Starbucks hops on the bandwagon and eliminates plastic straws

Starbucks says it will eliminate all plastic straws from its 28,000 stores around the world by 2020, citing the threats they pose to oceans....

Ivanka Trump’s fashion brand is closing

First daughter and White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump is shutting down her eponymous fashion company. The brand’s remaining products will continue to be...

Experts worry Amazon is building a dangerous monopoly

Amazon’s Prime Day, the e-commerce giant’s annual shopping holiday, draws millions of shoppers to its platform in hopes of scoring discounts. But the reason...

Why MoviePass is the future — even if it doesn’t survive

On May 2, echoing the cries of a weary nation, Gizmodo ran an article titled “At This Point, MoviePass Is Just Messing with Us.” It...

Trump just intensified his trade war with China

President Donald Trump is escalating his ongoing trade war with China — by threatening to add tariffs to $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The...

Elon Musk is now facing a Justice Department probe over his...

The fallout from Elon Musk’s Twitter tease that he might take Tesla private continues: Now the Department of Justice is looking into it. The electric...

I’m a bartender. I depend on tips. It’s a terrible way...

When a conference full of attendees from foreign countries came to a hotel near the establishment where I worked, I was worried I wasn’t...

Why fashion brands destroy billions’ worth of their own merchandise every...

The British luxury brand Burberry brought in $3.6 billion in revenue last year — and destroyed $36.8 million worth of its own merchandise. In...

The controversy over “Kylie Jenner, self-made billionaire,” explained

Being a billionaire is like being pregnant: You either are or are not. You either have a billion dollars or you don’t have a...

Women accuse Facebook of illegally posting job ads that only men...

Facebook’s business model is under scrutiny again for its alleged role in perpetuating job discrimination. A group of women Facebook users filed a gender discrimination...

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