A Bridal Chain Closes. Scrambling Ensues. – New York Times

In a letter to customers obtained by The New York Times, Ms. Redmond wrote that the company would “encourage” the bankruptcy trustee to “finish and fulfill as many orders as possible.” Advertisement Continue reading the main story “The company regrets that this action will have dramatic impact on you,” Ms. Redmond wrote in the letter. […]

Airbnb host gets $5000 fine for canceling over race – CBS News

Airbnb host gets $5000 fine for canceling over race – CBS News

LOS ANGELES – An Airbnb host who canceled a reservation and told the guest, “One word says it all. Asian,” has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine and attend a college course in Asian-American studies, officials with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said Thursday. The guest, Dyne Suh, had booked the home […]

Net neutrality supporters say online rally is just the start of the fight to keep tough FCC rules – Los Angeles Times

Some of the Web’s biggest names — Amazon, Google, Netflix and Twitter — joined thousands of smaller websites Wednesday in urging users to tell Washington to leave the Internet the way it is. On website banners, pop-up widgets, blog posts and videos, Web companies said that could only be accomplished by keeping tough net neutrality […]

Amazon.com, Inc.’s Prime Day in 6 Wild Stats – Motley Fool

Amazon.com, Inc.’s Prime Day in 6 Wild Stats – Motley Fool

Amazon.com‘s (NASDAQ:AMZN) third annual Prime Day on July 11 was a smashing success. The e-commerce giant raked in more sales in a single day than ever before, even surpassing Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Best of all, the Prime Day event’s record sales left last year’s Prime Day in the dust. Since it was launched three […]

Giving up the ghost: investors bail on Snap – Reuters

(Reuters) – Here one minute, gone the next. While that is the premise of Snap Inc’s popular messaging platform, investors also saw any gains from its red-hot IPO disappear when shares plunged far below their initial sale price on Tuesday. Morgan Stanley, a lead underwriter on the company’s initial public offering, slapped a price target […]

Google, Amazon join online protest of net neutrality change – mySanAntonio.com

Google, Amazon join online protest of net neutrality change – mySanAntonio.com

Caption Close How many online activists does it take to save Silicon Valley’s favorite Obama-era regulation? Organizers of an online protest aimed at derailing a Republican plan to roll back net neutrality rules are hoping the magic number is 70,000. That’s the number of sites and organizations — including Amazon.com, Google, Facebook and even President […]

Retail stocks plunge as Abercrombie deal scrapped, renewing fears about the apparel sector – CNBC

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