Tag: Capacity/Facilities

DoorDash and Grubhub sued by city of Chicago, which alleges deceptive fees and predatory practices

The city of Chicago filed a wide-ranging lawsuit against DoorDash Inc. and Grubhub Inc. on Friday, accusing the meal-delivery platforms of engaging in deceptive and...

Opinion: History shows spending on infrastructure doesn’t always end well

Over the past two centuries, federal, state and municipal governments across the U.S. have launched wave after wave of infrastructure projects. They built canals to move...

Chinese Astronauts Lift Off in Mission to Staff Space Station

HONG KONG—Thirteen years after former fighter pilot Liu Boming participated in China’s first spacewalk, the 54-year-old astronaut was sent into space again Thursday morning to...

‘Do We Need to Be in Hong Kong?’ Global Companies Are Eying the Exits

Apprehensive about Hong Kong’s future as the best place to do business in China and beyond, multinational firms are pulling up stakes, adding to uncertainty...

Iran Nuclear-Fuel Production Plummets After Natanz Explosion

Iran’s production of nuclear fuel plunged in recent weeks, the United Nations atomic agency reported on Monday, following alleged sabotage of its main nuclear facility...

NIO is making a landmark push outside of China into this electric-vehicle-obsessed country

Chinese electric-vehicle company NIO will make a landmark move later this year by pushing into its first market outside of China, the company said on...

PayPal sees record earnings, volume amid sustained e-commerce surge

This report has been updated to correct the data on transactions per active account and total transactions. PayPal Holdings Inc. saw a record amount of...

Opinion: Huge demand for memory chips remains, so what is Micron doing about it?

Micron Technology Inc. needs to supply more memory chips in the current semiconductor shortage, but a decision in 2019 to lower production during a downturn...

Amazon picks London for first checkout-free physical store outside the U.S.

Amazon AMZN, -1.03%, the world’s largest online retailer, has opened its first checkout-free grocery store in the U.K., allowing shoppers to pick up their goods...

Open all hours: Around-the-clock vaccination sites to be piloted in England in COVID-19 drive

The U.K. government will pilot the first 24-hour vaccination sites by the end of the January, as the country presses ahead with the biggest vaccine...

New ‘mega labs’ to open in early 2021, doubling U.K. government’s COVID testing capacity

Facilities with the capacity to process 600,000 diagnostic checks a day are set to open in the Midlands in England and in Scotland in early...

Simon Property gives up on four struggling malls. Why more could follow

Christmas decorations at The Grove outdoor shopping center in Los Angeles. AFP/Getty Images It was called “jingle mail” during the last recession. Real estate owners...