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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has taken more jabs at Dominion, accusing it of a voting 'cover-up' and suggesting its workers 'turn themselves in'

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Mike Lindell stepped up criticism of Dominion's lawsuit against him on Saturday. He claimed their case is "coming apart at the seams" and that "it's over for them." The battle between the pillow-selling pundit and the voting-machine maker has yet to be resolved. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO and zealous supporter of former President Donald Trump, has offered further criticism of D...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Joe Biden, Arizona, Retail, Donald Trump, Trump, Lindell, Newsweek, Dominion, Bannon, Mike Lindell, Steve Bannon, MyPillow, Dominion Voting Systems, Weekend BI UK


Plastic-free and low-waste startups say they saw a massive spike in sales throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Blueland's products. Blueland. Companies that prioritize low-waste or zero plastic use boomed alongside single-use plastics during COVID-19. Blueland, a green cleaning products maker, grew 800% year-over-year during COVID-19. These eco-friendly companies predict this growth will continue. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The demand for single-use plastic-based products like takeout containers has skyrocketed throughout the coronavirus pandemic, but as this plasti...
Tags: Instagram, California, US, Trends, Sustainability, Bbc, Usps, Cameron, B Corp, Retail, Cbs, Starbucks, Zero Waste, Humankind, Bushell, Max Cameron


Daily Mail asked a judge to dismiss MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's lawsuit, arguing that reporting he dated a '30 Rock' star isn't defamatory

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force in March 2020. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images The Daily Mail asked a judge to dismiss MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's defamation lawsuit. Lindell sued the tabloid over a report that he dated actress Jane Krakowski, which he denies. His complaint centers on the reported detail that he gifted her alcohol, though he is a recovering addict. See more s...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Entertainment, Washington Post, China, Trends, Daily Mail, Retail, The Daily Mail, Donald Trump, Defamation, Trump, Lindell, Donald J Trump, Dominion


A former shoe company CFO admitted to siphoning $30 million to pay for diamonds and flights to tropical vacations

Boonchai Wedmakawand/Getty Images The former CFO of a Massachusetts shoe company pleaded guilty to a $30 million embezzlement scheme. 64-year-old Richard Hajjar bought private flights to the Caribbean and diamonds with the money. The company, Alden Shoe Co., terminated Hajjar in October 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former chief financial officer of a Massachusetts shoe company pleaded guilty to embezzling $30 million from the business over the course of seve...
Tags: News, Boston, Massachusetts, New York City, Shoes, Trends, Retail, Wire Fraud, Department Of Justice, US District Court, Doj, Guilty, Justice Department, Caribbean, Cfo, Rbc


More companies, including PayPal and Xbox, are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment. Others are weighing up their options.

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and even auction houses are embracing cryptocurrencies. Other companies are still considering their potential. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trad...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, New York, Australia, Ebay, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Ap, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand


34 Amazon Prime-eligible Mother's Day gifts that are all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Give Mom her caffeine fix with a sampler from Driftaway Coffee. Driftaway Coffee Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift doesn't have to cost a lot or require endless searching. Below, we rounded up 34 of the best gifts on Amazon, all under $25 and eligible for Prime shipping. Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here. If the enthusiastic reaction to handmade cards, misshapen...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, New York, Microsoft, Life, Samsung, America, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Netflix, New York Times, Retail, Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton


Some Peloton customers say they have 'no intention' of returning recalled treadmills despite a child dying and several others being injured during use

Peloton Some Peloton treadmill users say they have "no intention" of returning the machines despite potential danger. Peloton recalled both its treadmills following pressure from US regulators after a child died during use. Some Peloton customers say it's the owner's responsibility to keep children and pets away from the machine. See more stories on Insider's business page. News of Peloton recalling its high-tech treadmills sent shockwaves around the market Wednesday, wiping...
Tags: Fitness, US, Trends, Retail, CPSC, Peloton, William Wallace, Peter Shankman, Shankman, John Mills, Tread, Mary Hanbury, Bethany Biron, At-home Fitness, Peloton Facebook, High-tech fitness


Peloton will face investors one day after it recalled thousands of treadmills. Here are the top questions executives will face.

