Black-owned businesses report boost in sales on Blackout Day

Michael De Los Santos saw a big boost in sales on Blackout Day as consumers supported his BBQ sauce business. Source: Michael De Los Santos As activists and allies spread the word about Blackout Day, some Black-owned businesses said they saw a boost in support. The movement urged both Black consumers and others to either […]

Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) reports Q1 2020 loss, 200 store closures

A shopper exits a Bed Bath & Beyond store in New York. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Bed Bath & Beyond said Wednesday its sales tumbled nearly 50% during its latest quarter, even as online sales surged more than 100% during April and May with...

New Jersey issues statewide order to wear face masks outdoors

Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey, speaks during a news conference in Trenton, New Jersey, U.S., on Monday, April 6, 2020. Christopher Occhicone | Bloomberg | Getty Images New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday ordered people to wear face coverings outdoors when...