Sunday December 16, 2018

Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Grocery store refuses to sell Pepsi until they remove NFL logo

Pepsi’s slogan may have once been “The Choice of a New Generation,” but one grocery store owner has chosen to no longer sell its products because they feature the NFL logo. Phillip Stewart, the owner of the store, said “I don’t want to support them in any way, because I feel like it’s just wrong. I can’t in good conscious sell the product because it does have the logo on it.”  More…

Martha Stewart Instagrams disastrous first Uber ride

It wasn’t a good thing. Martha Stewart took her first-ever Uber ride on Monday — and it didn’t end well. The style maven took to Instagram to gripe about how her first car didn’t show up, and how the one that did was a hot mess.  More…

Yahoo Data Breach Victims Get $100, Lawyers Get $35 Million

Yahoo will pay up to $85 million to settle a class action lawsuit over its massive data breach, reports the Recorder, a legal publication. That includes $50 million for compensation for up to 200 million affected users plus another $35 million for lawyers’ fees and expenses.  More…

McDonald’s worker accused of assaulting manager with ‘crispy’ bacon

A South Carolina McDonald’s employee was reportedly charged with third degree assault and battery last Friday after she physically confronted her manager. The employee was upset by the manager’s action and reportedly backed the manager into a corner in the kitchen and began to “shove hot crispy bacon in face,” the report said.  More…

Plane passenger refuses to remove bare feet from tray table, argues with flight attendant

Passengers have to put up with a lot on flights – but having bare feet in your face shouldn’t be one of them. But one woman travelling on a plane in China put her feet up on tray table and then refused to take them back down when a flight attendant asked her to.  More…

Heathen eats soup directly from supermarket hot bar

A grocery store shopper has gone viral for his less than appetizing — and unhygienic — way of eating soup. The man was recorded by a fellow shopper at an unnamed grocery store taking a sample of soup from the hot bar straight from the ladle.  More…

Judge tosses $5 million suit over McDonald’s Quarter Pounder with Cheese

A $5 million lawsuit brought about by two McDonald’s customers in Florida was thrown out last week by U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas, granting a motion filed by McDonald’s. Judge Dimitrouleas dismissed the lawsuit last Friday “with prejudice,” Miami Herald reported, meaning the plaintiffs are not allowed to file the lawsuit again at a later date.  More…

iPhone and Android users are completely different people

iPhone users are generally happier, more extroverted, more adventurous, and make more money than Android users, according to new research.  More…

In-N-Out boss is 36 years old, a billionaire and beloved by her employees

In-N-Out Burger president Lynsi Snyder is the youngest woman on the latest Forbes 400 list of the richest Americans. The 36-year-old is not only worth a fortune at $3 billion, but she also boasts sky- high approval ratings. According to Glassdoor, Snyder’s support from employees stands at 99 percent.  More…

Google, Facebook and Twitter staffs splurge on Democrats ahead of midterms

President Trump has repeatedly called out Google, Facebook and Twitter for liberal bias. Two weeks until the midterms, it would appear he may have had a point. Employees of the tech giants have given a total of $2.4 million to House and Senate candidates, according to Federal Election Commission filings. Of that, only $176,000 – just 8 percent – went to Republicans.  More…

John Goodman: The Show Has A ‘Hollow Center’ Without Roseanne

John Goodman said he misses his friend “Rosie real bad” despite being happy to return in “The Conners.” “It felt great to be back, but there’s a hollow center. I miss Rosie real bad,” said Goodman. “I know for a fact that she’s not a racist,” he said, going on to imply that ABC should not have canceled her show so suddenly. “I’ll put it this way, I was surprised at (their) response.”  More…

Kleenex forced to rebrand ‘Mansize’ tissues after sexist complaints

After being on shelves for more than 60 years, Kleenex maker Kimberly Clark said it will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after a rise in consumer complaints cried the product was sexist. The consumer products company said due a “consistent increase of complaints on gender concern” the product will now be called “Kleenex Extra Large.”  More…

ABC fears The Conners will flop without Roseanne Barr

Top ABC brass may have acted too swiftly by pulling the plug on Roseanne – and they now fear the show’s replacement spin-off will flop without its star. ‘We didn’t think it through properly. What Roseanne did was wrong but we shouldn’t have rushed to fire her.’  More…

Death limo was listed for sale on Craigslist two days before crash

The stretch limo involved in the upstate crash that killed 20 people was put up for sale by its owner just two days before the deadly wreck, according to a report Tuesday. Prestige Limousine tried to unload the customized 2001 Ford Excursion for $9,000 in an ad posted on Craigslist.  More…

Limo had unlicensed driver, failed inspection before deadly crash

The limo that crashed upstate, killing 20 people, failed a safety inspection just last month — and its driver wasn’t licensed to be behind the wheel, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.  More…