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Northwest Arkansas will pay you $10,000 in bitcoin to move there and help turn it into a crypto hub

DenisTangneyJr/Getty Images A nonprofit in Northwest Arkansas is hoping to lure tech workers with $10,000 in free bitcoin. The offer also includes a free bike and has garnered more than 35,000 applicants so far. It's one of over a dozen US programs launched during the pandemic to attract remote workers. A nonprofit in Northwest Arkansas is offering $10,000 worth of free bitcoin to lure newcomers to the region. It's part of a broader push to spur migration to Northwest Arkansas and to ...
Tags: News, US, West Virginia, Trends, Strategy, Remote Work, Walmart, Bloomberg, Arkansas, Tulsa, Walton, Northwest Arkansas, University of Arkansas, Walton Family, Relocation, Remote workers


Low pay isn't causing people to quit their jobs — toxic workplace culture is

Steve Pfost/Newsday RM via Getty Images Compensation isn't the biggest factor in an employee deciding to quit, a new analysis found. Toxic workplace culture is 10.4 times more likely to contribute to an employee leaving. Retail workers are the most likely to quit, but firms like SpaceX have also had a high quit-rate. Workers are quitting their jobs in record numbers. But what's nudging them out the door isn't low pay — it's toxic workplace culture. That's according to a ne...
Tags: Spacex, Careers, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Mckinsey, Employee Retention, McKinsey Company, MIT Sloan Management Review, Ella Cerón, Donald Sull, Avery Hartmans, Bloomberg Global, Sull, Aine Cain, Toxic Workplace


Jeff Bezos turns 58 today. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.7 trillion company and became one of the world's richest people.

Jeff Bezos inside Amazon's Spheres in 2018.The Washington Post/Getty Images Jeff Bezos began his career as a hedge-funder in New York before leaving to start Amazon. Amazon struggled to turn a profit at first, but these days, it's worth $1.7 trillion. Its share price has hit new highs during the pandemic. Along the way, Bezos has faced antitrust scrutiny, weathered scandals, traveled to space, and become one of the world's richest people. Jeff Bezos' mom, Jackie, was a teen...
Tags: Google, Amazon, New York, Texas, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Germany, India, New York City, US, Trends, Tech, Bloomberg, Iran


Melinda French Gates has reportedly played a 'pivotal role' in helping MacKenzie Scott become a powerhouse philanthropist

MacKenzie Scott, left, and Melinda French Gates.Jörg Carstensen/picture alliance via Getty Images; Nathan Congleton/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Melinda French Gates' team helped MacKenzie Scott set up her philanthropic operations, Puck reports. Scott is now one of the top philanthropists in the US, donating over $8.5 billion since 2020. Gates and Scott are billionaires after their divorces from Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos, respectively. MacKenzie Scott has become one of th...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, US, Trends, Strategy, Getty Images, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Philanthropy, Scott, Bezos, Melinda, Mackenzie Scott, Tech Insider, Schleifer, Avery Hartmans


A baby boom could be brewing, according to a new survey

Newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York in February 2017.Associated Press A new Bank of America survey shows a spike in people planning to have a baby in the coming year. It's more evidence that a millennial baby boom is coming, which is good news for retailers. But some experts predict that people are just playing catch-up after delaying having kids. Early signs point to 2022 being the year of the baby boom. After years of warnings about declinin...
Tags: New York, Babies, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Economy, Millennials, Retail, BofA, Baby Boom, Hillary Hoffower, Global Industry Analysts, Birth Rate, Avery Hartmans, Mary Hanbury, BofA Global Research


Shoppers are expected to return up to $120 billion worth of holiday gifts this year — the process is costly to retailers, annoying to consumers, and harmful to the planet

Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Shoppers are expected to return up to $120 billion worth of holiday products, Optoro estimates. Retailers spend as much as 66% of the price of a product to process a return. But it's costly for the environment, too: About 6 billion pounds of returns ends up in landfills. Chances are, if you exchanged gifts this holiday season, you're currently saddled with a small mountain of stuff to return now that the holidays have passed.As you check r...
Tags: Holiday Shopping, Trends, UPS, Retail, Vietnam, Logistics, American Eagle, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Returns, Mastercard, Optoro, Adam Vitarello, Irfan Khan, Avery Hartmans, Vitarello


