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If Hollywood were to address racial inequities in the film and TV industry, annual revenue could rise by 7%, or about $10 billlion, according to the findings of a new study from McKinsey. The consulting firm’s research found that Black-led stories are underfunded and undervalued. “A complex, interdependent value chain filled with dozens of hidden
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Cure Hydration founder and CEO Lauren Picasso had to come up creative ways to get the company’s fruit-flavored products into shoppers’ baskets because of the pandemic. Cure Hydration Cure Hydration’s lucky break came at a strange time. Walmart, CVS and Amazon-owned Whole Foods began carrying the start-up’s fruit-flavored hydration powder during the pandemic. Yet boxes
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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan rejected an initial allotment of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine this week, according to the Michigan state health department. At a press briefing Thursday, Duggan confirmed he declined this week’s allocation of J&J vaccines from the state, citing sufficient supply of Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to cover demand from
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Patrons Sari and Peter Melendez enjoy lunch at Katz’s Delicatessen, the famous deli founded in 1888, on the first day of the return to indoor dining for New York City, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in New York, February 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Easing mask mandates and reopening restaurants have led to
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Louis Conforti, CEO of the Washington Prime Group, on CNBC’s Mad Money. Source: CNBC The U.S. shopping mall owner Washington Prime Group is preparing to potentially file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with time running thin before the company defaults after it skipped an interest payment on its debt, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Last month, Washington
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A Nordstrom store in Irvine, California. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Nordstrom on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter sales and earnings that topped analysts’ estimates, thanks to stronger shopper demand online and growth at its off-price Nordstrom Rack business. But the company cautioned that it has been recently impacted by shipping delays, which held up some of its
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Amir Dan Rubin David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A congressional committee overseeing the Covid-19 crisis has opened an investigation into concierge health-care provider One Medical over reports that it gave vaccine shots to family and friends of executives and to wealthy clients who weren’t yet eligible in their states. Rep. James Clyburn,
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