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Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

Pipeline: Cascade of White Owners Has Slowed NFL Change

BUSINESS | By Eddie Pells | Dec 4, 2021

Over the past 100 years, around 110 people have owned controlling portions of NFL teams. Of that select group, all but two have been white.

Airlines Told to Keep Data on Travelers From Southern Africa

Airlines Told to Keep Data on Travelers From Southern Africa

BUSINESS | Dec 2, 2021

Federal health officials are requiring airlines to gather contact-tracing information on passengers heading to the U.S. who have been in southern Africa in the previous two weeks.

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

EasyJet: Omicron Variant Already Affecting Flight Bookings

BUSINESS | By Pan Pylas | Nov 30, 2021

British airline easyJet said Tuesday that it is already seeing some impact on demand from the new omicron variant of the coronavirus.

Knit Like a Champ with New Tom Daley Kits

Knit Like a Champ with New Tom Daley Kits

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29, 2021

Olympic gold medalist diving champ Tom Daley wowed the world with his knitting prowess. Now fans can follow suit with Daley's knit kits.

Shippers Prepare for Another Pandemic Crush of Holiday Gifts

Shippers Prepare for Another Pandemic Crush of Holiday Gifts

BUSINESS | By David Sharp | Nov 27, 2021

Low product inventories, and port and supply chain disruptions are creating new uncertainty about getting gifts delivered.

Stores Kick Off Black Friday but Pandemic Woes Linger

Stores Kick Off Black Friday but Pandemic Woes Linger

BUSINESS | By Anne d'Innocenzio | Nov 26, 2021

Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy

Holiday Season Moves into High Gear but Challenges Remain

Holiday Season Moves into High Gear but Challenges Remain

BUSINESS | Nov 25, 2021

Buoyed by solid hiring, healthy pay gains and substantial savings, shoppers are returning to stores and splurging on all types of items.

Americans Are Spending but Inflation Casts Pall Over Economy

Americans Are Spending but Inflation Casts Pall Over Economy

BUSINESS | Nov 25, 2021

Americans are doing the main thing that drives the U.S. economy — spending — but accelerating inflation is casting a pall.

A Call for Companies to Engage in Global LGBTQ Corporate Responsibility

A Call for Companies to Engage in Global LGBTQ Corporate Responsibility

BUSINESS | Nov 23, 2021

Multinational corporations have a responsibility to advocate for LGBTQ human rights around the world, one researcher suggests.

Trans Netflix Workers Drop Labor Complaint but One Resigns

Trans Netflix Workers Drop Labor Complaint but One Resigns

BUSINESS | Nov 23, 2021

Two former Netflix employees who criticized anti-transgender comments on Dave Chappelle's TV special are dropping labor complaints and one has resigned from the company.

Target to Keep Stores Closed on Thanksgiving for Good

Target to Keep Stores Closed on Thanksgiving for Good

BUSINESS | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 22, 2021

Target will no longer open its stores on Thanksgiving Day, making permanent a shift to the unofficial start of the holiday season.

Pfizer Agrees to Let Other Companies Make Its COVID Pill

Pfizer Agrees to Let Other Companies Make Its COVID Pill

BUSINESS | By Maria Cheng | Nov 16, 2021

Pfizer has signed a deal to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill.

Alzheimer's Drug Cited as Medicare Premium Jumps by $21.60

Alzheimer's Drug Cited as Medicare Premium Jumps by $21.60

BUSINESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Nov 13, 2021

Medicare's "Part B" outpatient premium will jump by $21.60 a month in 2022, one of the largest increases ever. Officials said Friday a new Alzheimer's drug is responsible for about half of that.

Heavy Burden for Consumers as Holidays Near: Soaring Prices

Heavy Burden for Consumers as Holidays Near: Soaring Prices

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber | Nov 11, 2021

A worsening surge of inflation for such bedrock necessities as food, rent, autos and heating oil is setting Americans up for a financially difficult Thanksgiving and holiday shopping season.

Democrats Sell Infrastructure Bill, Push for Biden Backup

Democrats Sell Infrastructure Bill, Push for Biden Backup

BUSINESS | By Will Weissert, Thomas Beaumont and Heather Hollingsworth | Nov 11, 2021

Democratic pols are selling Biden's infrastructure bill, and are looking to the President for back-up.

Explainer: Why US Inflation Is so High, and When It May Ease

Explainer: Why US Inflation Is so High, and When It May Ease

BUSINESS | By Paul Wiseman | Nov 11, 2021

Inflation is spiraling. What can be done?

BBC Steps Away from Workplace Diversity Program

BBC Steps Away from Workplace Diversity Program

BUSINESS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 10, 2021

The BBC is the latest major employer to step away from a diversity workplace program in the UK, citing a need to ensure its objectivity with respect to the LGBTQ+ advocacy group behind the program.

No Joke: Comedians, Cannabis Companies Push Pot Legalization

No Joke: Comedians, Cannabis Companies Push Pot Legalization

BUSINESS | By Jennifer Peltz | Nov 10, 2021

Big cannabis companies are backing a new, celebrity-infused campaign to enlist marijuana users to pressure members of Congress to legalize pot nationwide.

Appeals Court Stays Vaccine Mandate on Larger Businesses

Appeals Court Stays Vaccine Mandate on Larger Businesses

BUSINESS | Nov 7, 2021

A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted the Biden administration's vaccine requirement for businesses with 100 or more workers.

U.S. Employers Shrugged off Virus and Stepped Up Hiring

U.S. Employers Shrugged off Virus and Stepped Up Hiring

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber | Nov 6, 2021

America's employers accelerated their hiring last month, adding a solid 531,000 jobs in a sign that the recovery from the pandemic recession is overcoming a virus-induced slowdown.

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