Kanye West recruited the designer behind Kim Kardashian's blacked-out Met Gala look for a new Yeezy Gap collection

Kim Kardashian West wearing Balenciaga at the 2021 Met Gala, left, and Kanye West, otherwise known as Ye.Theo Wargo/Getty Images; ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images Kanye West, who now goes by Ye, is working with Balenciaga on an upcoming Yeezy Gap collection. Ye signed a 10-year deal to produce apparel for Gap in 2020 under the Yeezy Gap brand. A $90 Yeezy Gap hoodie recently broke a single-day sales record for the apparel brand. Yeezy Gap is getting some help from the high-fashion designer b...
Tags: Fashion, Kim Kardashian, News, Trends, Kanye West, West, Vogue, Retail, Gap, Met Gala, Kim Kardashian West, Nick Cannon, Yeezy, Ye, Balenciaga, Donda


Coca-Cola will launch a Fresca canned cocktail with the company behind Corona. It's part of a broader shift in the alcohol industry as hard seltzer's popularity fades.

A Coca-Cola bottling plant in Germany.Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Coca-Cola is launching a Fresca canned cocktail in partnership with Corona's US producer. It's the company's third alcoholic drink launch and follows the success of Topo Chico Hard Seltzer. It marks a shift in the alcoholic beverage industry as hard seltzer's popularity wanes. Coca-Cola is partnering with Corona's US producer to launch a new Fresca canned cocktail, the beverage giant's...
Tags: Japan, Coca Cola, Germany, US, Trends, Retail, Pepsico, Cnbc, Bud Light, Dan White, Corona, Constellation Brands, Sam Adams, Molson Coors, Boston Beer, Coca Cola North America


Tim Cook took the helm at Apple over 10 years ago. Here's how he got his start and built Apple into the first US company to hit $3 trillion.

Cook has been with Apple since 1998 and became the CEO of Apple in 2011 following Steve Jobs.Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Tim Cook took the CEO job at Apple in August 2011 — many wondered if he could fill the shoes left by his friend, colleague, and mentor, Steve Jobs. But Cook has made major strides at Apple, including overseeing the launch of AirPods, the Apple Watch, and Apple Music. He's also guided Apple toward becoming one of the world's most valuable companies — these days, its...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, New York, Cook, Jobs, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Life, Stanford, US, Alabama, Trends, Tech, Bloomberg, Features, Bill Gates


Former McDonald's CEO warns that a surge in retiring baby boomers amid ongoing hiring struggles will lead to a 'catastrophe'

A "help wanted" sign hangs in the window of a restaurant in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan in May 2021.Mary Altaffer/AP McDonald's ex-CEO is warning that the number of retirees could lead to major shortfall of workers. The oldest boomers are in their mid-70s, which means even their kids are closing in on retirement. At the same time, the US economy is seeing record numbers of workers quitting their jobs. McDonald's former CEO is warning of an impending "catastrophe" f...
Tags: Retirement, US, Trends, Retail, Manhattan, Fox News, Goldman Sachs, Jpmorgan, Baby Boomers, McDonald, Greenwich Village, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mary Altaffer, Ed Rensi, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Avery Hartmans


Twitter's ex-CEO explains the key difference between Jeff Bezos' and Steve Jobs' leadership styles — but says Bezos once warned him against copying either one

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos gives a thumbs up as he speaks during an event about Blue Origin's space exploration plans in 2019.Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos have opposite approaches to business, ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo says. Jobs believed in saying no to most things; Bezos once told Costolo he wants to do everything. But Bezos warned against copying either approach: "Be yourself," he told Costolo. Jeff Bezos and Steve Jobs may be two of the most successful and well-...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Twitter, Dick Costolo, Steve Jobs, Careers, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Jeff Bezos, Jack Dorsey, Ev Williams, Bezos, Swisher, CEOs, Kara Swisher


Peloton is the latest company to nix plans to attend CES in person amid the Omicron surge

