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Johnson & Johnson is facing a lawsuit for marketing its baby powder that's accused of causing cancer to Black women

A container of Johnson's baby powder. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The National Council of Negro Women is suing Johnson & Johnson over its talc baby powder. The lawsuit says that the company "deceptively" marketed the powder to Black women. There have been 25,000 lawsuits filed in the US over the company's baby powder. See more stories on Insider's business page. Johnson & Johnson is facing another lawsuit over its talc baby powder. The National Council of Negro Women filed ...
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Toy prices are about to increase just in time for the holiday season

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Toy and game maker Hasbro said prices will increase just in time for the holiday season. Hasbro says the increase in prices is due to supply chain issues. It's unclear how much the price will increase. See more stories on Insider's business page. Holiday season is right around the corner, and toy and game maker Hasbro warned of increased prices in the months leading up to it. "We successfully established price increases that go into effect during the thir...
Tags: Gaming, Toys, News, Trends, Supply Chain, Retail, Hasbro, Goldner, Matt Cardy, Aleeya Mayo, Getty Images Toy, Brian D Goldner, Deb Thomas


Toy giant Hasbro says it's raising prices just in time for the holidays

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Toy and game maker Hasbro said it will increase prices just in time for the holiday season. Hasbro says the increase in prices is due to supply chain issues. It's unclear how much the price will increase. See more stories on Insider's business page. Holiday season is right around the corner, and toy and game maker Hasbro warned of increased prices in the months leading up to it. "We successfully established price increases that go into effect during the t...
Tags: Gaming, Toys, News, Trends, Supply Chain, Retail, Hasbro, Goldner, Matt Cardy, Aleeya Mayo, Getty Images Toy, Brian D Goldner, Deb Thomas


22 features that make Tesla cars unlike any others

Tesla Model X Tesla Tesla vehicles are engineered with a plethora of interesting features. These include a bioweapon defense mode, sentry mode, and other hidden Easter eggs. The features have helped the company gain such a cult following. See more stories on Insider's business page. Most people know Tesla for its sleek and luxury electric cars and its eccentric CEO Elon Musk, but some may not know the electric vehicles are equipped with a plethora of features that you wouldn't f...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Cnn, Features, Santa, Bugatti, Fernando, Burbank, Spike, Littleton Colorado, Teslas, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Burbank Town Center


An NYC restaurant is serving $200 fries blanched in Dom Perignon and sprinkled with 23 carat gold dust.

Serendipity3 holds the Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fries Serendipity3 NYC restaurant Serendipity3 broke the Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fries. The luxury fries are cost $200 and packed with over-the-top ingredients. You have to request an order 48 hours in advance, plus there's already a waitlist. See more stories on Insider's business page. A New York City restaurant earned a Guinness World Record for the most expensive French fry...
Tags: NYC, Life, New York City, Trends, Luxury, Retail, Guinness World Records, Jersey, Nyc Restaurants, Dom Perignon, French Fries, Volterra, Calderone, Aleeya Mayo, Business Visual Features, J LeBlanc


Disney is moving thousands of jobs from California to 'business friendly' Florida

Walt Disney World in Florida in 2020. Olga Thompson/Walt Disney World Resort via Getty Images Disney will be relocating 2,000 employees to Florida. The company says the employees all work in the parks, experiences, and products division. About 60,000 employees already work in Florida, which Disney says is more "business-friendly." See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney announced plans Thursday to move 2,000 employees from Southern California to a new campus near Orlando,...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Entertainment, California, Disney, Trends, Walt Disney World, Los Angeles Times, Southern California, Walt Disney Co, Orlando Florida, LA Times, Walt Disney World Resort, Elliot Management, Josh D Amaro


Richard Branson hits back at critics of the billionaire space race, saying he's giving jobs to scientists to create 'wonderful things'

