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Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

Stores Make Push in Scan and Go Tech, Hope Shoppers Adopt It

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Feb 24
Shoppers at self-checkout lanes scanning all their groceries after they're done shopping? Old school. More stores are letting customer tally their choices with a phone app or store device as they roam the aisles.

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

NPR Adopts New Measures After Sex Harassment Investigation

Feb 23
National Public Radio has adopted a series of measures to improve its workplace culture, following an independent investigation into sex harassment issues stemming from the ouster of a top executive.

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

Grocer Albertsons Eyes Rite Aid Deal in Health Care Push

By Tom Murphy | Feb 21
The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands is buying the drugstore chain Rite Aid as retailers continue to plunge deeper into health care and adjust to swiftly changing shopping habits.

Agency Managing Vast U.S. Lands Experiences Year of Upheaval

Agency Managing Vast U.S. Lands Experiences Year of Upheaval

By Matthew Brown | Feb 20
A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of senior staff members reassigned and key leadership positions left unfilled, rules considered burdensome to industry shelved, and a sweeping reorganization proposed.

The Business of The NY Toy Fair, Fun And Games

The Business of The NY Toy Fair, Fun And Games

Feb 20
The 115th North American International Toy Fair in New York City brings together toy innovators, retailers, and first time exhibitors all looking for the next must have toy for the upcoming holiday season, ten months away.

Cities Pitching Diversity in Efforts to Lure Businesses

Cities Pitching Diversity in Efforts to Lure Businesses

By Corey Williams | Feb 19
Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials as part of being open for business.

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

Oxfam Says Staff Intimidated Witnesses in Haiti Sex Scandal

By Danica Kirka | Feb 19
Oxfam workers suspected of sexual misconduct in Haiti intimidated and threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims, according to the organization's report on the internal inquiry.

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

Are Female-Led Companies the Answer to Sexual Misconduct?

By Alexandra Olson | Feb 18
Is putting women in charge of a company enough to guarantee an environment safe from sexual misconduct? In the wider business world, promoting more women to boards and the C-Suite is considered a critical step, but critics caution it is not enough.

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

Black Athletes in 1980s, '90s Not Outspoken, but Not Silent

By Jesse J. Holland | Feb 18
The most radical actions of black athletes of the time were in the boardrooms, not on the streets.

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

How Best to Treat Opioids' Youngest Sufferers? No One Knows

By Lindsey Tanner | Feb 18
Two babies, born 15 months apart to the same young woman overcoming opioid addiction. Two very different treatments.

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