Shopping and Retail

$300 unemployment benefit: Massachusetts businesses face labor shortage as laid-off workers ‘happy taking benefits until Labor Day'

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

The state's unemployment benefits and the fed's weekly $300 jobless bonus checks until Labor Day are giving laid-off workers a “whole lot of incentive to spend the summer at...
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Manager claims he helped NY sub shop owner kill worker over money dispute

Manager claims he helped NY sub shop owner kill worker over money dispute

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The manager of upstate New York sandwich shop confessed to helping his former boss kill a coworker because of a dispute over money in 2019. James Duffy, 35, pleaded guilty last...
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Orange County considering ordinance that would ban retail sale of cats and dogs

Orange County considering ordinance that would ban retail sale of cats and dogs

6 hours ago   |   WESH

Orange County is considering an ordinance that would ban the retail sale of cats and dogs. At a workshop on Tuesday morning, more than 30 citizens spoke out on the issue.
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Fashion Resale Site ThredUp In Deal To Power Resale For Vera Bradley

8 hours ago   |   Forbes

Fashion resale site thredUp will issue its 2021 Resale Report in July, but the retailer shared exclusively some key points in advance, including 159.4 million U.S. consumers...
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Victoria's Secret set to become a publicly traded company

8 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

After a desperate and unsuccessful search by parent company L Brands to find a buyer, Victoria's Secret is being spun off into its own company as the women's underwear retailer...
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National chains paid 93% of rent in April

9 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

In April 2020, one month after pandemic-related lockdowns started in much of the U.S., national chains such as Ann Taylor, Bob's Discount Furniture, Men's Wearhouse and Tilly's...
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Elton John and Years & Years Cover Pet Shop Boys at BRIT Awards 2021: Watch

9 hours ago   |   Pitchfork

They covered “It's a Sin,” the title track from the BBC drama starring Olly Alexander
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Proposed Aberdeen budget nears $35 million, but council changes are likely before passage

10 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Aberdeen's proposed budget for the coming fiscal year approaches $35 million, with the biggest increases over the previous year centered on the city's water and general funds...
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Governors Island rezoning inches closer to final vote

10 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

The rezoning of Governors Island is nearing a final vote, albeit with a few tweaks and limitations on new development. The City Council's land use subcommittee on Tuesday voted...
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Some gas stations run dry as motorists rush to fill their tanks after pipeline shutdown

10 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Americans hoarding gasoline are running the system dry, a system that won't be able to fully replenish retail stations for perhaps weeks,” one gas analyst said.
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Yankees coach Phil Nevin tests positive for coronavirus

Yankees coach Phil Nevin tests positive for coronavirus

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - New York Yankees third base coach Phil Nevin is away from the team after a positive COVID-19 test. Read more ...

Mazeika's 2nd walkoff in 4 games lifts Mets over Orioles

Mazeika's 2nd walkoff in 4 games lifts Mets over Orioles

NEW YORK - Patrick Mazeika got his second walkoff RBI in four career games with a fielder's choice grounder in the ninth inning, helping the banged-up New York Mets rally to... Read more ...

Kyrie Irving injury update: Nets star ruled out after taking elbow to face...

Kyrie Irving injury update: Nets star ruled out after taking elbow to face vs. Bulls

Kyrie Irving went down with a facial contusion against the Bulls, and the Nets star didn't return to action. Read more ...

Liz Cheney says Trump and GOP backers threaten democracy

Liz Cheney says Trump and GOP backers threaten democracy

In an abruptly announced evening appearance in a nearly empty House chamber, Cheney, R-Wyo., cast herself as a defender of the Constitution. Read more ...

Montgomery goes 6 strong innings, Yankees beat Rays 3-1

Montgomery goes 6 strong innings, Yankees beat Rays 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla - Jordan Montgomery pitched six strong innings, Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez homered, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Tuesday night. Read more ...

There's more to worker shortages than added unemployment benefits, experts say

There's more to worker shortages than added unemployment benefits, experts say

Gov. Kim Reynolds' moved to end Iowa's participation in enhanced federal unemployment benefits spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday, Read more ...

Miller High Life is hiring a Champagne of Beers ambassador who gets $20K and...

Miller High Life is hiring a Champagne of Beers ambassador who gets $20K and free beer

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Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

WASHINGTON - Michael Raffl scored from a tight angle with 1.8 seconds remaining and the Washington Capitals beat the short-handed Boston Bruins 2-1 on Tuesday night in the... Read more ...

Defiant Liz Cheney lays out her case ahead of vote to oust her from GOP...

Defiant Liz Cheney lays out her case ahead of vote to oust her from GOP leadership

Liz Cheney took to the House floor to defend her stance on former President Trump on the eve of the House GOP's conference vote to oust her from her leadership position. Read more ...

Bieber extends own MLB strikeout record, Indians beat Cubs

Bieber extends own MLB strikeout record, Indians beat Cubs

CLEVELAND - Shane Bieber pitched out of some early trouble before extending his strikeout record and César Hernández hit a two-run homer, sending the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2... Read more ...