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Amazon says it has nothing to do with Echelon ‘Prime Bike’

Amazon has moved to put a clear distance between it and Echelon Fitness, a company that produces connected exercise equipment. Yesterday, the company announced that it was producing “Prime Bike”, a stripped-down version of its Peloton-esque Connect Sport spinning bike. But overnight, Amazon released a statement saying that Echelon and Prime Bike have nothing to do with them. “This bike …

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European stocks are rising, with Nike competitors and carmakers ahead

People wearing face masks are waiting in line in front of a medical laboratory to be tested for Covid-19 in Paris on September 18, 2020. olivier morin / Agence France-Presse / Getty Images European equities rose on Wednesday, as investors destroyed a mixed batch of purchasing executives and the share of sportswear and carmakers rose. Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, …

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March loses Uncle Ben, reveals new name for rice brand

Fox Business Flash headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Uncle Ben’s rice brand gets a new name: Ben’s Original. The parent company Mars Inc. announced the change on Wednesday for the 70-year-old brand, the latest company to release a logo that was criticized as a racial stereotype. Packaging with the new name will arrive in stores next …

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Uncle Ben has a new name: Ben’s Original

The renewed Ben’s products, which have the same blue font and orange packaging, will hit shelves in 2021. The transition from Uncle Ben to Ben’s Original comes in the midst of a broader movement on racial similarity and increased criticism of brands originating rooted in racial stereotypes. In June, food companies like Uncle Ben, Aunt Jemima, make cream of wheat …

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Recovery of the euro area stems when the service industry suffers

A queue for Covid-19 tests outside a laboratory in Paris on September 22, 2020 in Paris, France. Kiran Ridley | Getty Images News | Getty Images Eurozone activity hit in September as countries face a second wave of coronavirus infections, original data showed on Wednesday. The rapid PMI index (Purchasing Managers’ Index) composite index – which measures both manufacturing and …

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Daily COVID-19 cases and degree of positivity to determine reopening phases for Honolulu

HONOLULU (KHON2) – Oahu community members and businesses have a way forward to resume during the pandemic, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said it will be based on the daily number of COVID-19 cases and the percentage of positive tests. [Hawaii news on the go–LISTEN to KHON 2GO weekday mornings at 7:30 a.m.] Caldwell said Honolulu will follow a four-tier system …

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Aetna ranks 2 NJ counties among the nation’s healthiest communities

From education and finance to housing, public safety and even the environment, several factors were taken into account 2020’s healthiest social ranking compiled by the Aetna Foundation. The list – which consists of 500 communities across America – includes two New Jersey counties in the top 25 places alone. Hunterdon County came in at no. 15 and Morris County at …

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American airlines immediately call a new rescue service as the number of jobs decreases

President Trump says the administration will assist the aviation industry during a press conference. The executives of American Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways and the major aviation federations held a press conference on Tuesday afternoon on Capitol Hill as part of a final step for a six-month extension of the $ 25 billion wage support program. rescue from Congress …

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Walmart, UPS and others are teaming up for an online shopping spree this holiday season

Instead of preparing for door buses on Black Friday and amazing shopping in stores before Christmas, many retailers and shipping companies are starting to staff in anticipation of a flood of online deliveries and pickup orders. Walmart (WMT), which has already employed more than 500,000 workers in stores and throughout its supply chain since March to meet the growing demand …

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