Peloton Peloton recalled its treadmills on Wednesday, following pressure from federal regulators. The company is set to hold its quarterly earnings call Thursday, one day after the recall. Executives are likely to face questions about the long-term financial and reputational impact. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton recalled more than 125,000 treadmills on Wednesday, sending the company's stock price plummeting.On Thursday, executives will face questions from an...
Tags: News, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Customers, Retail, Jp Morgan, Jpmorgan, Foley, John Foley, CPSC, Peloton, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Tech Insider, Peloton Peloton, Tread


Amazon policies for delivery drivers reportedly include rules on body odor, personal grooming, and social media restrictions

Dinendra Haria/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon contracts delivery drivers through smaller local companies. The companies provides the companies with a set of rules for the drivers that include grooming stipulations, Bloomberg reported. In the past, Amazon has been criticized for its in-car monitoring equipment for delivery drivers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon work rules regulate delivery drivers' personal grooming and social media habits, a...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Amazon Prime, E-commerce, Retail, DSP, Fedex, McDonald, Tech Insider, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Dinendra Haria SOPA Images LightRocket, Amazon delivery drivers, Grace Kay


Nike and Adidas saw their online sales plummet in China over the Xinjiang cotton boycott

Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images Online sales of Adidas and Nike products at Alibaba's Tmall plummeted in April. These sportswear brands are being targeted in a consumer boycott in China against western brands Meanwhile, Chinese athleticwear brands are "reaping" the benefits, according to Morningstar. See more stories on Insider's business page. Adidas and Nike are feeling the effects of a consumer boycott in China.According to a note from Morningstar analyst Ivan Su, online sa...
Tags: Ecommerce, UK, China, Advertising, US, Trends, Nike, Adidas, SU, Alibaba, Retail, Xinjiang, Jefferies, Tmall, Morningstar, Merriman


China is now the world's biggest market for Cuban cigars

A man samples a Cuban Cohiba cigar, made by Habanos, at an event in Shanghai in June 2006. REUTERS/Aly Song China has become the world's biggest market for Cuban cigars, overtaking Spain. Sales in China have grown more than 50% in the past 6 years, Cuba's state cigar company, Habanos, said this week. A box of hand-rolled Cuban cigars - considered the best in the world - can cost thousands of dollars. See more stories on Insider's business page. China has overtaken Spain to bec...
Tags: Europe, China, Africa, US, International, Trends, Spain, Shanghai, Retail, John, Cuba, Havana, Xinhua News Agency, Jose Maria Lopez, China China, Cigar Aficionado


A California court case over a flammable hoverboard could force Amazon to change its entire third-party sales business model

PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images In 2015, a woman named Kisha Loomis suffered burns when a hoverboard ordered on Amazon caught on fire in her house. Loomis sued Amazon in California, and saw her case against the tech giant receive a summary judgment. Amazon successfully argued that the hoverboard merchant "fell outside the chain of distribution," and that it was therefore not responsible for the accident. But now, an appellate court has cleared the lawsuit to go before a judge an...
Tags: Amazon, Texas, Law, California, China, Trends, Customers, Retail, Wiley, Browning, John Wiley, Loomis, John Browning, Patrick T Fallon, Aine Cain, Insider Amazon


Peloton has recalled its Tread+ running machine. There are 2 ways it's different from other treadmills and potentially more dangerous, according to US regulators.

