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Grindr 2020 Stats — Where are the Tops? Where are the Bottoms?

Grindr 2020 Stats — Where are the Tops? Where are the Bottoms?

BUSINESS | Jan 9, 2021

Grindr released its first results of its Grindr Unwrapped feature that reveals what countries have the most tops and which have the most bottoms.

Shopify Removes Multiple Trump Campaign Merchandise Sites

Shopify Removes Multiple Trump Campaign Merchandise Sites

BUSINESS | By Brendan Walker | Jan 8, 2021

According to information obtained by The New York Times, ecommerce company Shopify has removed 2 online retailers with ties to the Trump Organization and campaign.

Top Candy: Brit Retail Giant Launches Vegan Easter Egg in the Shape of an Eggplant

Top Candy: Brit Retail Giant Launches Vegan Easter Egg in the Shape of an Eggplant

BUSINESS | Jan 8, 2021

You have to wonder if British retail giant Mark and Spenser (M&S) were aware of its social media implications when they created a new chocolate Easter egg in the form of an eggplant.

US Loses 140,000 Jobs, First Monthly Drop Since Spring

US Loses 140,000 Jobs, First Monthly Drop Since Spring

BUSINESS | By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 8, 2021

U.S. employers shed jobs last month for the first time since April, cutting 140,000 positions, clear evidence that the economy is faltering as the viral pandemic tightens its grip on consumers and businesses.

More Coronavirus Relief on the Way for Small Businesses

More Coronavirus Relief on the Way for Small Businesses

BUSINESS | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 8, 2021

Millions of business owners are about to get help. The Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department are preparing to revive the PPP five months after its first two rounds of funding ended.

Retail's Online Future Grows Brighter after Pandemic Bump

Retail's Online Future Grows Brighter after Pandemic Bump

BUSINESS | By Damian J. Troise | Jan 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the change in how people shop in a world growing more comfortable and savvier with technology.

Bitcoin Crosses $40K Mark, Doubling in Less Than a Month

Bitcoin Crosses $40K Mark, Doubling in Less Than a Month

BUSINESS | By Ken Sweet | Jan 8, 2021

First it went through $20,000. Then 10 days later, it broke through $25,000, and then, with barely taking a breath, it crossed $30,000. Now only a few days into 2021, the price of bitcoin has crossed $40,000.

Facebook Bans Trump Through Biden Inauguration, Maybe Longer

Facebook Bans Trump Through Biden Inauguration, Maybe Longer

BUSINESS | By Barbara Ortutay and David Klepper | Jan 7, 2021

Facebook will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

The Year of Reinvention: 5 LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels Where You Can Work Remotely

The Year of Reinvention: 5 LGBTQ-Friendly Hotels Where You Can Work Remotely

BUSINESS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Jan 7, 2021

While the pandemic may have us holed up for a few more months as vaccines roll out, it may be time to consider a change of scenery that actually includes work.

Twitter, Facebook Temporarily Muzzle Trump After DC Violence

Twitter, Facebook Temporarily Muzzle Trump After DC Violence

BUSINESS | By Barbara Ortutay | Jan 7, 2021

All it took for social-media giants Twitter and Facebook to even temporarily bar President Donald Trump from addressing their vast audiences was a violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, fueled by years of false statements and conspiracy theories.

American Airlines Grounds Emotional Support Animals

American Airlines Grounds Emotional Support Animals

BUSINESS | By David Koenig | Jan 6, 2021

American Airlines is banning emotional-support animals in a move that will force most owners to pay extra if they want their pets to travel with them.

What's So Important About CBD Lab Sheets?

What's So Important About CBD Lab Sheets?

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jan 4, 2021

All it takes is a little bit of research to see for yourself if your CBD manufacturer is selling you reliable products that are truthfully labeled.

After COVID We May Never Think About Hotels in the Same Way Again

After COVID We May Never Think About Hotels in the Same Way Again

BUSINESS | Jan 4, 2021

By becoming known as places where people are locked up in quarantine, at times cross-infected, and fed food ranging from "nice" to "atrocious", international hotels run the risk of destroying brands that took decades to build.

Minority-Owned Companies Waited Months for Loans, Data Shows

Minority-Owned Companies Waited Months for Loans, Data Shows

BUSINESS | By Joyce M. Rosenberg and Justin Myers | Jan 3, 2021

Thousands of minority-owned small businesses were at the end of the line in the government's coronavirus relief program as many struggled to find banks that would accept their applications or were disadvantaged by the terms of the program.

Chewy Sends Pet Paintings to Keep Customers from Straying

Chewy Sends Pet Paintings to Keep Customers from Straying

BUSINESS | By Joseph Pisani | Jan 3, 2021

Chewy sends pet portraits to select customers each week — even during the pandemic — tapping into people's obsession with their fur children and, it hopes, winning customers for life.

China Warns of Retaliation for NYSE's Delisting of Companies

China Warns of Retaliation for NYSE's Delisting of Companies

BUSINESS | Jan 3, 2021

China said Saturday that it would take necessary countermeasures in response to the New York Stock Exchange's announcement that it would delist three major Chinese telecoms.

Quiet New Year Gives Breathing Room after UK-EU Brexit Split

Quiet New Year Gives Breathing Room after UK-EU Brexit Split

BUSINESS | By Jill Lawless | Jan 2, 2021

Britain left the European bloc's vast single market for people, goods and services at 11 p.m. London time on New Year's Eve, in the biggest single economic change the country has experienced since World War II.

GOP Rebuffs Trump on $2K Aid, Defense as Congress Wraps Up

GOP Rebuffs Trump on $2K Aid, Defense as Congress Wraps Up

BUSINESS | By Lisa Mascaro | Jan 2, 2021

The rejection of Trump's top priorities, along with the first veto override of his presidency, offered an unusual willingness by the president's party to confront Trump, now in his final days in the White House.

EU Avoided Chaos, Explored New Paths in Turbulent 2020 Year

EU Avoided Chaos, Explored New Paths in Turbulent 2020 Year

BUSINESS | By Samuel Petrequin | Jan 1, 2021

Between the specter of Brexit, the coronavirus pandemic and a new leadership team facing a budget battle, the European Union looked set to remember 2020 as an "annus horribilis."

Trailblazing in 2021: Recovery Unplugged Continues to Set Trends in the New Year

Trailblazing in 2021: Recovery Unplugged Continues to Set Trends in the New Year

SPONSORED CONTENT | Dec 29, 2020

Groundbreaking national addiction treatment organization Recovery Unplugged looks ahead to 2021 with more innovative programs and continued focus on the LGBTQ community.

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