Richard Branson floats in zero gravity in Virgin Galactic's spacecraft Virgin Galactic Richard Branson defended his $841 million trip to space in an interview with NBC. The Virgin Galactic founder says pressing issues on Earth should be funded, but space should also. Branson says that VG engineers and scientists are making space accessible for a fraction of the environmental cost. See more stories on Insider's business page. Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson defended his ...
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Elon Musk said he never rage-fired employees - he just gives 'clear and frank' feedback

Elon Musk. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Elon Musk denied in court Monday that he ever rage-fired employees. The Tesla CEO said he "gives clear and frank feedback which may be construed as derision." Tesla shareholders filed a lawsuit after the firm acquired SolarCity in 2016. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk appeared in court Monday to defend Tesla's acquisition of SolarCity in 2016 and denied ever rage-firing employees.The CEO instead suggested that he "g...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Solarcity, Delaware, Musk, Solar City, Milberg Weiss, Tech Insider, Randall Baron, Aleeya Mayo, Elon Musk Kevork Djansezian Getty Images Elon Musk, Robbins Geller


A Twitter exec lays out why he's excited to return to the office, even as the company shifts to a fully remote option: 'We can't just solve for us extroverts'

NurPhoto/Getty Images Twitter is opening its offices in New York and San Francisco for the first time since the pandemic. CFO Ned Segal said he was excited for "guiltless opportunities" to work from home. All Twitter employees can permanently work remotely even as some return to the office. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter will be opening its San Francisco, and New York offices for the first time since the pandemic, Twitter CFO Ned Segal said in a tweet on Monda...
Tags: Twitter, Spotify, New York, News, America, San Francisco, Trends, Netflix, Goldman Sachs, Segal, Remote workers, Tech Insider, Ned Segal, Aleeya Mayo, NurPhoto Getty Images Twitter


As restaurants grapple with sky-high poultry prices, Beyond Meat's vegan 'chicken tenders' couldn't come at a better time

Beyond Meat's vegan chicken sliders. Beyond Meat Beyond Meat launched its newest plant-based meat alternative, vegan chicken tenders. Farmers are struggling to keep up with demand, sending the US into a chicken shortage. Restaurants owners say the price of wings have more than doubled in the past few months. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you've noticed the price of chicken wings going up at your favorite joint, you're right: Prices are high thanks to a n...
Tags: News, Restaurants, US, Trends, Usda, Chicago, Gmo, Chicken, Farmers, Retail, Fortune, Vegan, Beyond Meat, Jpmorgan, Dunkin, Alternative Meat


A $14 billion IT company is enticing staff to get vaccinated with the chance to win a full year's salary

Leidos Inc,. is giving away one year's salary to 10 random employees, as an incentive for more workers to get vaccinated. Mario Tama/Getty Images Leidos is splitting $1 million between 10 random employees as an incentive to get vaccinated. Each employee that is selected will receive enough cash to equal one year's pay. The US is just below the 50% vaccination mark, with 47.9% of Americans being fully vaccinated, See more stories on Insider's business page. Leidos, a major gove...
Tags: Technology, News, Washington Post, Virginia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Ohio, Vaccine, Andrew Cuomo, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Leidos, Krone, Mario Tama Getty, Leidos Inc


Airline traffic finally topped pre-pandemic levels going into one of the busiest travel weekends yet

AAA estimates that 47.7 million Americans will travel for the July Fourth weekend. Thomas Pallini/Insider AAA estimates that 47.7 million Americans are expected to travel this holiday weekend. The number of people traveling on airplanes has increased 164% compared to last year. Hotel and car rental prices have increased as more people are gearing up to travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 2 million people passed through TSA checkpoints on Thursday, nearly tr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, Air Travel, Trends, Airplane, Tsa, AAA, Travelers, Fourth of July, Aleeya Mayo, Post Pandemic, Thomas Pallini Insider AAA


Amazon's carbon emissions rose 19% last year, showing just how far it has to go to reach its net-zero carbon pledge.

