Sears is closing its last department store in Illinois, the retailer’s home state

The Sears department store in the Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, a Chicago suburb, will close on November 14. Transformco, which acquired Sears Holdings after the company filed for bankruptcy in 2018, confirmed its plans to redevelop the property. “We intend to reinvigorate and maximize the value of the real estate while enhancing the consumer experience …

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Entrepreneur, content creator seeks to EmpowHer others like her :: WRAL.com

By Claire Galt, WRAL contributor During her junior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel, Caitlyn Kumi launched Miss EmpowHer, a brand she says promotes self-confidence, inclusion and empowerment of women of all shapes and shades, anywhere and everywhere. “I really wanted to start a brand that empowers women. As women, we face …

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WSJ: Facebook top officials knew dangers of Instagram filters – CNN Video

Instagram says it’s looking at new ways to discourage users from focusing on their physical appearance after a report published by The Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook researchers found that the photo-sharing platform is toxic for teen girls. CNN’s Brianna Keilar spoke to one of the teens mentioned in the WSJ’s report. Source: CNN CNN

SpaceX Inspiration4 mission: Hear from the first all-civilian crew before they go into orbit – CNN Video

CNN’s Rachel Crane sat down with the four space tourists who will take part on a three-day trip into orbit on a SpaceX rocket. The mission, dubbed Inspiration4, will be the first spaceflight in history to be staffed entirely by non-astronauts. Source: CNN CNN

Salesforce said it will help employees leave Texas due to abortion law

In a Slack (WORK) message obtained by CNBC, the cloud computing company told its 56,000 employees that they “stand with all of our women at Salesforce and everywhere.” “With that being said, if you have concerns about access to reproductive healthcare in your state, Salesforce will help relocate you and members of your immediate family,” …

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DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats sue New York City over delivery fee caps

New York City last year started restricting what third-party platforms can charge for delivery services as a way to help restaurants cope with pandemic restrictions. Under the rules, the platforms can bill restaurants 15% of a given order for delivery, plus an additional 5% for fees other than credit-card fees, like marketing which are tacked …

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