David Becker/Getty Images Peloton is the latest company to drop out of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Google, Microsoft, GM, P&G, TikTok, and more have already nixed plans to attend in person.  CES is one of the biggest tech conferences of the year and typically draws over 170,000 attendees. Major companies are pulling out of in-person events at the tech world's biggest conference of the year. The Consumer Electronics Show is set to kick off on Wednesday, with tech companies,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Cta, Ces, Sony, P&G, Las Vegas, Amd, Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas Strip, Reuters, Las Vegas Nevada


The US Postal Service is getting hit by Omicron after it survived the holiday season by enlisting tens of thousands of workers

US Postal Service workers delivered most mail on time this holiday season.Mario Tama/Getty Images USPS reported largely on-time holiday deliveries after last year's overwhelming flood of packages. The Postal Service said it brought on 185,000 staffers and 112 new package-sorting machines. But an Omicron wave appears to be spreading among postal workers: 8,000 are in quarantine this week. The United States Postal Service managed to deliver mail on time this holiday season by enlisting 185,...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Ap, UPS, US Postal Service, Shipping, Usps, Postal Service, Logistics, United States Postal Service, Mario Tama Getty, Avery Hartmans, Coronavirus, COVID-19, The American Postal Workers Union, Holiday 2021


Don't be surprised if you can't find Champagne for New Year's

Experts predict Champagne shortages will continue beyond the holiday season.Elva Etienne/Getty Images Champagne may be hard to find for New Year's Eve celebrations.  The industry has been struck by supply chain issues, increased demand, and extreme weather. Some industry experts estimate that these issues may not resolve until 2025.  It may be more difficult than usual to find Champagne for your New Year's celebration this year. A combination of the pandemic, supply chain issues, a ma...
Tags: France, Alcohol, US, Trends, Retail, Wine, Champagne, New Year's Eve, Cnbc, New Year's Day, Don, US Labor Department, Amanda Macias, CIVC, Avery Hartmans, Getty Images Even


Tom Brady says he'll get fined by the NFL if he throws another Microsoft Surface tablet

Tom Brady.Mark LoMoglio/AP Images Tom Brady said the NFL threatened to fine him if he throws another Microsoft Surface tablet. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was seen flinging the Surface during a game earlier this month. Microsoft inked a deal with the NFL in 2013 to become the league's official tablet. Tom Brady will have to stop flinging Microsoft Surface tablets or face the wrath of the NFL. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was captured on the sidelines earlier this month an...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Sports, NFL, Trends, Microsoft Surface, Bill Belichick, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, New England, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Brady, Brady Belichick, Tech Insider, Microsoft Teams, Avery Hartmans


Warren Buffett and Bill Gates have been friends for 30 years. Here are 6 other exec friendships that have thrived in the competitive world of Silicon Valley.

Warren Buffett, left, and Bill Gates.Reuters/Jason Lee Silicon Valley might be competitive, but it's also a breeding ground for friendships. Elon Musk is close friends with Google's Larry Page and Sergey Brin; Larry Ellison gave the eulogy at Steve Jobs' funeral. Here's a closer look at some of the friendships that have formed among Silicon Valley CEOs.  Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey Elon Musk, left, and Jack Dorsey.Joe Skipper/Reuters; Philippe Wojazer/Reuters While it's ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Jobs, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Drew Houston, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Tesla


Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison now lives on Lana'i, the Hawaiian island he mostly owns. Here's how he's working to turn the island into a wellness utopia and '100% green community.'

The island of Lana'i from above.Andre Seale/VW PICS/Universal Images Group via Getty Images; Noah Berger/Reuters Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison moved to Lana'i, Hawaii, full-time in 2020. Ellison purchased nearly 98% of the island, or 87,000 of the island's 90,000 acres, in 2012 for a reported $300 million. Here's how Lana'i came to be owned by Ellison and how he's turning it into a wellness utopia through his company, Sensei. In June 2012, Ellison bought Lana'i ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, Trends, Tesla, Sustainability, Features, Getty Images, Hawaii, New York Times, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Clean Energy, Ellison, Oracle, Cnbc, Lanai


Mark Zuckerberg's net worth has grown over $25 billion in the last year alone. Here's how the 37-year-old Facebook founder makes and spends his $129 billion fortune.