Marcos del Mazo/LightRocket via Getty Images Amazon's carbon footprint rose 19% in 2020 compared to the previous year. Amazon says they've reached 65% renewable energy across the entire company. The company has pledged to have net-zero carbon emissions by 2040. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon's overall carbon footprint rose 19% in 2020, the company said in its annual sustainability report released Wednesday outlining its progress to a net-zero carbon ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Technology, News, Trends, Sustainability, Jeff Bezos, GETTY IMAGES Amazon, Rivian, Marcos del Mazo LightRocket, Aleeya Mayo, Kara Hurst VP of Worldwide Sustainability


America's first Black billionaire is calling for $14 trillion in reparations to compensate for slavery, Jim Crow, and '200 years of systemic racism'

Robert L. Johnson, BET Founder and former Chairman. L. Cohen / WireImage for BET Network / Getty Images Robert L. Johnson, America's first Black billionaire, is calling on the federal government to pay reparations. His suggested $14 trillion would be roughly $333,400 per Black person in the US. He also urged lawmakers to pass a decades-old bill that would set the stage for reparations. See more stories on Insider's business page. Robert L. Johnson, America's first Black billi...
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E-cigarette maker Juul agreed to overhaul its marketing - including only using models older than 35 in ads - to crack down on teen vaping

Associated Press Juul agreed to pay North Carolina a $40 million settlement. As part of the settlement, Juul will make major changes to how it markets and sells its e-cigarettes. The company will no longer use models under 35-years-old on ads and will use mystery shoppers to find scofflaw retailers. See more stories on Insider's business page. North Carolina reached a $40 million settlement with e-cigarette maker Juul Labs, the state's attorney general said Monday.It's the f...
Tags: News, Trends, New York Times, Retail, Fda, E-cigarettes, Vaping, North Carolina, Cnbc, Juul, Josh Stein, Juul Labs, Aleeya Mayo, Associated Press Juul, AG Stein


Starbucks store traffic 'shot through the roof' in areas with higher vaccination rates, CEO says

Starbucks CEO says foot traffic "shot through the roof" in areas with higher vaccination rates. Starbucks Starbucks saw foot traffic go "through the roof" in areas with higher vaccination rates. The CEO attributed the rise in foot traffic to higher vaccination rates and relaxed COVID restrictions. Retail stores saw nearly 30% more foot traffic in March compared to January, data shows. See more stories on Insider's business page. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said the company has seen a ...
Tags: Europe, Mexico, US, Trends, Walmart, United States, Starbucks, Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Cnbc, Jim Cramer, Small Business Trends, Starbucks Starbucks, Aleeya Mayo


Amazon's first union vote failed, but labor activists aren't giving up

MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images The International Brotherhood of Teamsters will vote Thursday about organizing Amazon workers, Vice reports. Amazon defeated efforts to unionize its Bessemer, Alabama warehouse earlier this year. Amazon has a history of campaigning heavily against unionization efforts. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is used to unions trying to organize its workers. And while there hasn't been any success in unionizing US warehouse workers and...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, Trends, Cnbc, Teamsters, Bessemer, Kroger, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Tech Insider, Bessemer Alabama, RWDSU, Mandel Ngan AFP, Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union RWDSU, Amazon Union, Aleeya Mayo


Amazon isn't alone in reportedly destroying unsold goods. Nike, Burberry, H&M and others have also come under fire for torching their own products.

Models showcase Burberry's latest designs during London Fashion Week February 2020. John Phillips/BFC/Getty Images for BFC Amazon reportedly destroyed 130,000 unsold and returned items in a single week. Burberry, Urban Outfitters, H&M, Nike, and Victoria's Secret have also come under fire for the practice. The fashion industry makes up 10% of humanity's carbon emissions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is not the only company that has been reportedly d...
Tags: Amazon, London, News, Scotland, Trends, Nike, Walmart, Retail, Burberry, Victoria, Chanel, Vox, Victoria's Secret, Michael Kors, Urban Outfitters, Parsons School Of Design


Black owned businesses make up less than 2% of all US corporations. There could be a $700 billion reward for those who can fill the gap.

