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Premium Retail 2021-04-16T13:23:16Z
Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster

Meet Nifty Gateway, the NFT platform acquired by the Winklevoss twins that's done $255 million in total sales while putting digital artists like Beeple on the map

Nifty Gateway wants to get NFTs into the hands of a billion people. Its twin founders are working with top talent like Beeple and Pak to get there.
Premium Retail 2021-04-16T12:45:52Z
Selina Medellin

The future of hybrid remote work is here — and 3 startups that have raised hundreds of millions in venture capital stand to benefit greatly

As businesses become more flexible with having employees in the office, startups providing unique accommodations to remote workers are set to benefit.
Retail 2021-04-16T10:47:33Z
Impossible Foods

Impossible Foods hires former Apple creative director Steve Turner, who helped launch some of the tech giant's most iconic products

Plant-based burger company Impossible Foods said Steve Turner, a former Apple exec, would oversee its global marketing.
Tech 2021-04-18T16:12:54Z

WATCH: US regulator released a terrifying video of a child being dragged under a Peloton treadmill to drive 合约数字币和虚拟币home their urgent warning about the equipment

The US Consumer Product Safety Commission warned consumers to stop using their Peloton Tread+ after incidents of children being sucked underneath.
Premium Opinion 2021-04-18T14:02:00Z

You should eat more filet mignon

The special-occasion steak isn't as expensive as you think, is relatively low in fat, and makes an easy weeknight meal at 合约数字币和虚拟币home.
Retail 2021-04-18T12:56:00Z

I tried Walmart's grocery pickup and now I'm never going back to shopping in store

Walmart grocery pickup is my preferred way to shop now, and it's so easy to use I have no plans to stop using it.
Retail 2021-04-18T12:01:00Z

CVS is investing in healthy food and Beyond Meat burgers, which could drastically improve quality food choices to Americans in "food deserts"

Bringing Beyond Meat and other "better for you" snack options to CVS locations might lessen the reliance on junk food in "food deserts."
Premium Retail 2021-04-18T11:33:00Z

A grocery delivery startup has raised $14.5 million by aiming squarely at market leader Instacart’s most annoying flaw

Farmstead is a "ghost grocer" created by an ex-Yahoo engineer, doing what Instacart can't do: No replacements, and "a perfect order every time."
Retail 2021-04-17T16:53:02Z

Regulators urge safety recall of $4,295 Peloton treadmill after child dies

"This doesn't happen with other treadmills," an official told The Washington Post after reports of the child's death and numerous other injuries.
Tech 2021-04-17T13:15:00Z

The US produces just 12% of the world's computer chip supply. Here's why it's trailing China when it comes to manufacturing and how it plans to get ahead.

The US doesn't incentivize chip-making as foreign governments do, but President Biden has a $50 billion plan to boost domestic manufacturing.
Retail 2021-04-17T12:51:00Z

I went to Dunkin' and Starbucks to compare their drive-thrus, and I'm convinced they're after totally different customers

Dunkin' has more drive-thrus in the US than Starbucks, and is consistently one of the fastest, while Starbucks offers more customizations.
Premium Retail 2021-04-17T12:30:00Z

The pandemic ravaged the comic-book industry, shuttering stores and hurting its major distributor, but independent businesses and creators on Kickstarter are leading the way to a new era

Experts believe comic-book publishing is poised to emerge stronger postpandemic as new opportunities are presented to a fresh group of entrepreneurs.
Retail 2021-04-17T12:22:00Z

A labor shortage is forcing chains like Subway and Dunkin' to cut hours, close dining rooms, and push employees to work harder than ever

McDonald's, Subway, Dunkin' and other fast-food chains are scrambling to find workers to fill open positions as the economy reopens.
Premium Retail 2021-04-17T11:13:00Z

A digital artist who made $700,000 off one NFT drop explains how to stand out as a creator and thrive at selling virtual art

"I'm never trying to design something to please or satisfy someone else," said David Brodeur, an NFT artist known as "Brilly."
Personal Finance 2021-04-16T21:20:48Z

Chase Offers can get you cash back with Starbucks, J. Crew, and TurboTax just for having a credit card — these are some of the best deals available now

Chase Offers are cash-back deals for cardholders at merchants, restaurants, travel providers, and services. Here are some of the best available now.
Retail 2021-04-16T18:25:27Z

A Florida McDonald's is paying people $50 just to show up for a job interview, and it's still struggling to find applicants

