Archive for the ‘Business’ Category

Funchess deal with Packers worth $2.5 million but includes $3.75 million more in incentives

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

GREEN BAY - The one-year deal the Green Bay Packers gave free agent wide receiver Devin Funchess is worth $2.5 million and includes a $1 million signing bonus. Given that Funchess earned $10 million last year for the Indianapolis Colts, the Packers are getting a bargain. However, they did leave the door open for him to make more.

Corporations will buy up small businesses after coronavirus pandemic – Business Insider

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

If our government doesn't act now to prevent it, corporate America will swallow our country's small businesses whole when the coronavirus pandemic is over. We saw that happen during the financial crisis. The banks that survived were the big banks, which got even bigger, and now we have less competition in the banking industry.

3 Strategies That Will Help Your Small Business Navigate A Pandemic

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

To combat this, small businesses must plan to face each of the major negative business effects of the new coronavirus head-on. Things will get worse before they get better The prevailing opinion among medical professionals, lawmakers, and business leaders is that conditions will deteriorate further before they improve. It's as if a metaphorical groundhog saw its shadow and warned for six more weeks (or more) of peak pandemic mode.

The New England Patriots’ Boeing 767 private jet just flew 1.2 million N95 face masks from China to Boston. Take a closer look at the team plane.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

The New England Patriots purchased two former American Airlines Boeing 767-300ER planes for team use.

Fountain Hill Wawa closes after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

Wawa has announced the temporary closure of a second Lehigh Valley store due to the coronavirus. The Pennsylvania-based convenience store chain said Wednesday it was notified an employee who recently worked at the 1429 Broadway location in Fountain Hill tested positive for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus. That employee last worked Friday, March 27, according to a statement from Wawa.

Brandon Copeland using time to teach “Life 101”

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Players don't have offseason programs to worry about at the moment, or anything that was previously scheduled, really. But new Patriots linebacker Brandon Copeland wants to help his fellow players to keep improving while on coronavirus lockdown. Via Mark Cannizzaro of the New York Post, the former Jet is hosting the first in a series [more]

Twitch Stream Aid 2020: NFL’s Richard Sherman And Darius Slay Among Celebrities Playing ‘Call Of Duty’ To Raise Money For Coronavirus Relief

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Today he gets to play with friends, including the Philadelphia Eagles’ newly signed cornerback Darius Slay and professional gamer Josiah "Slacked" Berry. They will join up with other popular streamers, musicians, athletes and celebrities on streaming service Twitch for Stream Aid 2020, a charity event—like Live Aid but online—to raise money for the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

Houchin Community Blood Bank holding blood drive in Tehachapi on Monday

Friday, March 27th, 2020

The Houchin Community Blood Bank is holding a blood drive in Tehachapi on Monday. The mobile blood drive will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

NFL owners should be writing big checks to aid with COVID-19 relief efforts

Friday, March 27th, 2020

The NFL is contributing money to help with the COVID-19 pandemic. The contribution was announced in a way that makes it not immediately clear exactly how much the NFL is contributing. But it is clear that, if Saints quarterback Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, can donate $5 million, the billionaires who own and operate [more]

Ravens’ Lamar Jackson sues Amazon for allegedly hurting brand while listing unlicensed apparel on website

Friday, March 27th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens star Lamar Jackson filed a lawsuit against Amazon on Wednesday, claiming the retail conglomerate is selling unlicensed merchandise using his trademarks, name, image and likeness. The NFL MVP is seeking compensation for the damages he claimed Amazon “inflicted upon him and his” company Era 8 Apparel, ESPN reported citing the lawsuit.