This Type Of Store May Actually Survive The Amazon Era

On a recent Thursday evening, hours after closing, Francine Delarosa pulled up a moving box in the dismantled office of her 4,000-square-foot boutique. She sat down on the makeshift chair for a moment and...

Defending The Digital Frontier

“The work we see happening now in workforce development, between corporations and nonprofit education partners like ours, is some of the most innovative, intuitive and impactful of all time.” View the Original Article

This Is Why I’m Pledging To Make The Solar Industry More Diverse

“It will take a concerted, conscious effort to create the change we are looking for.” View the Original Article

7-Year-Old Toy Reviewer Tops Forbes’ Highest-Paid YouTubers

This 7-year-old isn’t playing when it comes to earning power. Ryan of Ryan ToysReview is the highest-paid YouTuber, making $22 million from June 1, 2017, to June 1, 2018, Forbes reported Monday. He makes the big coin by playing...

To Make A Difference, CEOs Must Make Diversity & Inclusion Personal

Taking a stand is more important now than ever before. View the Original Article

Shell Becomes First Energy Company To Link Executive Pay To Carbon Emissions

LONDON (Reuters) ― Royal Dutch Shell caved in to growing investor pressure over climate change on Monday, setting out plans to introduce industry-leading carbon emissions targets linked to executive pay. Rivals BP and Total have already set...

Payless Pranks Fashion Influencers With Fake Luxury Shoe Brand Called ‘Palessi’

The low-cost shoe retailer Payless ShoeSource pulled one over on fashion influencers when it took over a former Armani store in Santa Monica, California, multiple outlets reported.The stunt occurred this fall when influential social media...

Growing Through Diversity & Inclusion

By Jay Monahan, commissioner, PGA Tour Historically, golf has been perceived by many as an elitist sport with a culture that’s less than welcoming to differing viewpoints and ideas. Thankfully, this stereotype has been upended by...

Growing Through Diversity & Inclusion

Our audience should reflect what the country looks like. View the Original Article

Patagonia Donates $10 Million Tax Break To Green Groups, Says Trump ‘Irresponsible’

Patagonia said Wednesday it planned to donate $10 million to environmental causes, money the company saved due to President Donald Trump’s massive tax breaks for corporate America last year. In an impassioned note, the clothing...

The Huge Marriott Hotel Strike Is Winding Down As Workers Win Pay Raises

The weekslong strike that hit Marriott hotels in seven cities is starting to show signs of resolution after 2,700 workers in Hawaii signed off on a new contract with their hotels’ owner Tuesday. The agreement...

Simple Strategies To Promote Diversity & Inclusion

These are some of the methods we’ve used to create and sustain a diverse and inclusive workplace. View the Original Article

GM Stock Price Shoots Up On Announcement Of Thousands Of Job Cuts

The news out of Detroit Monday offered a stark reminder that the fortunes of Wall Street and Main Street often move in opposite directions. General Motors’ announcement that it planned to idle five manufacturing plants devastated working-class...

GM To Cut 14,700 Jobs And Close Plants In North America

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on General Motors’ restructuring plans (all times local): General Motors will lay off 14,700 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as...

On Strike! Amazon Workers Walk Out In Germany, Spain, Italy And The UK

Amazon workers in Germany, Spain, Italy and the U.K. walked off the job on Black Friday, mixing labor unrest with the start of the biggest shopping season of the year. Close to 90 percent of...

Dead Malls And Boutique Bra Fittings: The Reinvention of Retail

The way we shop will never be the same. And if you want a glimpse of what the future will look like, visit two malls on opposite ends of Los Angeles. The first, Westfield...

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Fired Following Arrest

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. fired Carlos Ghosn as chairman Thursday, curtailing the powerful executive’s nearly two-decade-long reign at the Japanese automaker after his arrest for alleged financial improprieties. In an hours-long meeting, the...

Corporate America Still Lacks Leaders Of Color — And That’s A Problem

By John Wang, founder and president, Asian American Business Development Center Diversity and inclusion, popularly referred to as D&I, has become such a common phrase in corporate America that it’s almost easy to take it...