Peloton's $4,295 Tread+. Peloton Peloton recalled its treadmills on Wednesday amid pressure from US regulators to do so. The recall comes after a child died and others were injured while using its $4,295 Tread+ machine. Regulators said they were examining potential safety risks with the design of the machine's base and running belt. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton issued a voluntary recall of its two treadmills on Wednesday after coming under intense scrut...
Tags: Facebook, Fitness, Safety, US, Trends, Retail, John Foley, CPSC, Peloton, William Wallace, US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Home Fitness, Peloton Peloton, Peloton Tread, Tread, Mary Hanbury


Kindle Unlimited gives you access to more than 1 million books for $10 a month - and you get a free 1 month trial

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is a great way to get access tons of books. When you sign up for Kindle Unlimited, you can get 30-days for free or pay $5 for a two-month subscription. If you're a Kindle user or simply like to read, then you're probably familiar with Amazon's massive range of e-books in the Kindle store. For those who want even more options, Amazon's Kindle Unlim...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Kindle, Trends, Reading, Retail, Kindle Unlimited, Amazon Amazon, Tech Insider, Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Deals (Reviews, IP Deals, Insider Reviews, IP Freelance, Insider Reviews 2021


Kindle Unlimited gives you access to more than 1 million books for $10 a month - right you you can a free month trial

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is a great way to get access tons of books. When you sign up for Kindle Unlimited, you can get 30-days for free or pay $5 for a two-month subscription. If you're a Kindle user or simply like to read, then you're probably familiar with Amazon's massive range of e-books in the Kindle store. For those who want even more options, Amazon's Kindle Unlim...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Deals, Kindle, Trends, Reading, Retail, Kindle Unlimited, Amazon Amazon, Tech Insider, Amazon Kindle Unlimited, Deals (Reviews, IP Deals, Insider Reviews, IP Freelance, Insider Reviews 2021


Peloton is recalling its treadmills but its live classes for these machines are still running. Here's what your options are if you own a Tread or Tread+

Peloton Peloton issued a voluntary recall of its treadmills on Wednesday following pressure from US regulators. In the recall note, customers were advised to stop using these machines immediately. For customers who do not wish to return their treadmill, options include repair or having it moved to a safer location. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton issued a voluntary recall of its treadmills on Wednesday following mounting pressure from US regulators to do so after...
Tags: Fitness, US, Trends, Recall, Retail, US Consumer Product Safety Commission CPSC, CPSC, Peloton, Tech Insider, Peloton Peloton, Mary Hanbury, Peloton Tread Peloton, At-home Fitness, CPSC Peloton


Peloton is recalling all of its treadmills after reports of injuries and a death

Peloton Tread+. Peloton Peloton Peloton is recalling all of its treadmills after one child died in an accident with one and others reported injuries. Shares of the company fell sharply in trading Wednesday following the announcement. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton is recalling all of its treadmills after one child died in an accident with one and others reported injuries, the company said in a joint statement with the Consumer Product Safety Commission Wednesday....
Tags: News, Trends, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Recalls, Retail, Breaking News, John Foley, CPSC, Peloton, Peloton Tread, Robert S Adler, Peloton Tread Peloton Peloton Peloton, Consumer Product Safety Commission Today, Natasha Dailey Bethany Biron


Peloton is recalling all its treadmills after a child died and numerous reports of injuries

A Peloton Tread+. Peloton Peloton is recalling all its treadmills after a child died and users reported injuries. Shares of the company fell sharply in trading Wednesday following the announcement. It's the second major recall for Peloton after it issued a voluntary recall on pedals in October. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton is recalling all its treadmills after one child died in an accident and others reported injuries, the company said in a joint statement w...
Tags: News, Trends, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Recalls, Retail, Breaking News, John Foley, CPSC, Peloton, Peloton Tread, Robert S Adler, Peloton Tread Peloton Peloton, Natasha Dailey Bethany Biron


Peloton is recalling all its treadmills after multiple reports of injuries and one death

Peloton Tread+. Peloton Peloton Peloton is recalling all its treadmills after a child died and users reported injuries. Shares of the company fell sharply in trading Wednesday following the announcement. It's the second major recall for Peloton after it issued a voluntary recall on pedals in October. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peloton is recalling all of its treadmills after one child died in an accident with one and others reported injuries, the company said in ...
Tags: News, Trends, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Recalls, Retail, Breaking News, John Foley, CPSC, Peloton, Peloton Tread, Robert S Adler, Peloton Tread Peloton Peloton Peloton, Consumer Product Safety Commission Today, Natasha Dailey Bethany Biron


