People are wary of ordering perishable grocery items via an online delivery service, but some experts believe Amazon has the trust and technological savvy to get shoppers (a little more) on board. According to a recent poll, 42 percent of those surveyed who admitted to grocery shopping online used Amazon’s grocery delivery service, AmazonFresh.
Wick Moorman, the chief executive of Amtrak, will resign in December and will serve until then alongside his successor, Richard Anderson, the former CEO of Delta Air Lines Inc., who starts July 12. Moorman, who has served as transitional CEO since September 2016, is stepping down amid critiques of operational shortcomings and an upcoming disruptive repair schedule at New York’s Penn Station this summer.
Stateside activist hedge fund Third Point LLC took a $3.5 billion, or 1.25 percent stake, in Nestlé S.A., and advised the company to sell the 23-percent stake it has in L’Oréal S.A. in an effort to modernize and compete more effectively.
Uber Technologies Inc. chief executive Travis Kalanick resigned in the wake of pressure from investors. Kalanick helped found the company in 2009, but announced a leave of absence following a series of workplace culture and sexual harassment scandals at Uber.
Uber Technologies Inc. losing its CEO after investor pressure could ultimately benefit the company. According to a recent poll, more than a quarter of people who said the negative news about the company caused them to use Uber less indicated the company could win them back by shaking up leadership — including removing the CEO.
Google Inc.’s email service Gmail is the most frequently used email service, according to a recent poll, but over a quarter of people are still using their Yahoo Mail accounts the most.
After Tesla Inc. and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk protested President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord by leaving two White House advisory councils, people looked more favorably upon his two companies.
Time Warner Inc. and Snap Inc. made a two-year, $100 million deal in which the cable conglomerate said it will produce 10 shows a year for Snapchat and buy ads on the app for HBO, Turner and Warner Bros.
Ahead of the Supreme Court hearing a case next term to decide whether acquiring cellphone location data mandates a search warrant, polling showed support for some information being available to police during an investigation.
Morning Consult Brand Intelligence polling of more than 220,000 adults across all demographics shows tech companies such as Google Inc., Amazon.com Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. are some of the country’s top businesses in the Most Admired Employer rankings.