General Motors experimenting with new seat belt feature

General Motors (GM) is experimenting with a new feature called Buckle to Drive. With the feature, drivers who don’t use ...

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Restaurant increases menu prices after raising employee pay

Tex-Mex restaurant Chipotle has increased the prices of its menu items by about 4% to cover the cost of raising ...

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Balenciaga and Crocs release new collaboration

Popular fashion brand Balenciaga and shoemaker Crocs teamed up to create a pair of Crocs with high heels. The shoes, ...

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Survey: Most Brits change phones every two to three years

A recent survey found that 31% of British adults feel that it’s important to always have the latest electronic devices. ...

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US restaurants struggling to find workers

As the US economy opens up more and more, many people are looking forward to eating out again, but restaurants ...

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More UK employees choosing to retire later or never

More and more older employees in the UK are now choosing to put off retirement. According to the government, around ...

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16% of employees say they sleep during online meetings

In a recent survey by one mattress company, 16% of work-from-home employees admitted that they sometimes fall asleep during meetings. ...

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UPS changes rules on employee appearance

UPS, an American shipping company, has announced that it is loosening its strict rules on the appearance of employees who ...

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Ikea opening 50 new stores worldwide

Swedish furniture store Ikea says that it’s planning to open 50 new stores in major cities across Europe, Russia, North ...

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Netflix co-founder shares secrets of company’s success

The co-founder and co-CEO of Netflix recently published a book about his company’s unorthodox policies. In his book “No Rules ...

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Lego launches 3,600-piece grand piano set

Lego recently launched a 3,662-piece grand piano set that can make music. It has 25 playable keys and can be ...

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Thai restaurant owners receive over 700 years of jail time

Two owners of a Thai seafood restaurant received prison sentences of over 700 years each for scamming customers. Last year, ...

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Amazon secretly gives money to bookshop charity

Amazon has admitted to giving a mystery donation of £250,000 (around 33,400,000 yen) to The Book Trade Charity. The charity ...

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Facebook to pay users for voice recordings

Facebook has announced that it’s going to pay users for their voice recordings as part of its new Pronunciations project. ...

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Kenyan gas firm helps poor families

M-gas, a cooking gas company in Kenya, has launched a cheap prepaid gas service. The service includes a stove and ...

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Dangerous toys found on Amazon and eBay

An organization that reviews products for consumers found unsafe toys on Amazon Marketplace and eBay. The toys were declared dangerous ...

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Nike introduces a new subscription service for kids’ shoes

Famous footwear company Nike recently launched the Nike Adventure Club, a new subscription service for kids’ shoes. The new service ...

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Walmart changes step stools to save millions of dollars

US megastore Walmart says that it will save millions of dollars by changing the step stools in its warehouses. Employees ...

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U.K. company asks customers to give away old clothes

U.K. company Marks & Spencer (M&S) is working with the charity Oxfam on an initiative to have customers donate old ...

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Report: Americans don’t use all their paid vacation

According to a new report, many American workers do not use all of their paid vacation days. In the U.S., ...

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Tourist in Italy paid ¥3,000 for ice cream

A Taiwanese tourist was charged €25 (about ¥3,000) for an ice cream cone in Florence, Italy. The ice cream shop ...

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