After 20 successful years at the helm, and with profits at more than 100 million pounds a year, Shepherdson staged a dramatic departure from Topshop. The press blamed a fallout between her and Green over the decision to allow supermodel Kate Moss to design lines for the chain. However, industry insiders and Shepherdson herself deny this. From this moment on, the road ahead for Topshop under new management was a tough one. … [Read more...] about Where Topshop went wrong
Frequently, the insults become gender-based and cross a line into sexual harassment—or outright threats. Natasha is sometimes called a “whore,” which she’d expect from drunken clubbers in her past jobs, “but not from somebody at, like, 6 p.m. on a Tuesday.” Two-fifths of workers reported they’ve noticed an increase in unwanted sexualized comments. According to the report, surveyed workers have received remarks including “Pull that mask down so I can see if I want to take you home later,” “I’ll take your mask off and stick my tongue down your throat,” and “I don’t wear a condom; I sure as hell aren’t going to wear a mask!” … [Read more...] about ‘Maskual harassment,’ angry customers, and no tips: The life of restaurant workers during COVID-19
Aside from differences between urban and suburban areas, the maps also show which regions produce the most emissions related to other factors. For example, the Midwest, non-coastal East, and most of the South have relatively high emissions from electricity generation. The West and Northwest have relatively low emissions, reflecting more low-carbon energy sources. Overall, energy accounts for 15% to 33% of total household emissions. … [Read more...] about A Map Of The Carbon Footprint Of All 31,000 ZIP Codes In The U.S.