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13 famous companies that started out as side hustles

13 famous companies that started out as side hustles

23 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Many of the most recognizable companies started as small side hustles . Some founders were working full-time jobs while building their side hustle. For example, Steve Jobs was...
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Iris Nova, the buzzy direct-to-consumer startup backed by Coca-Cola, has laid off half its staff as the coronavirus pandemic hits its retail business

Iris Nova, the buzzy direct-to-consumer startup backed by Coca-Cola, has laid off half its staff as the coronavirus pandemic hits its retail business

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Iris Nova, the Coca-Cola backed beverage startup behind Dirty Lemon, has laid off half its workforce as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on direct-to-consumer and other companies...
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Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office Depot say they are 'essential' businesses and staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns

Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office Depot say they are 'essential' businesses and staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Business Insider viewed letters given to Staples and Office Depot employees, which are intended to prove that they work for an "essential" business. Both letters were written...
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A collection of market-leading EE iPhone deals will come to an end tomorrow

A collection of market-leading EE iPhone deals will come to an end tomorrow

23 hours ago   |   TechRadar

Recently, Mobiles.co.uk has had a range of EE phone deals across both Android and Apple with some pretty strong overall costs. That's obviously great for those interested in...
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Victoria's Secret extends store closings, furloughs majority of store workers, and says the pandemic could prevent it from sourcing the materials it needs

Victoria's Secret extends store closings, furloughs majority of store workers, and says the pandemic could prevent it from sourcing the materials it needs

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Victoria's Secret announced that it is extending its store closings and furloughing the majority of its store workers until further notice. Some senior employees will also see...
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Small TV sales skyrocket as viewers stay indoors - but do you need one?

Small TV sales skyrocket as viewers stay indoors - but do you need one?

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

It's not a great time for most traditional retail businesses, with regular shoppers stuck indoors and non-essential shops closed to the public, but the shift towards...
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A $250 million day for Barclays; Snowflake's data exchange; flex-space meltdown

A $250 million day for Barclays; Snowflake's data exchange; flex-space meltdown

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Welcome to Wall Street Insider, where we take you behind the scenes of the finance team's biggest scoops and deep dives from the past week. If you aren't yet a subscriber to...
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POWER RANKING: The 10 best industries in 2020 for entrepreneurs to start million-dollar businesses despite the pandemic

POWER RANKING: The 10 best industries in 2020 for entrepreneurs to start million-dollar businesses despite the pandemic

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The coronavirus pandemic and its economic consequences are radically reshaping the business landscape in real-time. If you're starting a small business in 2020 , now is an...
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The best TVs under £1000 in 2020

The best TVs under £1000 in 2020

3 days ago   |   TechRadar

There are so many big, bold and high-performance TVs entering the market every day that it can feel overwhelming to figure out the best option to suit your budget. That's why...
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10 retailers like Macy's, Ralph Lauren, and Victoria's Secret suspended their affiliate programs with a top influencer platform

10 retailers like Macy's, Ralph Lauren, and Victoria's Secret suspended their affiliate programs with a top influencer platform

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

At least 10 retailers including Macy's, Patagonia, and Victoria's Secret suspended their affiliate programs with RewardStyle, according to a blog update on the popular...
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Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Global M&A plunges to 11-year low as coronavirus fears discourage deals

Coronavirus fears drove global mergers and acquisitions to their lowest level since the financial crisis last week. Worldwide transactions totaled $12.5 billion, the smallest... Read more ...

You can buy a new Sony 4K TV now, as first 2020 models hit the market

You can buy a new Sony 4K TV now, as first 2020 models hit the market

Sony doesn't offer as many LCD sets as, say, Samsung - the world's largest TV maker - but there's still a smattering of LCD TVs here to get your eyes on, with the cheapest... Read more ...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing...

'A glimmer of hope': Stocks, oil jump on signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and progress in the coronavirus fight in Europe

Stocks climbed on Tuesday, driven by signs of a Chinese manufacturing recovery and the prospect of the novel coronavirus passing its peak in Europe. The Chinese government... Read more ...

New York's attorney general called Amazon's firing of a worker following a...

New York's attorney general called Amazon's firing of a worker following a protest 'disgraceful' and is 'considering all legal options'

Amazon's decision to fire a warehouse worker Monday after he helped organize a protest was "disgraceful," New York Attorney General Letitia James said in a statement to... Read more ...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being...

National Guard soldier dies after testing positive for coronavirus and being hospitalized

A National Guardsman from New Jersey died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday. The death marked the first time a US service member died from the... Read more ...

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to meet critical...

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to meet critical coronavirus pandemic demand

Ford will make 50,000 ventilators in 100 days, starting April 20, to fight the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Ford, through its partnership with GE Healthcare, is working with... Read more ...

Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office...

Leaked memos reveals why office supplies stores like Staples and Office Depot say they are 'essential' businesses and staying open amid coronavirus shutdowns

Business Insider viewed letters given to Staples and Office Depot employees, which are intended to prove that they work for an "essential" business. Both letters were written... Read more ...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New...

Photos show the 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arriving in New York to support the city in its flight against coronavirus

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort docked on Pier 90 in Manhattan on the morning of March 30 to alleviate the burden that New York City hospitals have been facing amid the... Read more ...

Hungary's prime minister has been handed the power to rule by decree...

Hungary's prime minister has been handed the power to rule by decree indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak

Hungary's parliament passed a bill Monday which Prime Minister Viktor Orbán the right to rule by decree indefinitely in order to. While many governments have taken emergency... Read more ...

Brexit ‘will go ahead on December 31' despite calls for two-year delay

Brexit ‘will go ahead on December 31' despite calls for two-year delay

European MEPs said ‘common sense' meant Brexit should be delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak Boris Johnson has batted away renewed pressure to extend the Brexit... Read more ...