Workers are seeking unions at Starbucks, Dollar General and Amazon locations. Here’s why that matters

By Chris Isidore Source: CNN Business Shellie Parsons never thought she'd be supporting an effort to win union representation at the Dollar General store where she's worked for a bit more than a year. "I was actually against unions," said the 37-year-old single mom. "I'd heard a lot of bad [...]

2021-10-25T17:14:11+00:00October 25th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

People Now Spend More at Amazon Than at Walmart

By Karen Weise and Michael Corkery Source: The New York Times Amazon has eclipsed Walmart to become the world’s largest retail seller outside China, according to corporate and industry data, a milestone in the shift from brick-and-mortar to online shopping that has changed how people buy everything from Teddy Grahams [...]

2021-08-18T22:02:13+00:00August 18th, 2021|Tags: , |

Walmart, Amazon simultaneously add prescription discounts to membership perks

By Ben Unglesbee Source: Health Care Dive Walmart's membership service drew comparisons to Amazon's Prime before Walmart+ was made public. But for Walmart, any contrasts it can draw are likely more important than similarities, such as free shipping. With Amazon offering drug discounts of its own through Prime in a [...]

2021-06-10T18:16:40+00:00June 10th, 2021|Tags: , , , |
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