With wage growth still weak, new tech like Instant Financial is helping companies boost retention with hourly workers.
– The Wall Street Journal
Small suppliers get cash to keep their operations running by selling their invoices to businesses that collect on the bills when they come due.
– The Washington Post
Alphabet’s Waymo announced Wednesday that it will begin a pilot program with Walmart to shuttle customers to and from stores to pick up their groceries. The new initiative is part of a series of partnerships with companies to offer customers self-driving cars to run errands and shop.
– National Geographic
The movement to ban plastic straws is growing, but phasing them out can be more complicated than it seems.