Where it all went wrong Ironically, Topshop’s unique selling point was its demise. The more fashion lines the retailer gave to its consumers, the more demanding they became. The competition was also becoming fierce as the market exploded with world-class international retailers, including online upstarts like Boohoo and Asos, and extra-value retailers like Primark, which combined low prices and savvy digital marketing techniques. … [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
The researchers hope the maps will help cities create climate action plans by understanding what drives emissions in different places. The most important factors, they find, are household income, vehicle ownership and home size–all which are greater in suburbs. … [Read more...] about A Map Of The Carbon Footprint Of All 31,000 ZIP Codes In The U.S.