Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

Netflix may be missing an opportunity in horror movies

A button to launch the Netflix app is seen on a remote control in this illustration photo in Warsaw, Poland, April 25, 2019. Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty Images There’s a big question of money haunting Netflix. In recent years, the streamer has spent big on flashy blockbuster-style action movies like “The Gray Man” … Read more

Higher prices, leaner portions, apps – fast food deals are changing

Higher prices, leaner portions, apps – fast food deals are changing

Fast food chains are increasing the value of their burgers, pizzas and tacos as inflation squeezes budgets – but expect higher prices, leaner portions and more offers enticing people to sign up to rewards programs as companies rethink their value strategies. Citing rising costs, Domino’s Pizza earlier this year raised the price of its Mix … Read more

Antitrust lawsuit puts book publishing industry in the dock

Antitrust lawsuit puts book publishing industry in the dock

NEW YORK (AP) — Justice Department efforts to block merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster is not just a showcase of the Biden administration’s tougher approach to corporate consolidationit’s a rare moment for the publishing industry itself to be put in the dock. In the first week of a scheduled two- to … Read more

The mysterious companies behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe’s O’s The companies behind store brands like Kirkland Signatur The real story behind store brands

The mysterious companies behind Costco’s Kirkland Signature and Trader Joe’s O’s The companies behind store brands like Kirkland Signatur The real story behind store brands

New York CNN Business — Signature Kirkland. Two dollar chuck. Simple truth. Cat and Jack. Great value. Amazon basics. Private labels have never been so popular. They have become forces in their own right and account for about 21% of the US food industry’s $1.7 trillion sales, according to IRI. As prices rise, private labels … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond drops private label Wild Sage as it tries to boost sales

Bed Bath & Beyond drops private label Wild Sage as it tries to boost sales

A person walks into a Bed Bath & Beyond store on October 1, 2021 in the Tribeca neighborhood of New York. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond is cutting one of its private labels, Wild Sage, about a year after the company made an aggressive push into exclusive brands, at the … Read more

Lyft, Carvana, Warner Bros. Discovery, DraftKings

Lyft, Carvana, Warner Bros.  Discovery, DraftKings

Confetti falls as Lyft CEO Logan Green (C) and Chairman John Zimmer (LEFT C) ring the Nasdaq opening bell celebrating the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on March 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Shares of the ride-hailing app company were initially priced at $72. Mario Tama/Getty Images Find out which companies are making headlines … Read more

A ‘shakeup’ among mortgage lenders is coming

A ‘shakeup’ among mortgage lenders is coming

A sign hangs at a branch of Banco Santander in London, UK, Wednesday February 3, 2010. Simon Dawson | Bloomberg via Getty Images Banks and other mortgage providers have been battered by falling demand for loans this year as a result of interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. Some companies will be forced out … Read more

Judge: Kevin Spacey must pay ‘House of Cards’ creators $30 million

Judge: Kevin Spacey must pay ‘House of Cards’ creators  million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Thursday that Kevin Spacey and his production companies are to pay the creators of “House of Cards” nearly $31 million for losses caused by his firing in 2017 for sexual harassment of crew members. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana’s ruling gives the force of law … Read more

The CDC estimates that 1.7 million gay and bisexual men are most at risk of monkeypox

The CDC estimates that 1.7 million gay and bisexual men are most at risk of monkeypox

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 1.7 million men who have sex with men currently face the greatest threat of monkeypox. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters on a call Thursday that gay and bisexual men who are HIV-positive or who take drugs, called PREPs, to reduce their risk of contracting … Read more