Hearing Amazon’s Footsteps, the Health Care Industry Shudders – New York Times

Hearing Amazon’s Footsteps, the Health Care Industry Shudders – New York Times

An Amazon spokeswoman, Lori Torgerson, refused to comment on “rumors or speculation” about Amazon entering the pharmacy business, but she shared a statement that suggested other motivations for the paperwork. “Wholesale licenses are required for Amazon Business to sell professional-use only medical devices in certain states,” she said. There is little doubt, though, that Amazon […]

CVS makes more than $66 billion bid for Aetna: sources – Reuters

(Reuters) – U.S. pharmacy operator CVS Health Corp has made an offer to acquire No. 3 U.S. health insurer Aetna Inc for more than $200 per share, or over $66 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. A deal would merge one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefits managers and pharmacy operators with […]

NAACP: Most complaints about American Airlines. What can brands learn? – USA TODAY

NAACP: Most complaints about American Airlines. What can brands learn? – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE The NAACP has issued an advisory statement telling African-Americans about traveling on American Airlines. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland). Buzz60 In this Aug. 29, 2017, file photo, Derrick Johnson speaks at a National Press Club in Washington.(Photo: Susan Walsh, AP) Recent incidents involving alleged discrimination against black people, including […]

FCC to Loosen Rules on Local Media Ownership – New York Times

Photo Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has said he is trying to create a more level playing field for traditional and online media. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday announced plans to eliminate decades-old media ownership rules meant to protect local coverage […]

YayYo, Inc. Adds Independent Board Members and Forms Committees as Part of Qualifying for Listing on NASDAQ

LOS ANGELES October 25, 2017 YayYo, Inc.,  today announced that the Company has added five independent board members and formed its audit and compensation committees. The Company, in the course of its pending application with NASDAQ, is pleased to announce the following board appointments and committee designations: Board Members: Christopher Maglino Harbant S. Sidhu Dave Haley Paul Richter […]

Twitter Vows More Transparency for Ads – Wall Street Journal

Twitter Inc. said Tuesday it will increase transparency for ads on its network, a move aimed at staying one step ahead of potential regulation. Twitter said it plans to create a website to reveal the people and organizations advertising on Twitter and details about their ads, such as how long the ads have been running. […]

Chipotle shares tank after big earnings miss – CNBC

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Massive recall of packaged vegetables gets even bigger as more stores pull products – Sacramento Bee

The web of recalls connected to Mann Packing’s nationwide listeria scare expanded when three more multi-state vegetable product recalls were announced late Sunday by the FDA. Meijer, a Midwestern chain similar to Walmart (one of the food-selling chains affected in the recall), recalled almost 20 different store brand produce items from its 235 supercenters and […]