The McDonald's franchisee who owns the restaurant, Blake Casper, told Insider that restaurants are "scrambling for help."
Retail 2021-04-16T16:52:38Z

Golden Corral's CEO reveals how the chain implemented a drive-thru-less drive-thru

Buffets were closed around the US, effectively shutting the chain down, so Golden Corral experimented with a virtual drive-thru.
Premium Media 2021-04-16T15:33:14Z

New data reveals the top 10 brands on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube — from Shein to Epic Games

From casual mentions to paid sponsorships with influencers, brands rely on social-media platforms like Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube for promotion.
Premium Retail 2021-04-16T15:32:13Z

Catholic sisters in Wisconsin are using their shares in Walmart to demand the retailer raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 for all employees

Walmart has long been a target for shareholders advocating for workers' rights, such as the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration.
Retail 2021-04-16T15:15:24Z

Amazon is reportedly creating a furniture-assembly service that would task delivery drivers with building items for customers

If the customer doesn't like the item after it's assembled or installed, the delivery driver would have to take it back, according to a new report.
Retail 2021-04-16T15:01:00Z

MOBILE ORDER-AHEAD AND DELIVERY: How leading payments facilitators can help restaurants tap into industry demand and win volume

This report scopes the digital ordering opportunity and explains why it's ripe for payments providers if they work to seize the current momentum.
Retail 2021-04-16T14:41:30Z

Disneyland tickets are on sale, and people say they're waiting over 8 hours in virtual lines to buy them

The park will reopen at limited capacity and for California residents only on April 30 after being closed for more than a year.
Retail 2021-04-16T09:39:56Z

H&M now lets you hire a men's suit for free — if you can return it within 24 hours

H&M customers can book their suit online and use it for 24 hours, before returning the suit to a dry-cleaning company H&M is working with.
News 2021-04-16T08:09:42Z

FedEx to 'reevaluate' its policy requiring employees to lock up phones during shifts following Thursday's shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis

FedEx employees can't access their cellphones while working, which made it harder for family members to find out whether their loved ones were safe.
Retail 2021-04-15T23:51:28Z

Why professional violin bows are so expensive

Each bow requires raw materials from specific regions of the world, like horsehair from Mongolia that costs $900 a pound.
Retail 2021-04-15T23:50:00Z

Why Australian black opal is one of the most expensive gemstones in the world

Lightning Ridge in Australia is renowned for its black opal. But even for an expert miner, finding high-quality black opal isn't easy.
Transportation 2021-04-15T21:08:20Z

The US is facing a supply-chain crisis as 21 cargo ships float off the coast of LA waiting to dock

Port delays in Southern California are helping drive shortages and delivery delays in the US, as massive cargo ships wait weeks to dock and unload.
Reviews 2021-04-15T20:14:40Z

6 flower delivery services that offer same-day and next-day delivery for Mother's Day and beyond

Flower bouquets are great gifts for mom, and you can find freshly cut Mother's Day flowers for as little as $30 with same- or next-day delivery.
Transportation 2021-04-15T18:25:18Z

Matchbox will sell an eco-friendly Tesla Roadster toy, and you'll probably be able to buy one before the real thing

The 99%-recycled Tesla Roadster goes on sale in 2022. It's part of Mattel's push toward environmental sustainability.
Retail 2021-04-15T18:06:46Z

Adidas announces new shoe made from mushroom leather

The new Stan Smith Mylo is made from materials derived from mushroom and aims to add to Adidas' sustainability efforts.
Premium Retail 2021-04-15T16:43:36Z
Premium Retail 2021-04-15T15:59:43Z

How Tempo CEO Moawia Eldeeb tripled the valuation of his virtual 合约数字币和虚拟币home-gym startup in a year to become a top contender in the digital-fitness wars

Tempo is setting itself apart in an increasingly crowded industry by using 3D sensor technology to replicate a high-end personal training experience.
Retail 2021-04-15T15:33:30Z

Amazon reveals how much it paid its median employee last year: $29,007

Jeff Bezos was paid 58 times that in 2020, with an annual compensation of $1,681,840. He made tens of billions more as Amazon's stock increased.
Transportation 2021-04-15T15:26:33Z

Walmart is investing in Cruise, GM's self-driving car company

Walmart says it wants to use the technology to bring self-driving delivery to customers and aid in last-mile logistics.
Tech 2021-04-15T14:48:53Z

Jeff Bezos says Amazon's new CEO won't have an easy job, but he's confident his successor 'won't let the universe make us typical'