McKinsey consulting firm estimates Black shoppers are willing to spend 20% more for a product that actually caters to them. DragonImages/Getty McKinsey estimates $700 billion value can be created by companies that cater to Black customers. That wealth could also help solve the racial income and wealth gaps that exist in the US economy. Black households spent approximately $835 billion in 2019, making up only 10% of the nation's total. See more stories on Insider's business page. As...
Tags: Amazon, US, America, Trends, Black Lives Matter, Black, Mckinsey, JPMorgan Chase, Ally Bank, Aleeya Mayo, McKinsey Black


The red-hot housing market is leaving people of color behind. JPMorgan is pushing for new rules to fight 'appraisal bias' in real estate

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. World headquarters are pictured on April 17, 2019 in New York City. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images JPMorgan announced a list of new policies aimed at fighting racial biases in the housing market. The bank says it wants to bring "equitable access to affordable housing" and "economic opportunity for renters and homeowners." Just last month a Black homeowner from Indianapolis got appraised $100,000 more for her home when her white friend stood in for her. S...
Tags: Real Estate, Politics, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Housing Market, Indianapolis, Cnn, Afp, Jpmorgan, Heather Higginbottom, New York City JOHANNES EISELE, Getty Images JPMorgan, Aleeya Mayo, Carlette Duffy


Amazon is launching a startup accelerator for Black entrepreneurs that could help fix one of the biggest problems in venture capital

Studies show that Black founders only receive 1% of all venture capital funding. Amazon says it's aiming to "help build sustainable equity and growth" Courtesy of WDB Marketing Amazon is launching a Black Business Accelerator that includes education and mentorship for founders. The company says it's aiming to "help build sustainable equity and growth" for Black businesses. Black founders only receive about 1% of all venture capital funding, studies show. See more stories on Insid...
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Foot Locker will close all of its stores and warehouses on Thanksgiving

A line of customers waiting outside Foot Locker in Manhattan, New York in 2020. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Foot Locker will be closed on Thanksgiving this year. Other retail stores such as Walmart, Target, and Best Buy will also be closed for the holiday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Foot Locker is closed for Thanksgiving this year. The company told Insider that all of its North American stores, distribution centers, customer care units, production facilities, and corpo...
Tags: Black Friday, News, Thanksgiving, Cdc, Trends, Walmart, Retail, Manhattan New York, Walmart Target, Foot Locker, Aleeya Mayo, Jeenah Moon Getty Images Foot Locker


A collection of rare wines up to 100 years old is expected to sell at auction for $10 million

877 bottles of vintage champagne dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off by Acker wine auction house CNBC reported. Andreas Prott/Shutterstock 877 bottles of wine dating back from 1911 to 1943 are being auctioned off this week. CNBC reported that the collection of vintage wines are expected to sell for $10 million In 2020, champagne sales declined 18% due to restrictions on indoor dining at bars and restaurants. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you have ...
Tags: Life, Trends, Markets, Auction, Wine, Champagne, Vintage, Cnbc, Acker, Moet Chandon, Aleeya Mayo, Andreas Prott Shutterstock, John Kapon, Krug Bollinger Louis Roederer Pol Roger, Kapon


JPMorgan says these 10 books can help 'light a path forward' after the pandemic

A man reads a book at the Anantara Rasananda in Koh Phangan, Thailand. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images JPMorgan has released its 21st annual summer reading list. The summer reading list for this year hopes to "light a path forward" post-pandemic. Books on the list range from science and innovation to interior design, inspiration, and more. See more stories on Insider's business page. JPMorgan has released its 21st annual summer reading list. The theme for this year's list is energy ...
Tags: News, Navy, Finance, White House, Trends, Strategy, Bill Gates, Shanghai, Jpmorgan, Liu, Booklist, Fletcher, Adam Grant, Hayes, Mesopotamia, Betty Liu


Space tourism is about to take off. Here's how firms like Virgin Galactic, Blue Origin and SpaceX are making sure visitors' bodies can survive the trip.

