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September 27, 2023
September 27, 2023
Starbucks to face lawsuit alleging its Refresher fruit drinks are missing fruit

Yes, Starbucks is facing a lawsuit alleging that its Refresher fruit drinks are missing fruit. The lawsuit, filed in California, alleges that the company is violating state law by advertising its Refreshers as fruit drinks while containing mostly artificial flavors. The suit also makes claims that the company is misleading consumers by calling the beverages […]

September 26, 2023
Federal Reserve pauses rate hikes as inflation slows down

The Federal Reserve has decided to pause its interest rate hikes following months of slowing inflation, saying it “will be patient” with future policy adjustments. The Fed noted that increased household spending and a strong labor market had pushed up economic growth, but that the outlook appears to have become uncertain with the recent drop […]

September 25, 2023
Olive oil prices surge over 100% to record highs and spark cooking oil thefts

Olive oil prices have surged over 100% to record highs as demand for the commodity outstrips supply, sparking an increase in cooking oil thefts. In Spain, the country responsible for over 50% of global olive oil production, supplies are particularly affected by the on-going drought. The increased prices have made olive oil a prime target […]

September 23, 2023
Striking autoworkers want to end a system that pays different wages for the same job

Autoworkers who are striking want to end the practice of paying different wages for the same job. They argue that this practice creates an unfair playing field between workers who may have different levels of experience or education, but are responsible for doing the same job. This discrepancy creates tension and resentment among workers, and […]

September 22, 2023
Detroit’s Big Three fight to dominate the next generation of the car industry

Three of the biggest automakers, Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler, are in a fast-paced battle to dominate the next generation of the auto industry. All three companies are investing heavily in electric vehicles, autonomous driving technology, and mobility solutions, such as ride-hailing and car-sharing. Ford plans on investing $11 billion by 2022 in electrification […]