Canadian website takes on the online giant

Laveta Brigham

Photograph: Shawn Goldberg/REX/Shutterstock In cities and towns around the world, darkened shopfronts and shuttered businesses have become an all-too-familiar symptom of the economic collapse triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. But while small businesses and local retailers struggle with lockdowns and restrictions, e-commerce giants like Amazon have raked in billions in […]

Retailers Should Brace for a Tidal Wave of Returns

Laveta Brigham

(Bloomberg Opinion) — Americans are in the final sprint of a record year of e-commerce spending, filling their digital carts with holiday gifts and decor in a year when public health concerns are keeping them away from stores. That online haul, though, foreshadows an unfortunate aftershock for retailers: A potentially […]

Speed Read Your Way to Success With This $15 Course

Laveta Brigham

Our devices deliver data at a faster pace every year, yet it seems the world keeps speeding up to match; there’s never enough time to absorb the things that matter—be it a self-improvement class or just that novel you’ve been meaning to finish. Maybe that’s because we haven’t done enough […]

More than 30 states file suit demanding breakup of Google

Laveta Brigham

Thursday’s complaint alleges Google has maintained its monopoly in the search market by abusing its power in other markets. | Michel Euler/AP Photo By LEAH NYLEN 12/17/2020 12:57 PM EST Updated 12/17/2020 03:29 PM EST 2020-12-17T03:29-0500 WASHINGTON — More than 30 states filed an antitrust suit against Google on Thursday […]