Industry analysts say Amazon is getting ready to roll out its grocery delivery service, Fresh, to New York at some point this year. That, paired with a new device that makes it easier for customers to shop online, is set to disrupt the city’s grocery market.
NYC wants to be a global technology center — a natural home for start-ups. But when it comes to broadband infrastructure buildout and speed, it lags behind many of its peers. What is the city doing to ensure it’s competitive place and what are the obstacles in its way.
In New York State, hydro-electric power is being used by some companies. Not only is it environmentally friendly, but its use is also helping to keep jobs in-state.
Earlier this month, New Jersey banned car manufacturers from selling vehicles directly to consumers. Cars have been sold through dealership networks for decades, but this rule was targeted directly at one company — Tesla — the upstart electric car maker.
In the past week developments in Ukraine have developed quickly. As Russia’s Vladimir Putin ramps up aggression by stationing troops in the South and East of Ukraine, the economy is slipping ever further into turmoil. Despite loan and aid packages from the EU and US this week, ordinary Ukranians are in for a long period of austerity.
As Washington debates legislation to raise the minimum wage, two large retailers see the benefits of paying workers more. HOST INTRO: President Obama made a big push for a bill that will raise the minimum wage to $10 dollars and 10 cents for all workers when he signed an executive order doing just that for […]
According to a new study by Harvard and the University of California-Berkeley, growing up in communities with a high proportion of single mothers is the most important factor in limiting a child’s social mobility.