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Companies like TikTok and Home Depot are racing to hire talent to build advertising businesses

Krystle Watler, head of creative agency partnerships in North America at TikTok Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Adcolor Big companies are on a hiring spree for advertising execs. Retailers and platforms like Instacart, Kroger, and TikTok are building ad businesses of their own. Insider identified a large and diverse group of recent hires. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's a good time to work in advertising.Big companies including retailers, delivery companies and new...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Spotify, Media, Advertising, Trends, North America, Instacart, Ad Tech, Digital Advertising, Advertising Agencies, Tech Insider, Lauren Johnson, Tiktok, Krystle Watler, E-commerce advertising


How technology is changing advertising

A shopping mall in San Mateo, California, the United States, May 19, 2021. Wu Xiaoling/Xinhua/Getty Images Technology has upended the advertising business. Changes in ad tracking and evolving consumer habits are ending longstanding ways of ad targeting. Here's a breakdown of Insider's coverage of how these changes are impacting ad buyers and sellers. See more stories on Insider's business page. The advertising industry is going through big changes as technology changes upend ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Home Depot, Media, Advertising, Marketing, Trends, Nike, Unilever, United States, Mars, Instacart, Publicis


Walmart workers can now get 100% of their college tuition and book costs covered at 10 different universities and online schools

Walmart will now pay all tuition and book costs for employees attending participating educational institutions. Chris Hondros/Getty Images Walmart will cover all costs for employees attending these 10 colleges and educational programs. All Walmart and Sam's Club employees are eligible starting on their first day of work. Reduced-cost educational programs at Walmart have enrolled 52,000 employees since 2018. See more stories on Insider's business page. Walmart will cover all tuitio...
Tags: Home Depot, Education, Trends, Walmart, Higher Education, Retail, Starbucks, Student Loan Debt, University Of Arizona, Tuition, Arizona State University, Sam s Club, Voxy, Purdue University Global, Heather Schlitz, Univerisites


Blameless raises $30M to guide companies through their software lifecycle

Site reliability engineering platform Blameless announced Tuesday it raised $30 million in a Series B funding round, led by Third Point Ventures with participation from Accel, Decibel and Lightspeed Venture Partners, to bring total funding to over $50 million. Site reliability engineering (SRE) is an extension of DevOps designed for more complex environments. Blameless, based in San Mateo, California, emerged from stealth in 2019 after raising both a seed and Series A round, totaling $20 million...
Tags: Google, Startups, Home Depot, Enterprise, Developer, Funding, Venture Capital, Software Development, Lyon, Devops, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Anderson, Accel, Software Engineering, Lightspeed, San Mateo


U of Louisiana System Program Aims to Cultivate Diversity

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — JaCaleb Smith worked at a trampoline park during his first semester studying chemical engineering at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Along with his summer job at Home Depot, his earnings went to pay for college, but he still wondered if he should — or could — stay in school.
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Swiffer Heavy-Duty Mopping Cloth Refills (20 ct) just $3.98 at Home Depot

  Super deal at Home Depot! Swiffer Heavy-Duty Mopping Cloth Refills (20 ct) just $3.98 at Home Depot Free in store pickup only Also available Sweeper Heavy-Duty Wet Mopping Cloth Refills $3.98 + Free Store Pickup Lavender Vanilla  Open Window Fresh  Pet Febreze Odor Defense       For Even More Awesome Online Deals
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Home Depot plans to foil shoplifters with power tools that won't work if they're stolen

Home Depot is working on making power tools an unattractive target for shoplifters. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images To combat thieves, Home Depot is introducing power tools that won't work if stolen. Home Depot executive Scott Glenn spoke to Insider about the company's efforts to stymie shoplifters. He said the goal is to stop thieves without looking like an "armed encampment." See more stories on Insider's business page. Home Depot has a clear message for professional shoplifters...
Tags: Home Depot, Ebay, US, Trends, Retail, Shoplifting, Glenn, Justin Sullivan Getty, Scott Glenn, Aine Cain, Organized Retail Crime, BI Select, Scott Glenn Home Depot, Loss Prevention Media


50% Off Select Swiffer Refills Wet Jet Cleaning Pad Refill (24-Count) $6.48 (Reg. $12.97) + More

  Super deal at Home Depot! Wet Jet Cleaning Pad Refill (24-Count) $6.48 (Reg. $12.97) + Free Pick Up at Home Depot! Free in store pickup only Also available Sweeper Heavy-Duty Wet Mopping Cloth Refills $3.98 + Free Store Pickup Lavender Vanilla  Open Window Fresh  Pet Febreze Odor Defense   ABSORB + LOCK STRIP helps... Read More
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Up to 50% Off Select Hoover, bObsweep Vacuums & More + Free Shipping at Home Depot!

