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Your Sunscreen Might Be Spraying Benzene on You
Lifehacker.com

Back in July 2022, Edgewell Personal Care announced a voluntary recall for one of its Banana Boat spray sunscreens after an internal review found that three batches of the product contained traces of benzene. Now, the company has expanded the recall to includ… more…

Can Sri Lanka trade its way back to prosperity?
BBC News

Ben Chu, Newsnight's economic editor, takes a closer look at the country's economic woes. more…

UK shop price inflation hits record 8% in January: BRC - Reuters
Reuters

Prices in British shops in January were 8.0% higher than a year before, the biggest annual increase since at least 2006 when comparable records started, figures from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) showed on Wednesday. more…

Indian budget likely to push spending to support growth, while ... - Reuters India
Reuters

Presenting its annual budget to parliament on Wednesday, India's government will seek to lower its fiscal deficit while offering incentives for investment and stepping up state spending to support an economy that is caught in the global slowdown. more…

Mailing abortion pills could break law, Republican AGs tell pharmacies - Reuters
Reuters

A group of 20 Republican state attorneys general on Wednesday told Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/WBA.O" target="_blank">(WBA.O)</a> and CVS Health Corp <a href="https://www.reuters.com/companies/CVS.N" target="_blank"… more…

Supermarket Asda, startup HVS receive UK hydrogen self-driving ... - Reuters
Reuters

A consortium including Hydrogen truck startup HVS and supermarket chain Asda said on Wednesday it had been awarded a 6.6 million pound ($8.1 million) UK government grant to develop autonomous hydrogen heavy goods vehicles. more…

Column: Anxious Fedspeak disguises satisfaction - Reuters
Reuters

The Fed will loudly insist again on Wednesday that its inflation battle is not yet won - even as it slows the pace of interest rate rises to combat it. more…

Students in England face ‘negative impact’ from refusal to tie loans to inflation, admits DfE
The Guardian

Raising maintenance loans by only 2.8% means students will have to cut back on food and books, says reportThe Department for Education has admitted students in England face a “negative impact” from its refusal to increase support in line with inflation, sayin… more…

New diabetes drugs do not tackle root causes of obesity, experts warn
The Guardian

Doctors say preventing obesity by avoiding unhealthy food is better than trying to reverse its effectsThe promise of breakthrough drugs to help people lose weight must not be used as an excuse to avoid tackling the root causes of obesity, experts have warned,… more…

Will the egg shortage spell the end for brunch? For the sake of the chickens, I hope so | Emma Beddington
The Guardian

The reality of intensive egg production is grim, with hens subject to all manner of inhumane conditions. We must face up to the unacceptable costs of our current food choicesIs brunch over? I hope so – like afternoon tea, it’s a stupid meal, sabotaging two pe… more…

Amazon is closing certain Amazon Fresh and Amazon Go stores, suggesting that grocery hasn't been as fruitful as it hoped
Business Insider

Amazon was primed to be a major disruptor in the grocery industry but store closings and delayed openings indicate that it hasn't gone as planned. more…

Walmart throws shade at Amazon over new $150 minimum for free grocery delivery
Business Insider

Amazon announced Prime members will have to spend $150 to get free grocery delivery via Amazon Fresh, and Walmart wasted no time attacking its rival. more…

Chewy Pet Insurance Review: Coverage and Rates
Business Insider

Read our Chewy pet insurance review to compare rates, coverage, and more to ensure your furry friend is covered. We help pet parents find affordable pet insurance with comprehensive coverage. more…

Tech, housing, and manufacturing might already be in a recession. They could bring the US economy down with it.
Business Insider

It's time to start worrying if 'rolling' recessions in tech and housing spread into other parts of the economy. more…

The new Select World Elite Mastercard is making its debut — and it gives you big discounts at fancy restaurants, hotels, and more
Business Insider

The Select World Elite Mastercard from Deserve has opened its waitlist, and it offers access to an exclusive community and benefits you won't find on any other card. more…

Conagra Brands recalls over 2.5 million pounds of canned meat, poultry products
ABC News

