About 5 years ago

09/17/2018 - #NikeBoycott Is Over. Why Retail Activism Rarely Changes Sales.

– The Wall Street Journal
Latest ad campaign prompted backers to support and critics to protest, but as history and early data show, such movements rarely stick
 The Washington Post
In an effort to win over seasonal workers in a tight job market, Target is offering temporary employees $12 hourly starting wages and discounts on various items. The retail chain is hoping to hire 20 percent more seasonal workers than last year. With unemployment at 3.9 percent and online retail sales surging, Target is trying to compete with companies like Amazon to staff their fulfillment centers ahead of the holiday season.

Starbucks Announces Plan To Create 10,000 ‘Greener’ Stores By 2025

– The Hill
Starbucks on Wednesday announced plans to design, build and operate 10,000 eco-friendly stores by 2025 as part of its push to reduce its environmental impact.
– The Washington Post
An Italian court sentenced a prolific TripAdvisor fake reviewer to prison for nine months in what the company called one of the first cases of review fraud leading to a criminal conviction.