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg.AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta Mark Zuckerberg has had a challenging few years between grappling with coronavirus misinformation on Facebook and suspending the sitting president of the United States from his platform. At the same time, Zuckerberg's fortune has surpassed $100 billion, making him one of 10 centi-billionaires on the planet.  Zuckerberg mostly keeps a low profile, but does splurge on real estate. He and his wife, Priscilla Chan, also invest in...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Congress, Life, Ipo, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, Palo Alto, Harvard, United States, Hawaii, Mission District


Silicon Valley is a breeding ground for rivalries. Here are the biggest feuds between some of the world's most powerful executives.

Elon Musk, left, and Jeff Bezos have one of the longest-running rivalries in tech.Lambert/Ullstein Bild/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images; Blue Origin; Samantha Lee/Insider While there are many close friendships in Silicon Valley, there are also plenty of feuds. Some appear to be friendly rivalries, like Marc Benioff and Larry Ellison.  Others, like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, are more contentious. Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED25; Francois Mori/AP ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Cook, Jobs, Instagram, Microsoft, Steve Jobs, Washington, US, San Francisco, Trends


The life and career of Oracle's Larry Ellison, who went from college drop-out to jet-setting playboy and 7th-richest person in the world

Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison.Kim Kulish/Corbis via Getty Images Larry Ellison, the 77-year-old cofounder of Oracle, is one of the most interesting men in tech. Whether it's yacht-racing, buying Hawaiian islands, or trash-talking competitors, Ellison keeps it interesting. N ow, he's one of the world's richest people with a net worth of $122 billion.   Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born in the Bronx on August 17, 1944, the son of a single mother named Florence Spellman. The view...
Tags: Apple, Elon Musk, Texas, Enterprise, California, Steve Jobs, US, America, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Features, Getty Images, Chicago, David


Mark Zuckerberg snapped up more land in Hawaii for $17 million, adding to his controversial 1,500-acre estate on Kauai

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg added 110 acres to his estate on the Hawaiian island of Kauai.  The purchase includes a reservoir whose dam broke in 2006 and led to a deadly flood. Zuckerberg's presence in Hawaii has been controversial since he put down roots there in 2014. Mark Zuckerberg has added to his massive Hawaii compound once again.The tech billionaire and CEO of Facebook's parent company, Meta, purchased 110 more acres of land on the island...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Hawaii, Meta, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Kauai, CHAN, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Priscilla, Palo Alto California, Ben LaBolt, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans


Mark Zuckerberg snapped up more land in Hawaiʻi for $17 million, adding to his controversial, 1,500-acre estate on Kauaʻi

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg added 110 more acres to his estate on the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi.  The purchase includes a reservoir that sparked a deadly flood in 2016. Zuckerberg's presence in Hawaiʻi has been controversial since he put down roots in 2014. Mark Zuckerberg has added to his massive Hawaiʻi compound once again. The tech billionaire and CEO of Facebook parent company Meta purchased 110 more acres of land on the island of Kauaʻi, the Hon...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Hawaii, Meta, Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Kauai, CHAN, Honolulu Star Advertiser, Priscilla, Palo Alto California, Ben LaBolt, Tech Insider, Avery Hartmans


Customers are flooding Yankee Candle's Amazon reviews with claims that the candles have no scent, but the surge in Omicron cases may be to blame

Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Customers are flooding Amazon with Yankee Candle reviews that say the candles have no scent. The negative reviews seem to coincide with a surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant. Loss of smell, known as anosmia, is a main symptom of COVID. Yankee Candle reviews on Amazon may be the latest indicator of COVID's surge nationwide. Some customers who recently purchased from the scented-candle brand using Amazon are floodin...
Tags: Amazon, Science, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Retail, Boo, Northeastern University, Yankee Candle, Christopher Ingraham, Bryn Mawr College, Petrova, Tech Insider, Beauchamp, Avery Hartmans


Customers are flooding Yankee Candle's Amazon reviews claiming the candles have no scent, but the surge in Omicron cases may be to blame

Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Customers are flooding Amazon with Yankee Candle reviews that claim the candles have no scent. But the negative reviews seem to coincide with a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant. Loss of smell, known as anosmia, is a main symptom of COVID. Yankee Candle reviews on Amazon may be the latest indicator of COVID's surge nationwide. Some customers who recently purchased from the scented-candle brand using Amazon are floo...
Tags: Amazon, Science, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Retail, Northeastern University, Yankee Candle, Christopher Ingraham, Bryn Mawr College, Petrova, Tech Insider, Beauchamp, Avery Hartmans, Coronavirus