Conagra Brands is recalling over 2.5 million pounds of canned food after a packaging defect that might cause contamination was found. more…

Hundreds of ready-to-eat sandwiches, more fresh food products recalled
GMA

Baltimore-based Fresh Ideation Food Group is recalling products sold from Jan. 24 through 30 over potential listeria contamination. more…

Elan Lee, Co-Creator of Exploding Kittens — How to Raise Millions on Kickstarter, Deconstructing Mega-Successes, Secrets of Game Design, The Power of Positive Constraints, The Delights of Craftsmanship, and The Art of Turning Fans Into Superfans (#653)
Tim.blog

Interview with Elan Lee on The Tim Ferriss Show podcast The post Elan Lee, Co-Creator of Exploding Kittens — How to Raise Millions on Kickstarter, Deconstructing Mega-Successes, Secrets of Game Design, The Power of Positive Constraints, The Delights of Craft… more…

Half a million strike in UK's largest walkout in 12 years
Yahoo Entertainment

Half a million workers went on strike in Britain on Wednesday, calling for higher wages in the largest such walkout in over a decade, closing schools and... more…

The Conversation: Cities are questioning the point of parking garages
MarketWatch

Planners are abolishing parking requirements, while developers are retrofitting existing structures into housing, concert venues, and even mushroom farms. more…

McDonald’s takes kids to summer camp via its smartphone app
PSFK

McDonald’s virtual camp experience features a variety of deals, food savings, concerts and other programming via its mobile app. The activation is supposed to transfer McDonald’s clients into a holiday destination on demand, without the need of packing a bag.… more…

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Detail New Album V, Share Video for New Song “Layla”: Watch
Pitchfork

The double album arrives in March more…

50 Creative Business Ideas to Start in 2023
Small Business Trends

If you're looking for some creative business ideas, look no further! These businesses are perfect for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit. more…

Learn to Enjoy Your Business at SmallBizFluence “Find Your Freedom” Event
Small Business Trends

Learn to enjoy your business at SmallBizFluence “Find Your Freedom” Event by optimizing different aspects of your business operations. more…

Is CBD in trouble?
Vox

Does that mean it’s goodbye, gummies? more…

Traceability data for the fashion industry
Springwise.com

This SaaS platform helps organisations ensure traceability and compliance along the entire supply chain The post Traceability data for the fashion industry appeared first on Springwise. more…

Retailers can gain from reducing food waste, study finds
Phys.Org

Even as higher food prices make Americans think twice about what goes in the grocery cart, nearly 40% of food in the United States is wasted—mostly by shoppers who don't eat what they bought and by retailers who fail to sell their goods. more…

Vermont's pioneering food waste laws are popular, but vexing issues remain
Phys.Org

Vermonters largely support laws on food scraps and single-use plastics, but some are confused about composting rules, and frustrated with the state's inability to compost biodegradable containers and tableware. more…

US job openings increase to five-month high, manufacturing slumps
Al Jazeera English

Gap between job openings and hiring suggests wage growth could remain high, an indicator that interest rates could rise. more…

Single test picks up all strains of deadly fish virus that threatens barramundi
Phys.Org

Scientists at the University of Sydney in Australia and the University of Florida in the U.S. have developed a new genetic test for the infectious spleen and kidney necrosis virus (ISKNV) that is deadly in fish, affecting aquaculture and ornamental fish varie… more…

Can This Black, Latina, Progressive, Pro-Police DA Turn SF Around?
The Bulwark

A conversation with Brooke Jenkins about drug dealers, judges, and reforms that don’t fit on a bumper sticker. more…

2 Monster Stocks to Buy In 2023 and Hold Forever
Motley Fool

It's not hard to find wonderful companies to invest in right now. more…

2 Top Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy in February
Motley Fool

They don't offer the highest yields, but these strongly profitable businesses are poised to raise their payouts at a blistering pace. more…

Why Editas Medicine's Shares Jumped This Week
Motley Fool

The gene-editing biotech's shares have had a strong two-week run. more…

1 Sleeper Stock That Could Win Big in 2023
Motley Fool

Investors want to see higher profits, and that's what Stitch Fix plans to deliver. more…

