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A new CDC report found that Kansas counties who complied with a mask mandate saw a decrease in cases compared to counties that didn't

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Friday found that counties in Kansas that adopted a mask mandate saw a decrease in COVID-19 transmission compared to counties that did not, which saw an increase in the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly, a Democrat, on July 3 issued a statewide mask mandate, but counties were able to individually opt-out from her order. Around 90 counties opted out of her according to a July 8 report from the Wichita Eagle .
According to the CDC report, following the issuing of...
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Amazon, DHL, Maersk, and 12 more companies that are racking up profits as retail supply chains face unprecedented demand

Amazon, DHL, Maersk, and 12 more companies that are racking up profits as retail supply chains face unprecedented demand

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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As this year's holiday delivery season ramps up, US supply chains are struggling to cope with unprecedented logjams, even before COVID-19 vaccine distribution starts sucking away what little slack remains in the system. The intense pressure on logistics networks could leave retailers short of supplies, consumers empty-handed come Christmas morning, and a few well-positioned companies pocketing major profits.
"As the economy has recovered, we've seen imports spike," Jonathan Gold, the National Retail Federation's head of supply chain and customs policy, said. "We've...
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Restaurant tech companies might be the key to drawing diners back amid higher COVID-19 rates, new survey data finds

Restaurant tech companies might be the key to drawing diners back amid higher COVID-19 rates, new survey data finds

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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There are no winners during the pandemic. But some businesses are doing better than others. Restaurants, generally, aren't doing great. Tech companies are doing better. Tech companies that support restaurants might be the closest thing to a winner the restaurant industry has
Restaurants have been through a lot this past few months. They were forced to close, then allowed to reopen slowly. Faced with a new, record-breaking wave of illness, restaurants in the US are again changing course, closing indoor seating, instituting curfews, and once again adjusting...
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Nike's Cyber Monday 2020 sale includes up to 45% off sneakers and clothing...

Nike's Cyber Monday 2020 sale includes up to 45% off sneakers and clothing - plus, you can score an additional 20% off select items

Summary List Placement For its Cyber Monday 2020 sale, Nike is offering up to 45% off items for adults and kids. You can also take an additional 20% off select items with the... Read more ...

Lululemon's Cyber Monday sale includes big discounts on popular items like...

Lululemon's Cyber Monday sale includes big discounts on popular items like Wunder Under leggings, running shorts, sports bras, and more

Summary List Placement If you're a Lululemon fan, you already know how rare it is to find discounts on its workout gear. But right now, you can save up to almost 60% as part of... Read more ...

GOP congressman calls party's refusal to acknowledge Biden's win a 'massive...

GOP congressman calls party's refusal to acknowledge Biden's win a 'massive grift' and says Trump 'forgot he was serving people and not himself'

Summary List Placement GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman of Virginia slammed President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans in a recent interview with Forbes , calling the... Read more ...

Biden will leave decision about who gets the coronavirus vaccine first up to...

Biden will leave decision about who gets the coronavirus vaccine first up to health experts and scientists, his COVID-19 advisor says

Summary List Placement Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Joe Biden's COVID-19 advisory board, told CNN on Friday that public health experts and scientists will decide who among... Read more ...

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

LAS VEGAS - Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46. Read more ...

Tributes pour in on Twitter in the wake of ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death

Tributes pour in on Twitter in the wake of ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death

Summary List Placement News of Tony Hsieh's death rumbled social media Saturday morning as investors, journalists, politicians, and tech founders paid tribute to the former... Read more ...

The Latest: Greece suffers new record of COVID-19 deaths

The Latest: Greece suffers new record of COVID-19 deaths

ATHENS, Greece - Greek authorities announced a record 121 deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours on Saturday. Read more ...

The Latest: Infections level off in Italy; restrictions stay

The Latest: Infections level off in Italy; restrictions stay

ROME - Italy's coronavirus infections have leveled off after nearly a month of new restrictions, with another 26,323 new positive cases and stabilizing numbers in hospital... Read more ...

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh was remembered as a 'gentle soul' by his...

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh was remembered as a 'gentle soul' by his colleagues and acquaintances

Summary List Placement Colleagues of Tony Hsieh, who died on Friday aged 46 , said the Zappos entrepreneur will be remembered as a "gentle soul" who brought happiness to so... Read more ...

The famous Fear and Greed index is flashing warning signals about investors...

The famous Fear and Greed index is flashing warning signals about investors being extremely greedy. A Wall Street strategist breaks down why stocks could still climb another 5% from here - and what could go wrong

Summary List Placement Some investors took note of Warren Buffett's famous advice to "be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful" this week when CNN... Read more ...