Business Timeline

Amazon Prime Now Aims To Deliver To New Yorkers In One Hour

Amazon Prime getting even faster

Amazon Prime has long been a service well worth the money to most subscribers. Now the retail giant is looking to make its delivery service that much better with the announcement of Amazon Prime Now. With Amazon Prime Now, customers in New York City will be able to get their online orders delivered to them… Read more »

Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries Is Quitting

Mike Jeffries, former CEO of Abercrombie

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries is stepping down from the position after more than a decade with the company. According to Fortune, Jeffries ran the teen clothing company since 1992 and is officially retiring as both CEO and a member of the board of directors. Jeffries is best known for his controversial statements made… Read more »

Monsanto Slaps A Lawsuit On Maui, Hawaii For Banning GMOs

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Over the past year, there has been a developing war pertaining to organic food and genetically modified organisms (GMOs). People in favor of organic growing have taken a more aggressive stance on supporting naturally-grown foods. In retaliation, pro-GMO organizations are striking back with campaigns and lawsuits. The Inquisitr has kept up with this war, and… Read more »

The War For A Higher Minimum Wage Kicks Into High Gear

Workers from several industries continue to fight for higher wages amidst several successes.

Two years ago, the first grumblings of an organized movement to raise the minimum wage began to assert itself and, since that time, the struggle to raise minimum wages across the nation has gained momentum. In the beginning, it seemed a successful campaign to raise minimum wages was an impossible task. The goals of these… Read more »

Best Buy Website Dies On Black Friday

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The Best Buy website crashed on Black Friday… twice. Once in the morning hours and once again in the late afternoon. The company is blaming the outages on both an internal decision to shut down temporarily to fix issues and on a glitch. The Wall Street Journal reports that the site outage this morning was… Read more »

Walmart Sells PS4 Consoles For $90 In Price Matching Scam

Walmart sold PS4 consoles for $90 in an Amazon price matching scam

Savvy scammers found a way to take advantage of Walmart’s generous price matching policy after the retailer announced that they would also honor prices from select online stores. The Inquisitr reported Walmart’s announcement on November 13 that the retailer was expanding its price match policy to include not only Amazon, but other online retailers as… Read more »