Some Marriott Employees Return To Work — But Record-Breaking Strike Not Over Yet

After weeks of picketing, Marriott employees in several cities, including Boston and Detroit, have returned to work following successful negotiations of new contracts with the world’s largest hotel chain. The massive, multi-city strike is far...

How Laid-Off Toys R Us Workers Came Together To Fight Wall Street

Madelyn Garcia lost her mother the same week she found out she was losing her job. Just three days after the funeral she’d planned with her siblings, the 50-year-old returned to work at the...

Toms Donates Record $5 Million To End Gun Violence

The Toms company is donating $5 million and mobilizing its social network and customer base to support a unique corporate-initiated campaign to End Gun Violence Together. The shoe company’s donation is the largest corporate contribution toward ending gun...

One Downward Retail Trend That’s Not All Amazon’s Fault

Working a retail job was once a rite of passage for teenagers. It was stitched so deeply into the fabric of adolescence that stores were the obvious setting for period cult movies (Think: “Clerks”...

Why It’s Important To Keep Our Educational Borders Open

By Jen E. Clarke, executive director, One To World Corporate conversations around improving diversity and inclusion have become more critical in recent years, fueled by the charged political atmosphere of the Me Too movement,...

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn Faces Firing Over Financial Misconduct

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Monday it was moving to terminate Carlos Ghosn from his chairman’s post after finding that he had used company money for personal use and committed...

Samsung Accused Of Rejecting Muslim Job Candidate Because He Doesn’t Drink Alcohol

When 34-year-old Omar received an email from Samsung’s human resources department inviting him for a job interview, he was pleasantly surprised. He hadn’t applied for a position there, but the email sender told him...

Italian Ikea Store Opens Doors To Stray Dogs And The Internet Is Lapping It...

Animal lovers are giving an Ikea store in Catania, Italy, a big group hug after photos appeared on social media that apparently show stray dogs sleeping among the furniture displays.Martine Taccia was shopping at...

Florida Sues Walgreens, CVS, Alleging They Added To State’s Opioid Crisis

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida is suing the nation’s two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions...

Facebook’s Top Brass Say They Knew Nothing About Definers. Don’t Believe Them.

Sweet, wide-eyed Mark Zuckerberg swears he didn’t know anything. The Facebook CEO was shocked and appalled at the conduct of his company, he told reporters on a conference call Thursday, responding to a bombshell New...

Mark Zuckerberg Responds To Times Facebook Report: ‘I Learned About This Yesterday’

A day after a lengthy New York Times investigation found that Facebook went to great and potentially unethical lengths to muffle criticism of its inaction over disinformation efforts on the site, CEO Mark Zuckerberg addressed the...

Closing The Gaps To Move The Needle On Diversity

By Joe M. Ricks Jr., Ph.D., chairman, Division of Business at Xavier University, and past president, HBCU Business Deans View the Original Article

How Do We Tackle Unconscious Bias? Through Conversation And Action

Change cannot come fast enough – and it won’t come at all unless we take action. View the Original Article

Why Is It A Good Thing If You Don’t “Fit In” At Work?

Citigroup CEO Mike Corbat sits down with Farjana Rohman, Citi Vice President - Instant Payments Product Manager, to discuss the challenges of being a state school educated, young woman of color in what is...

Here Are Some Of The Most Outrageous Perks Cities Offered Amazon

Did Amazon successfully trick cities and states around the country into a bidding war that gave it leverage to negotiate with the two cities ― New York City and Arlington, Virginia ― it planned to...

New York Taxpayers Are Buying A Helipad For The Richest Man In The World

New Yorkers, take note: While you commute in dilapidated and decaying subways, know that Jeff Bezos will be able to rely on a more upscale mode of transit to get to Amazon’s forthcoming New...

Amazon Picks NYC And Northern Virginia For Its Split ‘HQ2’: WSJ

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) could announce as early as Tuesday that it has selected New York City and Northern Virginia to be the sites for its second and third headquarters, the Wall Street...
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