Tyson Foods (TSN) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

TSN earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Tesla, Amazon, and Alphabet Split Last Year. In 2023, These Are the Top Stock-Split Candidates
Motley Fool

These are the stock-split stocks everyone is likely to be talking about in 2023. more…

1-800-flowers.com (FLWS) Q2 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

FLWS earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

NCR (NCR) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

NCR earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Can Walmart Steal Customers From Amazon Business Prime?
Motley Fool

The small- and medium-size business market could be the next battleground for the two retailers. more…

Where to Invest $5,000 for the Next 5 Years
Motley Fool

Consider holding a stake in businesses that represent the future of machine learning. more…

Where Will Altria Stock Be in 1 Year?
Motley Fool

The tobacco giant could be left behind in a new bull market. more…

Macerich (MAC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MAC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

ITW earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SMG earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Starbucks (SBUX) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SBUX earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Amazon.com (AMZN) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

AMZN earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

McKesson (MCK) Q3 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

MCK earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Yum China (YUMC) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

YUMC earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Simon Property Group (SPG) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

SPG earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

United States Steel (X) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Motley Fool

X earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2022. more…

Advantages of Power BI for the Retail Sector
Uxmatters.com

By Michael Donald We are living in the age of digital technology—the so-called the fourth revolution of human beings on this planet. Digital technology is now at the core of solving individual, organizational, and governmental problems. However, we might be… more…

Disrupting Thailand’s B2B food marketplace: A conversation with Maknet’s Tirayu Songvetkasem
Mckinsey.com

The chief digital officer of a Thai incumbent catering to the food services sector explains how the company’s B2B spin-off combines the best of the start-up and enterprise worlds. more…

Consumers care about sustainability—and back it up with their wallets
Mckinsey.com

A joint study from McKinsey and NielsenIQ examines sales growth for products that claim to be environmentally and socially responsible. more…

Atta burning hole in pocket, govt starts selling at Rs 29.5 per kg at co-op stores
The Indian Express

It was also decided that corporations, cooperatives, federations or self-help groups of state governments/UTs “may also get allocated wheat” at Rs 23.5/kg from the Centre “for sale of atta to consumers at Rs 29.5/kg”, the ministry stated. more…

FCI sells 8.88 lakh metric tonnes of wheat in first e-auction
The Indian Express

Last week, the government had decided to offload 30 lakh metric tonnes of wheat from the central pool stock to the market to check the rising prices of wheat flour or atta. more…

Shark Tank India 2: Snitch founder Siddharth Dungarwal on bagging an ‘all shark deal’, busts myth about show
The Indian Express

Anupam Mittal, Namita Thapar, Peyush Bansal, Vineeta Singh and Aman Gupta were highly impressed by Siddharth Dungarwal's vision and his ability to build a Rs 100 crore business. more…

Swadeshi Jagran Manch: From tug-of-war with Atal to ideological alignment, largely, with Modi
The Indian Express

While it might be critical of govt on issues, a senior SJM leader says, the Modi regime is more receptive. “There has been a deep process of discussions. PM comes from the same school of thought as us” more…

UPSC Key- February 2, 2023: Know about Union Budget 2023-24
The Indian Express

Exclusive for Subscribers from Monday to Friday: The Indian Express UPSC Key February 2, 2023 will help you prepare for the Civil Services and other competitive examinations with cues on how to read and understand content from the most authoritative news sour… more…

The touchy-feely world of the metaverse and future gadgets
The Economist

Soon, game players will able to pick things up—and feel the bullets, when they are hit more…

Indian households' inflation expectations moderating: RBI's January survey
The Times of India

India's annual retail inflation rate eased to 5.72% in December from 5.88% in the previous month, falling below the RBI's upper tolerance band of 2%-6% for a second straight month, though core inflation, which excludes more volatile food and fuel prices, was … more…

RBI to continue or hit the pause button on rate hike?
The Times of India

RBI is expected to pause the rate hiking cycle in the February meeting and will maintain the repo rate at 6.25 per cent for extended period. It might also change the policy stance to neutral. more…

