How Amazon Prime Day Became The Shopping Super BowlAmazon has successfully invented a new shopping holiday, a kind of Black Friday in July. The e-commerce giant and its retail competitors are set to capitalize on shoppers dishing out on everything from clothes to televisions next week.
Increasing Gas Taxes In US Blamed On Rise Of Fuel-Efficient Carshe growth of fuel-efficient and electric cars means Americans are paying fewer gas taxes. States, which use gas taxes to pay for road repairs and public transit, are raising taxes on about one in three drivers in America to make up for lost revenue.
Facebook To Make Jobs, Credit Ads SearchableFacebook says it plans to make advertisements for U.S. jobs and loans and credit card offers searchable for all users.
California's Almond Industry Threatened By Tariffs From IndiaIndia this month imposed tariffs on almonds and 27 other American products, including apples and walnuts, in retaliation for the U.S. ending India's preferential trade status.
Uber, Lyft Suggest Changes But Want Drivers As ContractorsRide-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they are willing to change the way they treat drivers in California as long as state lawmakers don't require them to classify drivers as employees, a move that would entitle them to a wide range of benefits.
Microsoft To Release Xbox Body Wash, Deodorant, Personal Care Products This SummerIf you've ever wanted to smell like an Xbox, soon you’ll be able to -- in Australia and New Zealand.
Walmart Is Getting Rid Of Its Blue Vests; See The New OnesWalmart employees’ vests are getting a bold makeover.
Diners Sad About Esquire Grill's Sudden ClosingAn iconic Sacramento restaurant is now permanently closed, catching diners by surprise.
Airlines Are On Pace For Their Worst Year Since 2014High fuel prices, an international trade war, and the 737 Max grounding are adding up to a miserable 2019 for the airline industry. Airlines are bracing for their worst year since 2014.
Family Dollar Stores To Begin Selling AlcoholYou’ll soon be able to get a six-pack of your favorite beer at Family Dollar.
The Smartphone Industry Could Completely Change After Qualcomm's Disastrous RulingThe most important technology company most people have never heard of just got a disastrous court ruling that could upend the way the smartphone industry does business.
U.S. Exporters Scramble To Figure Out New TariffsThe latest tariff hike in the US-China trade war puts a bigger tax on some American-grown almonds and peanuts, as well as toys, chemicals and machinery and condoms shipped to China. But US industry groups are still scrambling to figure out the exact items that will be hit and by how much.