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Company employees split $10 million bonus

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 12/11/19, 11:53 am

St. John Properties in Baltimore gave its staff a very generous gift at its annual Christmas party on Saturday. All 198 of the commercial real estate company’s employees will share a $10 million Christmas bonus to celebrate a successful year.

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Uber shares safety numbers

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/06/19, 11:13 am

Riders and drivers reported more than 3,000 sexual assaults during Uber rides in 2018. The company released a report on Thursday revealing safety violations on rides in 2017 and 2018. Uber hailed the report as the first of its kind and reiterated its commitment to safety and transparency.

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Black Friday kicks off holiday shopping

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/29/19, 10:26 am

With the calendar working against them this year, retailers are scrambling to make the most of the shortest Christmas shopping season since 2013. Adobe Analytics predicts online retailers could lose as much as $1 billion due to Thanksgiving coming six days later than last year.

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