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A Beginner’s Guide to Concrete

Concrete is the most widely used building material on earth. Humans have been using it for thousands of years and have built impressive structures with it that have stood the test of time. If you’re a homeowner, you’ll likely use concrete for some simple DIY jobs: setting a fence post or a basketball hoop, or laying a concrete slab for a patio.  Despite the ubiquity of concrete, there’s a good chance you don’t know that much about it. Let’s remedy that today by going over a few basics about ...
Tags: Home Depot, Life, Skills, Portland, How To, Aggregate Cement


Today Only! Great Deals on Kitchen Faucets, Toilets, Bidets & More at Home Depot!

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Black Teen Kicked Out of Roller Rink Because Its Face Recognition Tech Screwed Up, Predictably

A small but face recognition-equipped Detroit roller rink kicked out a Black teen last Saturday after misidentifying her as a person who’d allegedly gotten into a fight there in March. The girl, Lamya Robinson, says that security scanned her face upon entry and barred her from going inside, despite her claim that…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Science, Learning, Microsoft, Macys, Surveillance, Artificial Intelligence, Detroit, Recognition, Biometrics, Ace Hardware, Lowe, Robert Williams, Facial Recognition Software, Albertson


Horizontal Non-Programmable Thermostat with Digital Display only $10.84 (reg. $21.69) + Free Shipping at Home Depot!

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The CEO of a freight-booking company explains the reason behind shipping delays: 'It's simple, Americans are buying more stuff'

FILE PHOTO - Shipping containers are seen at the port in Shanghai Thomson Reuters In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO of Freightos walked through what is causing shipping delays. Your favorite brands are paying 10 times the typical price of shipping your stuff across the ocean. It could take years to build enough ships to catch up with demand, Bloomberg reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. The founder and CEO of online freight-booking platform Freightos walked th...
Tags: Transportation, Home Depot, News, America, Trends, Walmart, Bloomberg, Shipping, Shanghai, Retail, Products, Thomson Reuters, Imports, Schreiber, Peloton, Freightos


Up to $100 off Select Smart Door Locks + Free Shipping at Home Depot!

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Up to 50% Off Select Hoover, bObsweep Vacuums, Steam Cleaners, & More + Free Shipping at Home Depot!

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This Colton-based rubber recycler’s sales soared thanks to pandemic habits

When a company boosts sales by 40%, diverts waste from landfills and helps ex-felons rebuild their lives by putting them to work, it must be doing something right. U.S. Rubber Recycling Inc., a Colton business that converts used truck tires into rubber flooring and sound-reducing underlayment, has accomplished all of that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, no less. CEO Jeff Baldassari attributes the company’s 2020 sales increase to a few factors: “People changed their buying behavior in 2020 because of...
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Up to 45% Off Faucets, Vanities, Bidets & More | Faucets Starting at Only $29 at Home Depot!

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Lumber prices just dropped for an 8th straight week - and they're down more than 50% from highs as record-setting demand slows

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Lumber prices on Friday marked eight consecutive weeks of losses. Prices for the key building material have slumped 56% from their peak set in early May. Lumber prices have pulled back on signs of easing inventory shortages and some demand softening. See more stories on Insider's business page. Lumber prices extended a string of losses last week, leaving prices for the key building material slashed by more than half from their peak on a mix of factors i...
Tags: Home Depot, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, New York Times, Building Materials, Lowe, East Texas, Justin Sullivan Getty, BofA, Carla Mozee, Lumber, Lumber Prices, Commodity Prices, MI Exclusive, Elizabeth Suzuki


It's not just housing shortages. A lumber CEO says a boom in DIY projects is also driving up demand for the building material.