Market expects hike of 25-bps in a signal rate cycle's peaked
The Times of India

Many financial industry experts polled by ET expect the central bank's monetary policy committee (MPC) to change its policy stance to neutral from accommodative, with the real rates having turned positive. more…

ETMarkets Smart Talk: Planning to deploy Rs 10 lakh? Use STP to transfer money from liquid funds to equity funds: Jimeet Modi
The Times of India

We thought of the fact that this was the status-quo Budget, and no major tinkering has been done. The Government has continued its previous year’s trend of increasing the percentage spent on capex more than it’s spent on revenue expenditure. more…

It's not delivery, it's discontinued: Nestlé to stop selling Delissio pizza in Canada
CBC News

Several well-known frozen food brands, including Delissio pizza, will disappear from Canadian stores over the next six months as Nestlé shifts its focus to other products. more…

Fake reviews; grocery prices on the rise again: CBC's Marketplace cheat sheet
CBC News

CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week. more…

Brazilian President Lula da Silva Locks Horns with Brazil’s Richest Man, Jorge Paulo Lemann
Nakedcapitalism.com

In a rare turn up for the books, the head of state of Latin America's largest economy just accused three of the country's four richest men of engaging in blatant accounting fraud. more…

Companies in UK Are Hitting the Rails at Fastest Rate Since Global Financial Crisis
Nakedcapitalism.com

As the price of everything, including debt, continues to soar, life is getting harder and harder for the UK's heavily indebted businesses. more…

A Big Reckoning Starting for Private Equity and Its Public Pension Fund Enthusiasts
Nakedcapitalism.com

Private equity returns are finally going pear-shaped, but for the most part, investors are re-upping their bets. more…

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/1/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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James Galbraith: The Quasi-Inflation of 2021-2022 – A Case of Bad Analysis and Worse Response
Nakedcapitalism.com

Galbraith explains why conventional views of inflation are a particularly poor fit for recent price increases and produced bad policy more…

2:00PM Water Cooler 2/6/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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2:00PM Water Cooler 2/2/2023
Nakedcapitalism.com

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Would decriminalizing meth, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl possession lower overdoses? Here’s who is trying.
Poynter

The Morning Meeting with Al Tompkins is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas worth considering and more timely context for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up […] The post Would decriminalizing meth, cocaine, heroin and fentanyl pos… more…

The state of health care: unaffordable
Poynter

The Morning Meeting with Al Tompkins is a daily Poynter briefing of story ideas worth considering and more timely context for journalists, written by senior faculty Al Tompkins. Sign up […] The post The state of health care: unaffordable appeared first on Poy… more…

10 of the Most Successful Online Side Hustles Ever Launched
Jeffbullas.com

In this article, we'll take a look at 10 of some of the top most successful online side hustles ever launched. The post 10 of the Most Successful Online Side Hustles Ever Launched appeared first on Jeffbullas's Blog. more…

UK shoppers rein in spending despite sales as cost of living crisis takes toll
The Guardian

British Retail Consortium says sales growth slowed in January amid soaring costs for energy and food British consumers sharply cut their spending in January as the cost of living crisis damaged household finances, retailers have warned, amid growing concern o… more…

How 'ugly produce' sellers fight food waste
CBC News

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at how selling "ugly produce" helps reduce food waste and why the U.S. is chasing China on electric-vehicle adoption. more…

In 2023, D2C Is Out, And The Migration To Wholesale Is In
Forbes

The diversification of distribution is essential when it comes to creating and maintaining a healthy retail business. more…

Why AI And Checkout-Free Technology Will Grow In 2023
Forbes

The adoption of AI can prove to be a key driver of differentiation between competitors in a variety of ways. Here is why it is expected to grow significantly in retail this year. more…

Yum China Provides A Look At China’s Consumer, Tik Tok Flip Flops On Food Delivery Launch
Forbes

Key News Asian equities were largely higher overnight as Taiwan and South Korea outperformed while China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, and Thailand posted declines. more…

If You Are Smart, Your Super Bowl LVII Party Can Cost You Less Than It Did Last Year
Forbes

