The pandemic is helping to fuel the boom. Business owners with closed stores have taken to livestreaming to sell animal print tops, heated eyelash curlers and just about anything else. They have a captive audience: Many Americans stuck at home with nowhere to go are looking for something to watch. At the same time, tech companies, including Facebook, Instagram and Amazon, have made it easy for businesses to livestream from their smartphones. … [Read more...] about Lights, camera, sell: Retailers want you to watch and shop
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After Oubre went several days without hearing from the Thunder’s front office, Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti informed Oubre on Thursday that he would be on the move yet again — this time, to the Warriors. This came as somewhat of a relief to Oubre, who, over the past half-decade, has come to respect what Golden State represents: teamwork, ball movement, joy. … [Read more...] about Kelly Oubre Jr. hopes to find long-term home with Warriors
While that may not make a lot of sense to most people who didn’t stockpile or hoard during the first few months of the pandemic, some people may feel that the pandemic is even worse now than it was in those early months, Koopman-Holm said. That in turn can make them feel it’s even more important to stockpile this time around. … [Read more...] about We shouldn’t be panic buying again in the Bay Area, but some are. Experts explain why
In previous years, as The Daily Beast reported, Perdue acquired stock in a U.S. Navy contractor as he took control of the Senate sub-committee with jurisdiction over the Navy and sold it off as he helped increase the contractor’s business. The senator also bought shares in an Atlanta-based debit card company after pushing to weaken industry regulations, and appeared to time purchases and sales around key events such as a merger, The Daily Beast reported in September. … [Read more...] about Sen. Perdue Insisted He Had No Input At All On Stock Buys. New Evidence Shows He Did.
Yet until recently — with only a few exceptions — those haven’t been the big-budget spectacles Hollywood runs on. Eight months into the pandemic, that’s changing. Last month, the Walt Disney Co. experimented with the $200 million “Mulan” as a premium buy on its fast-growing streaming service, Disney+ — where the Pixar film “Soul” will also go on Dec. 25. WarnerMedia last week announced that “Wonder Woman 1984” — a movie that might have made $1 billion at the box office in a normal summer — will land in theaters and on HBO Max simultaneously next month. … [Read more...] about The pandemic is changing Hollywood, maybe forever