Feds Investigating SeaWorld for ‘Blackfish’ Documentary Statements – TheStreet.com

The 2013 movie “Blackfish” called into question some of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.’s  (SEAS)  practices in its Orca shows, and later SeaWorld addressed the movie’s affects on the company, whose stock price has since languished. The Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed SeaWorld regarding some of its statements on the movie, […]

Even With Whole Foods, Amazon Would Need Many More Warehouses to Reshape Grocery Delivery – New York Times

One key to Amazon’s success in general retail sales has been its speed in delivering products to consumers, facilitated by warehouses located strategically throughout the United States. As of 2016, the company had about 100 million square feet of space in its fulfillment and data centers, some of it outfitted with state-of-the-art robotics to boost […]

‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit – New York Times

‘Nobody Is Perfect’: Some Uber Employees Balk at Travis Kalanick’s Exit – New York Times

The employee petition began when Michael York, a product manager, called for people to rally their support around Mr. Kalanick. How Uber’s Brash Approach Backfired A series of scandals have toppled executives, including Travis Kalanick, Uber’s co-founder. “Nobody is perfect, but I fundamentally believe he can evolve into the leader Uber needs today and that […]

Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine – NPR

Telemarketers are prohibited from making prerecorded phone calls to people without prior consent. It’s also illegal to deliberately falsify caller ID with the intent to harm or defraud consumers. PeopleImages/Getty Images/iStock hide caption toggle caption PeopleImages/Getty Images/iStock Telemarketers are prohibited from making prerecorded phone calls to people without prior consent. It’s also illegal to deliberately […]

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s CEO – New York Times

Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s CEO – New York Times

The corporate drama that unfolded in the hotel was anything but sudden. It was the culmination of several months in which nearly all of Mr. Kalanick’s support base turned against him. One by one, executives, board members, investors and even close friends slowly fell away as Uber became embroiled in a seemingly ceaseless series of […]

Ford bets on low oil prices, moves Focus production to China – Reuters

DETROIT/WASHINGTON Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Tuesday it will move some production of its Focus small car to China and import the vehicles to the United States in a long-term bet on low oil prices and stable U.S.-China trade relations despite recent tensions. The move suggests China could play a much larger role in […]

Amazon Acquires Whole Foods Market. What Does That Mean For The Retail Industry? – HuffPost

And now, with the announcement that Amazon is set to acquire Whole Foods Market for an incredible $13.7 billion, the acquisition allows Jeff Bezos to cherry pick the most lucrative elements of the grocery shopping experience and digitalize them. The high-end grocer focuses on health-conscious shoppers, offering natural food that is free from preservatives, colors, […]

American Eagle flights cancelled Tuesday, due to hot weather – FOX 10 News Phoenix

PHOENIX (KSAZ) – American Airlines has canceled nearly 40 flights in Phoenix on Tuesday, because of the heat. The cancelation mainly affect flights that utilize smaller regional jets, operated by Mesa Airlines and SkyWest Airlines under the American Eagle brand, as they can’t take off in temperatures hotter than 118F. The maximum operating temperature for […]

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