How to avoid getting ripped off on car repairs

How to avoid getting ripped off on car repairs

Sign up for CNN’s Stress, But Less newsletter. Our six-part mindfulness guide will inform and inspire you to reduce stress while learning to harness it. CNN — Whether you’re worried about getting ripped off or just feeling overwhelmed with conversations with auto mechanics, getting your car serviced can be stressful. Jessica Chou knows this stress … Read more

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after New York stabbing

Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after New York stabbing

CHAUTAUQUA, NY (AP) — Salman Rushdie, whose novel “The Satanic Verses” prompted death threats from the Iranian leader in the 1980s, was stabbed in the neck and abdomen on Friday by a man who rushed onto the stage as the author was about to give a talk in western New York. A bloodied Rushdie, 75, … Read more

Best Buy cuts jobs across the country, after warning of slower sales

Best Buy cuts jobs across the country, after warning of slower sales

Black Friday shoppers leave a Best Buy store in Washington, DC on November 26, 20221. Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images Best Buy said Friday it was cutting jobs nationwide about two weeks after warning it was seeing weaker-than-expected sales. A Best Buy spokeswoman, Carly Charlson, declined to say how many people were affected … Read more

Pharma stocks crater as investors brace for litigation charges

Pharma stocks crater as investors brace for litigation charges

Shares of GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi and Haleon have all sold off sharply this week, losing tens of billions in market value, amid investor fear over possible US lawsuits centered on popular heartburn drug Zantac. ‘stomach. It’s a known issue that’s been lurking in the background for years, but investor concern exploded this week as the first … Read more

Why ‘box fatigue’ may be hitting the apparel industry, Stitch Fix

Why 'box fatigue' may be hitting the apparel industry, Stitch Fix

A selection of menswear packaged by Trunk Club, which closed earlier this year after Nordstrom bought the personal styling service in 2014. Source: Trunk Club After earning a master’s degree ten years ago, David Hill wanted to bolster his personal style and joined the Trunk Club, which promised to send him boxes of clothes tailored … Read more

Rivian losses surge to $1.7 billion as production ramps up

Rivian losses surge to $1.7 billion as production ramps up

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe said on a call with investors that for “much” of the second quarter they were unable to fully utilize their production line. “We weren’t even able to run a full shift due to component supply,” Scaringe said. Rivian expects supply chain shortages to continue to limit its growth, but is confident … Read more

‘We became a cheap day care center for teenagers’

'We became a cheap day care center for teenagers'

Six Flags revealed that it had lost nearly 2 million customers over the past year – a drop due in part to an initiative to weed out “rowdy teenagers,” according to the company’s CEO. Shares of the Arlington, Texas-based theme park fell 18% to $21.12 on Thursday after it revealed attendance at its 27 parks … Read more

Cost of back-to-school essentials — glue, markers, pens, backpacks — has jumped

Cost of back-to-school essentials — glue, markers, pens, backpacks — has jumped

From glue, markers, pens and tape to backpacks, sneakers and even underwear, price tags for these necessities have jumped over the past year as inflation makes all sorts more expensive purchases. Families may already be adjusting their family budget to absorb higher prices, but when everything costs more, it adds up. “We are looking at … Read more

McDonald’s will reopen in Ukraine, 6 months after invasion

McDonald's will reopen in Ukraine, 6 months after invasion

CHICAGO (AP) — McDonald’s will begin reopening some of its restaurants in Ukraine in the coming months, a symbol of the war-torn country’s return to some sense of normalcy and a show of support after the restaurant chain pulled out fast russian american. The burger giant closed its Ukrainian restaurants after the Russian invasion nearly … Read more

Six Flags, Canada Goose, Warby Parker and more

Six Flags, Canada Goose, Warby Parker and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Six Flags (SIX) – The theme park operator’s stock fell 12.8% pre-market after its quarterly profit and revenue fell well below Wall Street forecasts. Six Flags saw its results penalized by a 22% drop in attendance, among other factors. Canada Goose (GOOS) – The outerwear maker … Read more