One of the e-tail world's most pressing questions is: When will Amazon have its Prime Day sale this year? Perhaps a better question is: Will Prime Day happen at all? Amazon so far is not telling. If Prime Day 2020 takes place in the fall, the biggest deal days of the e-commerce industry could happen within several weeks of each other.
Some offices are reopening, but if you’re feeling worried about returning, you’re not alone.
Various areas of the country are reopening after COVID-19 forced much of the country to either work from home or apply for unemployment benefits. As more companies make plans for employees to return to the office, a new Korn Ferry survey indicates that employees might not be ready. Half of those surveyed are afraid for their health, even though 75% think their companies will do a good job providing a safe workplace. Less than one in three (32%) say it’s “highly likely” that they will head back to their desks when the office reopens.Read Full Story
Two Black women who worked at Pinterest went public with their stories of pay disparity and discrimination. Their experience illuminates tech’s wider problems with pay “leveling.”
In July of 2018, Ifeoma Ozoma started a new job as the public policy and social impact manager at Pinterest. After working on the large public policy teams at Facebook and Google, she was excited to be the second person on Pinterest’s team, where her responsibilities included leading half of the global public policy team’s work. She believed she would be building the team from the ground up, with the head of public policy as her partner. Plus, Pinterest was pre-IPO, meaning that there was a significant financial opportunity to be had once the company went public.Read Full Story
The Harvard Global Health Institute was one of eight organizations that created a simple color-coded map to help you identify the risk in your area.
How likely are you to contract COVID-19? That’s a complicated question with a lot of variables. Trying to get insight into your personal risk involves parsing state and county data on rates of infection, hospitalizations, and deaths.Read Full Story
Top executives from General Mills, Impossible Foods, Land O’Lakes, and more talk about how the pandemic has changed our relationship to food.
For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost—and what could be gained—in the new world order.Read Full Story
The average young person will spend more than $200,000 on rent, without the benefits of owning property. Now, Rhove reimagines renters as stakeholders to help them build wealth.
When someone rents an apartment in a new complex in Columbus, Ohio, they can now also get a financial stake in the building. The property is the first to partner with Rhove, a startup that wants to help shrink the wealth gap between renters and homeowners by offering “rentership,” an asset that grows with the value of the property.Read Full Story
The grand slam phenom breaks down the meaning behind her bold, limited-edition Gatorade bottle.
Throughout her career, Serena Williams has grabbed headlines not just for her dominance on the court, but for her bold outfit choices as well.Read Full Story
Some global tycoons were concerned that the law might hurt Hong Kong’s profitability as a financial capital in Asia.
On Tuesday, an order out of Beijing instituted a sweeping national security law in Hong Kong, one that was promised over a month ago and delivered on the 23rd anniversary of the transfer of power in Hong Kong from British to Chinese hands.Read Full Story
This tricky little habit of accepting our circumstances keeps us in jobs we hate, stories that hold us back, relationships that hurt, and places that don’t feel like home.
“That’s just how it is.”Read Full Story