For Beth Wilson of New York, it was a bistro table and chairs to match the ones at a Paris cafe where she and her husband “ate every morning for breakfast on our honeymoon.” The chairs, she said, look great, “but the table came broken.” … [Read more...] about Retail therapy for the pandemic: What have we bought and why?
Over their 71 years of marriage, the couple relocated Cécile’s parents to Louisville, raised three children, and six years ago, moved to a 10th-floor apartment at Treyton Oaks Towers. Cécile’s health had begun to decline with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. … [Read more...] about From France to Louisville: WWII vet loses love to virus
“It was after his (Philippe's) announcement on April 28 before (parliament) that the leagues and the federations gave in,” Kanner told France Inter radio on Saturday. “They were not given any choice. I insist on this: there were health protocols being prepared by all the sports organizations. Maybe we could have resumed the competitions in June.” … [Read more...] about Ex-sports minister says French league was canceled too early
In recent years, Amazon's pricing advantage has eroded. As big brick-and-mortar retailers like Walmart have expanded their online offerings, they've been able to match Amazon's discount, and states have passed laws requiring Amazon to collect sales taxes. But Amazon has found another powerful source of competitive advantage: data. As Dumaine reports, thousands of independent retailers sell goods through Amazon's site, which gives the company privileged access to information about competitors' products, prices and sales. Amazon claims it doesn't use that information for its own benefit, but the evidence suggests otherwise. In April, the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon employees secretly collected data from independent sellers and used the information to develop competing products. … [Read more...] about Book World: Keys to Amazon’s success: Price wars and big data
HCC built their lead up to 49-36 at halftime and went on to shoot 65% from the field in the second half. With time running down, Dragons freshman center Paris Young was able to make a fast break layup for his first points of the season to end the game in heartwarming fashion for the fans. Sophomore Naquan Williams-Day was named the MVP of the tournament after scoring a combined 53 points in the three victories that earned HCC the championship. … [Read more...] about Howard Community College Men’s Basketball Wins Regional Championship