Five Guys has opened its first ghost kitchen, which only cooks food for delivery, as digital demand continues

Workers prepare orders in a Five Guys restaurant in Kensington, London. Photo by Victoria Jones/PA Images via Getty Images Five Guys has opened its first US ghost kitchen in Garland, Texas. There is no dining room and the location only cooks food for delivery. Many restaurant chains have pivoted to ghost kitchens as demand for takeout boomed. See more stories on Insider's business page. Five Guys has opened its first ghost kitchen in the United States, which doesn't have a dining r...
Tags: Food, New York, Restaurants, US, Trends, Spain, United States, Fast Food, Retail, Travis Kalanick, Takeout, Kroger, Garland, Garland Texas, Smashburger, Burger King Wendy


Krispy Kreme has confidentially filed for an initial public offering

Krispy Kreme recently offered a free doughnut to customers who receive their COVID-19 vaccine. Krispy Kreme Krispy Kreme has confidentially filed for an IPO. The donut chain said on Tuesday it had filed paperwork with the SEC. Krispy Kreme was acquired by JAB Holding in 2016 at a private valuation of $1.35 billion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme said on Tuesday it had confidentially submitted paperwork for an initial public offering with the Se...
Tags: Ipo, Trends, Retail, Bengaluru, Reuters, Krispy Kreme, Reimann, Panera Bread, Krispy Kreme Krispy Kreme, Aditya Soni, Nivedita Balu, SEC Krispy Kreme, Securities and Exchange Commission Krispy Kreme, Tyler Sonnemaker Reuters


Taco night is going to get more expensive for Americans this summer as corn prices skyrocket

Getty Corn tortillas may be difficult to find this summer, as major corn producers struggle to meet demand. Labor shortages and poor weather have decreased corn yields for major producers. China is leading a surge in demand as it seeks to replenish its swine herd. See more stories on Insider's business page. Taco shells will be in short supply this summer.Corn tacos will be more difficult to find in grocery stores as demand for corn - a key product in anything from fuel to animal feed...
Tags: News, China, US, Trends, Corn, Economy, Retail, Brazil, Argentina, Taco, Food Shortages, Midwest, Reuters, Moya, US Farmers, Grace Kay


Pandora is ditching mined diamonds for lab-grown stones that cost as little as $350. It's the first major jewelry company to make the move.

Pandora's new lab-grown diamonds collection. Courtesy of Pandora Pandora said it would no longer use mined diamonds in its jewelry. The company is hoping to woo a new customer base with cheaper, lab-grown stones that are more sustainable. The production of lab-grown diamonds has grown in the past two years, while rough diamond production has fallen. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pandora is the first major jewelry brand to promise to stop using mined diamonds in any...
Tags: UK, Trends, Bbc, Pandora, Diamonds, Retail, Bain Company, MEGHAN MARKLE, Pandora Pandora, Mary Hanbury, Alexander Lacik, Lacik, Lab-grown diamonds


Ikea is giving away the tiny home on wheels it built to promote tiny living using Ikea furniture - see inside

Ikea's tiny home. Ikea Ikea is doing a giveaway of its tiny home on wheels that was intitially unveiled in fall 2020. The tiny home sits inside of Escape Homes' Vista Boho XL model, which has a bedroom, living room, kitchen, and bathroom. The interior is primarily equipped with Ikea furniture. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Ikea is doing a giveaway of its 187-square-foot tiny home on wheels that was first unveiled in fall 2020 in partnership with Vox Cr...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Sustainability, Furniture, Ikea, Retail, Vox, RV, Tiny Home On Wheels, Tiny Home, Norden, Kungsbacka, ESCAPE Homes, Tiny Living, Ikea Ikea, Dan Dobrowolski