"He will muster the energy needed to keep alive in us what makes us special," Jeff Bezos said of the new CEO. "That won't be easy, but it is critical.
Retail 2021-04-15T14:38:03Z

Kanye West's first pair of Yeezy sneakers are expected to sell for over $1 million, making them the most expensive pair ever

The previous record was set by autographed pair of Nike Air Jordan's, worn in 1985, which sold for $615,000 at Christie's last year.
Premium Strategy 2021-04-15T14:33:14Z

POWER LIST: The 12 best industries for entrepreneurs to start profitable businesses right now

Industries on the list — think pets and weddings — are slated to keep booming as the world reopens.
Retail 2021-04-15T14:29:37Z

Jeff Bezos downplays claims that Amazon workers are 'desperate souls' or 'robots' who can't take bathroom breaks, but admits the company needs to 'do a better job' for employees after their failed union push

Jeff Bezos is on the defensive about how Amazon treats its employees following the failed union vote at Amazon's Bessemer, Alabama, warehouse.
Premium Retail 2021-04-15T13:35:23Z

The co-owners of P. Terry's turned a small burger joint into a beloved Texas franchise with 20 locations. They share how they got their start and their plans for expansion.

Employees enjoy perks like access to loans and Christmas bonuses. This year, Kathy and Patrick Terry raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Politics 2021-04-15T12:45:49Z

Meet the team of Black executives who quickly mobilized hundreds of CEOs to oppose restrictive voting laws

The men, who texted and emailed hundreds of companies, didn't expect to have 700 corporations, nonprofits, and law firms sign on.
Retail 2021-04-15T12:36:58Z

Shake Shack CEO has revealed its plans for rapid expansion in Asia

CEO Randy Garutti of the fast-food chain Shake Shack said he thinks by 2025 Asia will become one of its most important markets.
Premium Premium 2021-04-15T11:01:00Z

This Taiwanese ghost kitchen is going public in Canada with ambitions of bringing Asian virtual brands to the US

JustKitchen, valued pre-market at $30 million, plans to bring popular Asian brands to the US in partnership with CloudKitchens and Kitchen United.
Retail 2021-04-15T09:40:00Z

Insider Retail: Lululemon's "toxic positivity" — Subway sale rumors — Instacart competitors

Today we're covering allegations of "toxic positivity" at Lululemon, rumors about Subway's future, and startups to watch.
Real Estate 2021-04-15T02:45:21Z

Look inside a Singapore supermarket billionaire's $50 million mansion, which combines a historic bungalow with an ultra-modern house and has a 100-foot swimming pool

Lim Hock Leng, 54, runs Singapore's third-largest supermarket chain along with his two brothers. Together, they've amassed a $1.2 billion fortune.
Retail 2021-04-14T23:46:23Z

Shopify is losing three of its top execs, despite soaring growth during the pandemic

Shopify's chief talent officer, chief legal officer, and chief technology officer will depart from the company over the next few months.
Retail 2021-04-14T21:45:56Z

One Egyptian company is keeping the 5,000-year-old art of papyrus-making alive — here's what it's like inside

With major blows to the Egypt's tourism industry in the 21st century, papyrus makers are struggling to keep their ancient tradition afloat.
Premium Retail 2021-04-14T21:02:00Z

Katrina Lake just stepped down as CEO at Stitch Fix. But experts worry that even under new CEO Elizabeth Spaulding, the company is straying further away from its key innovation.

Stitch Fix will have a new CEO in Elizabeth Spaulding, who has led the company's thinking around direct buy and other new products.
Retail 2021-04-14T19:02:00Z

THE ONLINE GROCERY REPORT: The coronavirus pandemic is thrusting online grocery into the spotlight in the US — here are the players that will emerge at the top of the market

This report looks at the state of online grocery adoption before the shopping method became vital to many consumers amid the pandemic.
Retail 2021-04-14T18:34:58Z

Founder of K11 explains the company's mission to blend retail spaces with cultural innovation, along with high sustainability standards

In 2019, Cheng launched K11 MUSEA, part of the US$2.6 billion Victoria Dockside development that is transforming Hong Kong's harbour front.
Retail 2021-04-14T17:07:25Z

Walmart moves more employees to full time in an effort to retain workers

Walmart's strategy comes as the discounter continues to get criticized for lagging behind key retailers like Target, Amazon, and Costco, in its minimum hourly wages.
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