Friday , 18 January 2019

Business News

UPS Store Twitter account gets heat for icy tweet on letters to Santa

alexey_ds/iStock(NEW YORK) — @TheUPSStore, the official Twitter account for retail locations of the shipping company, may have set some sort of bleak record for the most Grinch GIF (pronounced “jif”) replies after tweeting out what some users thought deserved a big lump of coal. “If your child addresses a letter to the North Pole, you can leave it with us,” …

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Google investing $1 billion to open new campus in New York City

JHVEPhoto/iStock(NEW YORK) — Google is investing over $1 billion to establish a new campus in New York City, the company announced in a blog post Monday. The 1.7 million square-foot campus in Manhattan, named Google Hudson Square, will comprise of two buildings on Hudson Street and another building on Washington Street. The company says it hopes to move into the …

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Shipping deadlines to ensure Christmas delivery fast approaching

400tmax/iStock(NEW YORK) — Christmas is just over a week away — and if you want to make sure your packages and cards get to their destinations on time, you better act fast. The deadline for FedEx ground and home delivery is Monday. Michael Murphy, a senior operations manager at a FedEx facility in Chicago, tells ABC News they’ll be extremely …

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Prada pulls merchandise from stores over blackface accusations

Alvin Chan/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Luxury Italian fashion house Prada announced that it will pull certain accessories from stock following accusations that the merchandise perpetuates blackface imagery. Chinyere Ezie, a New York-based civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, said she spotted the “shocking” products in the windows and on the shelves of Prada’s store in New …

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