28 clever Mother's Day gifts under $50 that are all Amazon Prime-eligible

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Succulents are a great gift for busy moms because they don't require a lot of maintenance or water. Amazon If you're shopping for a Mother's Day gift, Amazon Prime makes it easy. We rounded up 28 memorable and clever Mother's Day gifts under $50 with free two-day Prime shipping. Browse more of our Mother's Day gift ideas and check out all of Insider Reviews gift guides. In many househ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Life, Trends, Amazon Prime, Retail, Gift Guides, Alexa, Mother's Day, Ghirardelli, Nat, Gifts For Her, Amazon Gift, Popsocket, Insider Picks Gift Guides, IP Roundup


Amazon is polling drivers about their bathroom breaks after apologizing for denying that workers pee in bottles. Drivers say the survey is missing a key answer.

Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Amazon asked its drivers in a survey if they're "able to find restrooms" on their routes. The drivers said the question missed the point of their problem - that they don't have time to. "They're giving us monster routes," one driver told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon asked its drivers in a recent survey if they were "able to find restrooms" while making deliveries, but workers said the ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Trends, Retail, Jeff Bezos, LANSING Michigan, Tech Insider, Several Amazon, Amazon Drivers, Amazon delivery drivers, Robert Lupia, Natasha Dailey Avery Hartmans


Amazon is polling drivers about their bathroom breaks after apologizing for denying workers pee in bottles. Drivers say the survey is missing a key answer.

Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Amazon asked its drivers in a survey if they're "able to find restrooms" on their routes. The drivers said the question missed the point of their problem - that they don't have time to. "They're giving us monster routes," one driver told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon asked its drivers in a recent survey if they were "able to find restrooms" while making deliveries, but workers said the ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, News, Trends, Retail, Jeff Bezos, LANSING Michigan, Tech Insider, Several Amazon, Amazon Drivers, Amazon delivery drivers, Robert Lupia, Natasha Dailey Avery Hartmans


Shopee exec explains how mobile-first platforms are helping businesses in Southeast Asia optimize

Terence Pang, chief commercial officer at Shopee Shopee Terence Pang is the chief commercial officer at Shopee. Pang talks about how the digital revolution in Southeast Asia is being spurred by mobile platforms. Because of his work, Insider named Pang to our annual list of the 10 leaders transforming retail. Visit Insider's Transforming Business homepage for more stories. Southeast Asia (SEA) has seen rapid development in the past decade, as countries become more urbaniz...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, China, Southeast Asia, Singapore, US, Trends, E-commerce, Sea, Philippines, Retail, Platforms, West Java, Nonthaburi, Oreal, East Malaysia


McDonald's is offering free McFlurries for its new Caramel Brownie flavor on Tuesday. Here's how to get one.

Yelp/Sarah K. McDonald's will give out free McFlurries on May 4. No purchase is required to receive a free regular size serving of the new Caramel Brownie McFlurry. See more stories on Insider's business page. McDonald's will give away free McFlurries on Tuesday following its debut of a new flavor.The fast-food chain will hand out regular size cups of its new Caramel Brownie McFlurry on May 4. The new flavor, which is characterized as "salty and sweet," was only just released ...
Tags: News, Restaurants, Trends, Ice Cream, Retail, Mcdonald's, McDonald, Free Food, Mcflurry, Grace Kay, Caramel Brownie McFlurry, Caramel Brownie, Yelp Sarah K McDonald, Caramel Brownie McFlurry McDonalds McDonald


High trucking costs are expected to last through 2021, adding to retailers' challenges

Bob Riha Jr./Reuters Bob Riha Jr./Reuters A shortage of semi-conductors to build new trucks and drivers to drive them is causing rising freight costs. The rising transportation costs coupled with backlogged ports are adding to business woes. Toilet paper, diapers, cars, bikes, electronics, and houses have all become more expensive lately. See more stories on Insider's business page. Retailers are sounding the alarm on increasing transportation costs as truck drivers and new trucks are...
Tags: Texas, News, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Retail, Shortage, Toilet, General Mills, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Sharpie, Reuters, Robinson, Ravi Saligram, Bed Bath & Beyond



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