Tag: consumer goods

15 electric cars (and trucks) to watch for in 2022

As we continue to strive for reduced emissions and air pollution, the electric car market is being flooded with new options. What used to be...

China, Other Asian Countries Vaccinate Against Covid-19 Faster Than Ever

SEOUL—Covid-19 vaccine rollouts have accelerated in many Asia-Pacific countries in recent weeks, overtaking the pace of doses being administered in the U.S. and other Western...

The new cruise ship rulebook: What to know about booking a trip, getting on board, and other changes

You may have been able to hear the champagne corks pop and cheers resound on June 5 as the Celebrity Millennium cruise ship weighed anchor...

Infrastructure talks are faltering but these stocks can still benefit from the Biden plan, Citi says

U.S. stocks look set to move higher on Monday, after the S&P 500 SPX, +0.19% notched its 28th record high of the year on Friday,...

Chipotle’s upcoming launch of smoked brisket should make recent price hikes easy to swallow

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. has raised prices, but that shouldn’t stop the fast-casual Mexican chain from gaining market share, according to Wedbush analysts. “We instituted...

‘I have these really deep beliefs about stability and survival’: Anna Sale, host of ‘Death, Sex and Money’ podcast, on our evolving relationship to money

I recently found myself reflecting on this question after reading Anna Sale’s “Let’s Talk About Hard Things.” In the book, Sale, the host of the...

Chatter around meme stocks grows quiet as sector sees uncertain end to the weel

After a torrid two weeks of almost non-stop action, things went suddenly eerily quiet in the world of meme stocks on Friday. As the major...

Dow books 3rd day of losses, S&P 500 retreats from record as stocks lose ground ahead of inflation update

U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower, losing steam in the session’s final half-hour, ahead of an eagerly awaited inflation report due Thursday, which could set the...

Apple boosts FaceTime, messaging with iOS 15 software upgrades

Apple Inc.’s forthcoming upgrades for its iPhone operating system will aim to make FaceTime a more formidable competitor in the world of videoconferencing, while also...

Here’s what employers are NOT allowed to do to entice workers to get COVID-19 vaccinations

Answer: When the deep-fried treat is dangled as an enticement to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Government officials, companies and employers keep trying to persuade vaccine...

This is one of the safest and most effective sunscreens — and it’s under $10 a bottle

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American Eagle sales could quadruple with demand for mom jeans and loose denim styles on the rise

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. is set to soar, according to UBS. The apparel and accessories retailer reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that beat expectations, but...

Figs IPO: 5 things to know about the healthcare apparel company before it goes public

Figs Inc., an apparel and lifestyle company for healthcare workers, has filed to take the company public, eight years after the co-founders started the company...

8 sunscreens dermatologists and skincare pros say you should try

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Tim Cook to be Apple’s star witness Friday as antitrust trial wraps up

Apple Inc. is saving its most powerful witness for last. Chief Executive Tim Cook is scheduled to take the stand Friday to wrap up Apple’s...

Epic takes aim at Apple’s financial advantage in App Store model

Define the market, then follow the money. This was the crux of Epic Games Inc.’s legal argument much of Monday, and in all likelihood most...

New rules about eating, exercising and sleeping as you age

Aging is a natural process that involves direct damage to cells and an accumulation of cellular waste, says Dr. Frank Lipman. Our ability to repair...

Apple vs. Epic: Why cloud gaming became a hot topic at landmark antitrust trial

The headlines in week one of the Epic Games Inc.-Apple Inc. trial were mostly about exorbitant commission fees charged by the App Store. But a...

‘Everything seems to go smoother when we’re together’: Companies dangle spa weekends and free meals to lure workers back to the office

Thomas Jepsen, founder of Passion Plans, a company that helps connect home buyers with architects and designers, is among the cohort of employers that are...

One culprit in the IRS backlog of 1.7 million tax returns? Broken printers and copiers, watchdog report says

Long-languishing 2019 tax returns and tardy tax refunds are being held up partly because of a shortage of working printers and copiers at Internal Revenue...

Roku stock gains after earnings, outlook top expectations

Shares of Roku Inc. were up 8% in after-hours trading Thursday after the streaming company delivered better-than-expected results for its first quarter and issued an...

COVID-19 was never going to have a Hollywood ending

The coming months will be messy, frustrating and prolonged — just like the coronavirus pandemic story so far. The long, slow march of the pandemic...

Apple hit with landmark antitrust charges in Europe over App Store practices

Apple has been charged with abusing its dominant position in the music-streaming market by imposing restrictive rules on the App Store, in a landmark move...

Global Q1 gold demand down 23% year on year

Global gold demand in the first quarter dropped from a year ago on the back of a more than 70% year-on-year decline in gold investments,...

Opinion: Intel’s data-center customers may be ‘digesting,’ but AMD’s buffet is wide open

While Intel Corp. says data-center customers are “digesting,” they seem to still be bellying up to a longtime rival’s buffet. Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s server-chip...