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Mouse That Roared: Disney Characters Win Local Union Shakeup

Mouse That Roared: Disney Characters Win Local Union Shakeup

By Mike Schneider | Jun 25
Months after workers who play characters at Walt Disney World threatened to leave the Teamsters union, General President James Hoffa appointed two associates Monday to take over the local union.

Territory: Reinforcing Healthy Habits, One Meal at a Time

Territory: Reinforcing Healthy Habits, One Meal at a Time

By Matthew Wexler | Jun 24
Territory offer fully cooked meals from local chefs, prepared with insights from nutritionists to ensure what you're getting out of your meal is as bountiful as what's on the plate.

Abandoned Tents, Human Waste Piling Up on Mount Everest

Abandoned Tents, Human Waste Piling Up on Mount Everest

By Binaj Gurubacharya | Jun 24
The record number of climbers crowding the world's highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste that threatens drinking water.

50 Years Later, the Moon is Still Great for Business

50 Years Later, the Moon is Still Great for Business

By Alexandra Olson | Jun 24
Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the moon on July 20, 1969. Naturally, marketers jumped at the chance to sell products from cars and televisions, to cereal and a once-obscure powdered drink called Tang.

H&M's New Diversity Chief Designs a More Inclusive Future

H&M's New Diversity Chief Designs a More Inclusive Future

By Anne D'Innocenzo | Jun 24
H&M is set to kick off a series of workshops and training this fall for thousands of its employees at its more than 500 North American stores aimed at addressing unconscious bias.

A Retail Rainbow: Vendors Mark LGBTQ Pride on Sales Racks

A Retail Rainbow: Vendors Mark LGBTQ Pride on Sales Racks

By Verena Dobnik | Jun 23
Major retailers have diversified their inventory for Pride month, selling apparel and other goods that celebrate LGBTQ culture to mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

New Exhibit Traces 4 Centuries of Black History in Virginia

New Exhibit Traces 4 Centuries of Black History in Virginia

By Denise Lavoie | Jun 22
The artifacts in a new exhibit tracing four centuries of black history in Virginia range from the painful to the poignant.

Hawaiian Airlines Celebrates 'Ha'aheo' Through Inclusivity and Innovation

Hawaiian Airlines Celebrates 'Ha'aheo' Through Inclusivity and Innovation

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 22
Hawaiian Airlines has grown to serve more than 10 million passengers annually, making it the largest and longest-serving carrier based in the 50th state. And Hawaiian shows no signs of slowing down — or altering its commitment to excellence.

Walmart to Pay $138M over Brazil Corruption

Walmart to Pay $138M over Brazil Corruption

By Matthew Barakat | Jun 21
Walmart agreed Thursday to pay a $138 million criminal penalty to settle Justice Department allegations that its Brazilian subsidiary secretly funneled more than $500,000 to an intermediary with an uncanny ability to make permit problems disappear.

Marijuana Industry Sets Environmental, Ethical Goals

Marijuana Industry Sets Environmental, Ethical Goals

By Michael R. Blood | Jun 20
An alliance of large marijuana businesses had a message for the public Tuesday: We're good corporate citizens.

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