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Five retail experts-from Nike, Athleta, and more-on how stores and brands can survive the COVID-19 era

55 seconds ago   |   Fast Company

The retail Armageddon may have finally arrived. Here's what top executives think it'll take for stores and brands to make it through. For Fast Company' s Shape of Tomorrow...
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EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

EasyJet shares surged as much as 7.5% on Thursday as the company announced 4,500 job cuts due to COVID-19. The budget airline plans to restart flying on 15 June but only...
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Bug bounty startup Synack valued at $500 million to boost ‘white hat' hacking from home

51 minutes ago   |   Fortune

In 2018, Wes Wineberg decided to take the plunge and make his side hustle-hacking companies for pay-a full time gig. Wineberg was a senior security software engineer at...
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A 12 year journey ends as Skimlinks is acquired by retail marketing platform Connexity

59 minutes ago   |   Tech Crunch

Connexity , a lead-gen platform for online retailers, has acquired Skimlinks , a UK platform for publishers to make money through affiliate links. Terms of the deal were...
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A Soccer Player's Lessons From The ‘World's Most Competitive Industry'

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Keynote speaker and former Premier League player Paul McVeigh wants other athletes to know there is a path after playing.
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The pandemic won't derail the green energy transition

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

Environmental campaigners have frequently warned that a race to return to “business as usual”-with companies and countries scrambling to escape the recession wrought by...
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Greyparrot bags $2.2M seed to scale its AI for waste management

1 hour ago   |   Tech Crunch

London-based Greyparrot , which uses computer vision AI to scale efficient processing of recycling, has bagged £1.825 million in seed funding, topping up the $1.2M in pre-seed...
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Green Practices And New Fashion Apps Will Tackle Coronavirus Waste

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Months of lockdown had a huge impact on fashion, with tons of clothes unsold, which is now forcing the industry to convert itself into a more sustainable and techy one. Global...
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Nissan plans to close Barcelona factories, 3,000 jobs lost

3 hours ago   |   Chron   |   5 articles

MADRID - Spain's government says that Japanese carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has decided to close its manufacturing plants in the northeastern Catalonia region, resulting in the...
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From bikes to blockchain: Shipping industry goes digital in lockdown

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some...
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Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Nissan workers in Barcelona stage massive protest over factory closure plans

Thousands of people have marched in Barcelona to protest Japanese auto giant Nissan's decision to close its factory in the region which will result in the loss of up to 3,000... Read more ...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food...

Venezuela hopes to have gold frozen by Britain returned in order to buy food and medical supplies amid Covid-19 pandemic

Venezuela has reached a deal with the United Nations to use its gold - frozen by the Bank of England - to fund necessary food and medical purchases during the Covid-19... Read more ...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong...

China passes landmark legislation to force national security laws in Hong Kong, effectively crushing the city's autonomy

China passed new national security legislation for Hong Kong on Thursday in a major blow to the city's autonomy. The proposal was voted on by the annual and largely... Read more ...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful...

Fast-fashion giant Boohoo acquires remaining stake in widely successful PrettyLittleThing brand for $331 million

British fast-fashion giant Boohoo announced Thursday that it had acquired the remaining 34% stake in PrettyLittleThing for an initial consideration of £269.8 million . Boohoo... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Trump will sign an executive order 'pertaining to social media' on Thursday, shortly after he accused... Read more ...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as...

A new poll shows one in 5 people would refuse a COVID-19 vaccine as companies race to create one

A new AP-NORC poll published Wednesday revealed about one in five people would refuse a coronavirus vaccine, and only about half of Americans would get the vaccination, as... Read more ...

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

Twitter fact-checks Trump; he threatens new regs or shutdown

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump, the historically prolific tweeter of political barbs and blasts, threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering... Read more ...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is...

More than 100,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, which is comparable to the number of residents in a city like Edison, New Jersey

The US surpassed 100,000 deaths due to the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. That's the equivalent of the entire population of Edison, New Jersey dying. More than 4,000 US cities... Read more ...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and...

Trump is unleashing an executive order against social media companies, and it could trigger a legal fight they desperately want to avoid

Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday. The US President has been railing against tech companies after Twitter fact-checked... Read more ...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles...

Protesters marching over George Floyd's death overtake major Los Angeles freeway and clash with California Highway Patrol

Protesters in Los Angeles briefly overtook the 101 Freeway and shattered the windows of at least two law enforcement vehicles. Video from the incident shows protesters swarming... Read more ...