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Talking Biz News Today – Sept. 16, 2022

September 16, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Some of Friday’s top business news stories:

The Associated Press

Retail sales up 0.3% in Aug. from July amid inflation, by Anne D’Innocenzio

Tentative labor deal averts threat of nationwide rail strike, by Josh Funk, Josh Boak and Zeke Miller

CNN

California Gov. Newsom signs landmark legislation aimed at boosting children’s safety online, by Brian Fung

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after hacker claims to access internal systems, by Sean Lyngaas

The Wall Street Journal

Apple, Amazon Passed on LIV Golf Media Rights, by Andrew Beaton and Joe Flint

Adobe to Buy Collaboration-Software Company Figma for About $20 Billion, by Cara Lombardo, Dana Cimilluca and Aaron Tilley

CNBC

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing about 150 stores. Here’s a map of ones on the list so far, by Melissa Repko and Gabriel Cortés

FedEx cutting costs, withdraws 2023 guidance after first-quarter shipments disappoint, by Jack Stebbins

Reuters

Amazon warehouse workers to vote on strike action – UK trade union

Amazon hands out shipping software to merchants, including on rival sites

News about business journalism:

FT digital editor Akwagyiram joins Semafor as ME for Africa

NY Times makes three hires on its audio team

Ferek joins the WSJ’s Congress team

Business and tech reporter Louie to retire from ABC7 after 50 years

McGachey joins Financial News as a careers correspondent

Debtwire’s Ragsley hired to be ME of LFI US Special Situations

MarketWatch.com hires Pinsker as investing columnist

Costa hired as chief content officer for Clarim Media

Mason to cover Northwest energy industry for Energy NewsData

Toronto Star hires WSJ’s Amiri as a reporter

WSJ EIC Murray: Staff should be in office three days per week as of Nov. 1

Crain’s Detroit special projects editor Bragg departs for Detroit News

Insider launches Talent Insider, aimed at helping small businesses hire

How Tech Crunch reporter Azevedo finds story ideas

 

 

 

 

 

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