Scott Olson/Getty Images Weyerhaeuser CEO Devin Stockfish said home-improvement projects are a key driver of lumber prices. Lumber prices have fallen from May's record highs, but experts say they will stay elevated for several years. A truck-driver shortage is also threatening to push prices even higher. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CEO of Weyerhaeuser, one of the world's largest private owners of timberland, said the housing boom is not the only reason lum...
Tags: Home Depot, News, Home Improvement, US, Trends, Economy, Canada, Merrill Lynch, Retail, Weyerhaeuser, Kate Duffy, Lumber Prices, Lowe's earnings, Grace Kay, Devin Stockfish, Supply Chain Crisis


Discounts on Select Patio Furniture Today Only at Home Depot!

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Police called to Home Depot to stop an exorcism in the lumber aisle

On Facebook, the Dickson City Police Department posted that the people who were attempting the exorcism were escorted out of the Home Depot.
Tags: Home Depot, Uncategorized, Lifestyle, Radio, Wells Fargo, National Association of Home Builders, The New York Post, Robert Dietz, Lumber, Facebook the Dickson City Police Department


SOON WE WILL HAVE NO CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS LEFT

Police stop ‘exorcism’ in Home Depot lumber aisle Pennsylvania police say exorcism was for dead trees (Thanks to Le Petomane, pharmaross, Jeff Meyerson and Ralph)
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56 thoughtful and useful gifts that teens will actually use

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Patagonia It's never easy to shop for a teenager, especially since their tastes tend to change frequently. We rounded up 56 gifts for teens to make it easier to find the perfect gadget, game, or accessory. Browse all of Insider Reviews gift guides for more great ideas. Being a teenager is tough, but trying to buy a gift for one is even harder. They are often-times picky and fickle when it comes to ...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Amazon, Home Depot, Taylor Swift, Teens, Parenting, La, Disney, Gift, Trends, Nike, Walmart, Gifts, Netflix, Fifa


Police interrupt exorcism at Home Depot

On Monday at a Home Depot in Dickson City, Pennsylvania, police were called to put an end to an exorcism underway at the store. Curiously, the exorcism seems to have been for the trees? That sounds more like a funeral to me. — Read the rest
Tags: Home Depot, Post, News, Trees, Exorcisms, Retail Demons, Dickson City Pennsylvania


Home Depot canceled my refrigerator order and wants an extra $700. What can I do?

When Home Depot lost Jennifer Gaetjens' refrigerator order, the company offered a fix she doesn't like: Pay an extra $700 for the appliance.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘Karen’ Trailer: Here’s a Jordan Peele Rip-Off That No One Asked For

Jordan Peele made quite an impression on audiences with his directorial debut Get Out. The thriller used racism as the crux of the terror, offering plenty of sharp social commentary along with more genre-driven chills. Even though it took a little while, another filmmaker is trying the same thing, but with seemingly far worse results. Karen is a new thriller focusing on a racist white woman who is hellbent on terrorizing a new Black family that just moved in next door. It has all the beats of a...
Tags: Home Depot, Movies, Horror, Atlanta, Karen, Thriller, Movie Trailers, Black, Jordan Peele, Taryn Manning, Cory Hardrict, Jasmine Burke, Coke Daniels, Karen Drexler Taryn Manning, Malik Cory Hardrict, Imani Jasmine Burke


3 reasons inflation looks likely to slow in June after a temporary Spring surge

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Several signals suggest the stronger inflation seen through spring will cool off in June. The Fed has long said faster price growth will be temporary, but recent readings show inflation booming in May. Three items suggest stronger inflation faded in June, including used cars and key metals. See more stories on Insider's business page. The months-long debate over US inflation risk could come to an end in just a few weeks.As the US economy reopened and spend...
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Walmart, Target, Best Buy, and others are offering killer competing sales during Amazon Prime Day - here are the best deals happening now

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Walmart Amazon Prime Day, June 21-22, is a great time to score big-ticket items for less. Many retailers like Best Buy, Target, and Walmart offer their own competing sales. While Amazon Prime Day didn't start until June 21, most other competing sales began on June 20. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Like Black Friday, Amazon Prime Day has become another much-anticipated sales event, landing on ...
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Billionaires have given $16 million to super PACs focused on NYC mayoral race, mostly directed at moderates Eric Adams, Ray McGuire, and Andrew Yang: NYT

Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams, right, speaks during a campaign event in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer Some $16 million in super PAC spending has been directed to NYC mayoral candidates Adams, McGuire, and Yang - all moderates. As Adams has risen in polling, donors have increased spending to super PACs supporting his candidacy. The funding has led to a bump in mailers and political advertisements across digital platforms. Sign up for the 10 Thing...
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