The Biden administration is seeking to require businesses with more than 100 employees to mandate vaccination or weekly testing among their workforces. In response, earlier this week, one of the nation’s largest trade groups reached out to the administration with a series of questions and concerns, not challenging the potential new policy but instead pleading for clarity and consistency in its implantation and application.
Target and Disney are expanding their partnership, bringing more and more Disney shops (not to be confused with Disney Stores—more on that later) to Target locations around the country. These dedicated Disney spaces, essentially a store within a store, will sell toys, costumes, clothing, and games all built around Disney’s IP.
We’ve heard the warnings for months: Inflation is coming to grocery, to the housing market, to anything with a price it seems. With Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) and other grocery items in particular, as the costs of raw materials increase owing to broken supply chains and reduced production capacities, the cost of typical household goods is on the rise.
As the nation (Hopefully! Don’t jinx it!) recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, delays are building in the nation’s busiest ports while companies attempt to resupply depleted inventories and anticipate future sales.
Amazon is getting ready to release an in-home robot. Already famous for their warehouse robots, the in-home version (currently called the Vesta) is in late prototype stage, according to internal sources who spoke with Insider. The development currently claims 800 employees, many pulled from other projects.