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Wayfair boosted its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees

Online furniture retailer Wayfair boosted its minimum wage to $US15 per hour, a move that will benefit 40% of its employees. Wayfair shares rose more than 2% Wednesday, adding to their 7% rally so far in 2021. The company’s stock has skyrocketed over the past year, as the pandemic prompted […]
Wayfair boosted its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees
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Zoom tumbles 16% as Pfizer’s vaccine success drags on work-from-home stocks

Zoom dove as much as 16% in early Monday trading after Pfizer’s encouraging COVID-19 drug results dragged stay-at-home stocks lower. The pharmaceutical company announced Monday morning that it’s experimental coronavirus drug was more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19 in trial participants. The news lifted global stocks, particularly those for […]
Zoom tumbles 16% as Pfizer’s vaccine success drags on work-from-home stocks
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How the Wayfair human trafficking conspiracy theory grew out of QAnon

An unfounded conspiracy theory that furniture company Wayfair is advertising the sale of human children disguised as cabinets and pillows went viral over the weekend. The theory seemingly originated from speculation among popular members of conspiracy theory group QAnon and grew on Reddit’s r/conspiracy subreddit. QAnon believers have repeatedly made […]
How the Wayfair human trafficking conspiracy theory grew out of QAnon