About 5 years ago

07/20/2018 - Tariffs Threaten Retailers’ Inventory Discipline

– The Wall Street Journal
Proposed tariffs on Chinese goods are forcing retailers to buy early for the holidays to beat the tax but that could leave them with bloated inventories.
 The Intercept
Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar is concerned that a coming wave of automation could put millions of people out of work and result in more extreme politics. In an attempt to solve the issue, Pawar has endorsed universal basic income – an idea that has been picking up steam across the world.
Many businesses report 20 percent to 50 percent of job applicants and workers are no-shows. What’s spurring this bizarre trend?
– The Washington Post
Starbucks’s first signing store in the United States will hire 20 to 25 deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing people with the requirement that they be proficient in American Sign Language.