SpaceX Companies are preparing to take tourists to the edge of space as soon as 2022. Bidding for a seat onboard a Blue Origin spaceship has reached a whopping $2.8 million. As voyages get longer, training regimens will make sure humans can handle the trip. See more stories on Insider's business page. Companies like Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic and Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin are gearing up to send tourists to the edge of space - and eventually, beyond - But for ordinary...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, International Space Station, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Space X, Blue Origin, Afp, New Shepard


Apple is upping AirTags' privacy measures, and will now alert you more quickly if a strange one is nearby

When Apple announced the tracking tags in April, privacy advocates warned about how they could be used in nefarious ways. Apple Apple has rolled out updates for its new AirTag sensors, upping the level of privacy and security. AirTag sensors will now beep at a random time 8-24 hours after being separated from its owner. Apple is also creating an app for Android users to "detect an AirTag or Find My network-enabled accessory." See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple has roll...
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Ally Bank is eliminating overdraft fees, which disproportionately affect poor households and people of color

Ally Financial Bank announced Wednesday that it is eliminating overdraft fees on all accounts, and all customers are eligible. Ally Bank/Facebook Ally Bank is eliminating overdraft fees on all accounts. People of color made up 95% of the $12.4 billion in overdraft fees paid in 2020. During the pandemic, four big Wall Street banks collected nearly $4 billion in overdraft fees. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ally Bank, the largest digital bank in the US, announced Wednesd...
Tags: News, Finance, US, Trends, Economy, Jamie Dimon, Wells Fargo, Jpmorgan, Brown, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Jeffrey Brown, Ally Bank, Overdraft Fees, Aleeya Mayo, Ally Financial Bank


Google workers are pushing the company to use preferred names on ID badges and drop deadnames

The Alphabet Workers union launched a petition calling for Google to stop requiring trans workers to use deadnames on company badges. Ng Han Guan/AP Photo The Alphabet Workers Union launched a new campaign urging Google to #DropTheDeadnames. Their petition asks Google to stop requiring trans workers to use names they no longer identify with on company ID badges. Many businesses, from Silicon Valley to Wall Street, are working to create more gender-inclusive work environments. See more s...
Tags: Google, News, Instagram, US, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Lgbtq, Gender Equality, Alphabet, Lee, American Journal of Public Health, Tech Insider, Deadname, Alphabet Workers Union


Activists are pressuring Walmart to add employee representatives to its board of directors

Walmart is being challenged by activists to create a place for the company's lower level employees to sit on its board of directors, Axios reported. Kena Betancur/VIEWpress/Getty Images Civil rights activist Rev. William Barber II is calling on Walmart to add employee representatives to its board. Barber will address Walmart shareholders tomorrow, advocating for workers most affected by COVID-19. In the US, at least 134 grocery store workers have died due to COVID-19 See more stories...
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Airbnb has extended its 'party ban' until the end of the summer

Airbnb announced that it will not be allowing guests to throw parties at Airbnb rentals for the entire 2021 summer. Yuriko Nakao/Getty Image Airbnb will not be allowing guests to throw parties at rentals for all of summer 2021. CEO Brian Chesky says, "We want to be really good community players all over the world." Earlier this week, Airbnb rolled out more than 100 new features on the app for guests and hosts. See more stories on Insider's business page. With more people getting vacci...
Tags: Travel, News, US, Trends, Spain, Airbnb, Brian Chesky, Tech Insider, US Canada UK France, Yuriko Nakao Getty, Aleeya Mayo