Dating is hard. But at least it doesn’t require you to woo your beloved while dressed as a dolphin and they’re in full makeup, wearing a scarecrow outfit. Unless you’re a contestant on Netflix’s new series,”Sexy Beasts.” More fever dream than dating competition, “Sexy Beasts” is the latest reality series from the streamer. The show,…MORE

New York’s economy is America’s worst

New York’s economy is America’s worst

The US economy is inching back to normal. But the recovery remains uneven and some states are lagging behind in the race to get back to pre-pandemic strength — especially New York. Although several states’ economies have already fully recovered — and are even outpacing — their pre-Covid levels of economic activity, New York is…MORE

Morgan Stanley’s New York office bans unvaccinated staff and clients

Morgan Stanley’s New York office bans unvaccinated staff and clients

Morgan Stanley plans to ban workers from its New York headquarters if they have not received a Covid-19 vaccine. The rule will apply to non-vaccinated guests and clients as well. According to a source close to the company, Morgan Stanley said in a memo to its employees in the New York metropolitan area that all…MORE

The Ever Given could soon be released by the Suez Canal

The Ever Given could soon be released by the Suez Canal

A deal to release the Ever Given could soon be reached, freeing the quarter-mile-long container ship and the hundreds of millions of dollars worth of cargo it was carrying when it blocked the Suez Canal three months ago. An Egyptian court seized the ship and its 18,300 containers, after the Suez Canal Authority filed a…MORE

Warren Buffett resigns from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett resigns from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Warren Buffett has resigned from his trustee position at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the 90-year-old investor announced Wednesday. In a statement, Buffett didn’t specify why he’s leaving the foundation, but noted he has already resigned from all corporate boards other than Berkshire Hathaway’s. Buffett added that the foundation’s new CEO, Mark Suzman, is…MORE

The global recovery is running red hot. Here’s proof

The global recovery is running red hot. Here’s proof

Supply chain issues and other post-pandemic headaches can’t mask this reality: The global economic recovery is powering ahead. What’s happening: Business activity within the 19 countries that use the euro grew at the fastest rate in 15 years in June, according to the Purchasing Managers’ Index from IHS Markit, a closely-monitored source of data. Meanwhile,…MORE

Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy newspaper closes as Beijing tightens its grip

Hong Kong’s biggest pro-democracy newspaper closes as Beijing tightens its grip

One year was all it took for a Beijing-imposed National Security Law to take down Hong Kong’s largest and loudest pro-democracy newspaper. Next Media announced Wednesday that Apple Daily, its flagship tabloid, would publish its final copy Thursday due to an untenable environment in which its journalists had been arrested and millions of dollars in…MORE

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