Philly is known for its cheesesteaks and KC it’s BBQ so expect a lot of supermarket promotions and sales for those ingredients in those cities; but for the rest of the 100 million Americans expected to watch the game, they are looking at those food prices car… more…

New Leadership Team At Dufry Will Shape $6.7 Billion Merged Entity With Autogrill
Forbes

Dufry execs hold onto the majority of the posts but there has been a shakeout. more…

Laid Off? Try The Cannabis Industry
Forbes

Whether you’ve got a PhD or a prior conviction for possession, you should be able to find a good job in the emerging cannabis industry more…

Vegan Pure Grit BBQ Opens In New York City After A Four-Year Delay
Forbes

A plant-based eatery Pure Grit BBQ had a delayed opening but is building its clientele and looking to open a second eatery in the future. more…

Plant Based Fail: The Empty Promise Of Animal Meat Displacement
Forbes

At the end of the day, the only relevant question is this: Are meat eaters substituting plant-based meats for animal meats in any significant way? more…

50 Game-Changers In The Cannabis Space, From Diddy, Lil’ Kim To Nasdaq Traded Players, Advocacy Orgs
Forbes

Exclusive details on Forbes’ recognition as the top publication of 2022 for the cannabis space. Celebrities weigh in. more…

What You Need To Know About The Major Stablecoins In 2023
Forbes

Stablecoin usage continues to climb in 2023, with hundreds of thousands of users relying on these US dollar-pegged cryptocurrencies every day. more…

Want To Visit Hong Kong? Half Million Air Tickets For Free: How To Get Them
Forbes

Starting in March, the city of Hong Kong will give away 500,000 air tickets for free as part of the “Hello Hong Kong” campaign to revitalize its tourism sector — and you might get one. more…

No Pearls But Plenty Of Oyster Shells In These Beers
Forbes

A Brooklyn brewery uses oyster shells in its beers and pitches in to restore an oyster habitat and clean up New York Harbor. more…

Haute Hotelier: Josh Fluhr Of Edition Hotels
Forbes

Josh Fluhr, Global Managing Director of EDITION Hotels, tells us about the brand's global expansion for 2023 and beyond. more…

Bellroy Tokyo Tote Second Edition Review: The Best Affordable Work Bag For Women
Forbes

Functionality is a key element when it comes to work bags, and few do it better and more affordably than this well-designed tote. more…

The Best Chocolates For Valentine’s Day To Spoil Your Someone Special
Forbes

From creamy caramels to decadent truffles, we found the best Valentine's Day confections for every chocolate lover. more…

How Vietnamese Refugee David Tran Became America's First Hot Sauce Billionaire
Forbes

Forty-five years after arriving in Los Angeles, David Tran has built Sriracha into a billion-dollar business. more…

How To Watch The 2023 Super Bowl LVII Live—On Cable TV And Online
Forbes

The Super Bowl brings together the NFL’s most capable athletes for a football spectacle. Here's how you can watch Super Bowl LVI online whether or not you have cable TV. more…

Forbes Blockchain 50 2023
Forbes

Despite 2022’s crypto market collapse, dozens of enterprises around the world are still investing in blockchain, the distributed-database technology that underpins the entire sector because it helps their businesses operate better, faster or cheaper. more…

What Are Dividend Aristocrats And Are They Good Investments?
Forbes

If you're on the hunt for reliable dividend stocks, you've likely heard of the Dividend Aristocrats. more…

How A Texas Oyster Company Is Helping Preserve The Gulf’s Bounty
Forbes

Through his family's Prestige Oysters and Pier 6 Seafood & Oyster Bar, Raz Halili is mindfully cultivating, sourcing, and celebrating seafood sustainably as the path forward. more…

2023, Not The Year CBD Gets Regulated
Above the Law

Political polarization could result in delaying the passage of new CBD legislation, which in turn would further hold up the implementation of a regulatory pathway for these products. The post 2023, Not The Year CBD Gets Regulated appeared first on Above the L… more…

What next for Gautam Adani’s embattled empire?
The Economist

A scrapped $2.5bn share offering is the first victim of a short-seller’s attack more…