A major trucking company is paying nearly $10 million in holiday bonuses to its drivers and technicians

J.B. Hunt executives hand out high-fives to employees at an event at the company's headquarters in 2019.Business Wire/AP Trucking firm J.B. Hunt is handing out nearly $10 million in holiday bonuses to employees. Workers have "gone the extra mile" to meet the needs of customers this year, CEO John Roberts said. The trucking industry has been hit hard during pandemic-induced logistics snafus in the US. Employees at trucking firm J.B. Hunt will receive nearly $10 million in bonuses this holi...
Tags: Transportation, News, US, Trends, Cnn, Truckers, Logistics, Trucking, John Roberts, American Trucking Associations, Avery Hartmans, J B Hunt, Chris Spear, Holiday Bonus, Grace Kay, Holiday 2021


Walgreens and CVS will limit the number of at-home COVID tests customers can buy at a time as Omicron cases surge

JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Walgreens and CVS will now limit the number of at-home COVID tests customers can purchase at a time. Both companies cited increased demand for the tests as the Omicron variant spreads nationwide. The CDC said Monday that Omicron now accounts for 73% of confirmed cases in the US. Walgreens and CVS will limit the number of at-home COVID tests customers can purchase amid a wave of Omicron cases nationwide. A Walgreens spokesperson told Insider on Tuesday that...
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Walgreens is limiting customers to purchasing 4 at-home COVID tests at a time as Omicron cases surge

JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images Walgreens will now only allow customers to buy up to four at-home COVID tests at a time. The company cited increased demand for the tests as the Omicron variant spreads nationwide. The CDC said Monday that Omicron now accounts for 73% of confirmed cases in the US. Walgreens will limit the number of at-home COVID tests customers can purchase amid a wave of Omicron cases nationwide. "Due to the incredible demand for at-home rapid testing, we put in effect a ...
Tags: News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Healthcare, Retail, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, New York State, Cnbc, CVS Health, Spencer Kimball, Avery Hartmans, Omicron, Joseph Prezioso


The World Economic Forum is postponing its annual meeting in Davos over concerns about the Omicron variant

FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images The World Economic Forum is postponing its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland.  The forum cited concerns over the Omicron variant, which is leading to rising cases worldwide. The event will be pushed to to early summer 2022, the forum said.  The World Economic Forum is postponing its annual gathering in Davos, Switzerland, next month over concerns about the Omicron variant. The forum announced Monday that it will move the meeting, originally scheduled to ta...
Tags: News, Finance, White House, Singapore, Trends, Davos, Anthony Fauci, World Economic Forum, Davos Switzerland, Fauci, Fabrice Coffrini, Pandemic, Avery Hartmans, Omicron Variant, Omicron 2022


All those holiday products stuck in the supply chain will arrive eventually. When they do, it could be 'very lucrative' for consumers.

Shipping containers sit at the Port of Los Angeles.Mario Tama/Getty Images Supply chain chaos has left a lot of items stranded, so they may arrive too late for the holidays. But everything will make its way to its destination eventually, and then what?  Experts say retailers will either have to pack-and-hold or sell products for as much as 50% off. You've probably heard by now that a lot of products are stuck on container ships and piled up on docks, or otherwise stuck somewhere in the gl...
Tags: Holiday Shopping, News, US, Trends, Supply Chain, Christmas Shopping, Retail, Columbia University, Gap, Calvin Klein, Apparel, Discounts, Columbia, Shipping Containers, Container Ship, Mary


JPMorgan will pay a $125 million fine after allowing employees to discuss bank business over WhatsApp

Amr Alfiky/Reuters JPMorgan has agreed to pay a $125 million fine after the SEC found it violated federal laws. JPMorgan employees used personal email, text, and WhatsApp to discuss bank business, the SEC says. The SEC is now investigating other financial institutions as a result of the investigation. JPMorgan Chase has agreed to pay a $125 million fine after allowing employees to discuss bank business on personal phones. The Securities and Exchange Commission announced Friday that it found "...
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