Corporate America’s plan to fight racial injustice: form a committee

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Corporate America plans to fight for racial equality and justice by forming a committee, the nation’s largest business lobby announced on Friday.

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The Business Roundtable’s effort arrives amid a rash of corporate statements in support of the nationwide protests demanding an end to systemic racism following the police killing of George Floyd.

The statements have been met with skepticism because of the long history of big business perpetuating racism by paying low wages, failing to promote people of color and campaigning against unions.

Walmart’s chairman and chief executive, Doug McMillon, is chairman of the Business Roundtable, and said customers, employees and communities were looking for businesses “to act now”. 

“Having spoken to many CEOs of America’s leading businesses, I know they share my conviction that this is a time to act to address racial

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What small-business owners can do to be community allies in a time of protest

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Right now, you’re probably just trying to ensure that your small business survives the impact of COVID-19. But America is at a turning point, and your voice matters. Small-business owners are some of the most respected members of their communities. What you say and what you do is important.

On Memorial Day, an unarmed African American was killed at the hands of police. Watching the video of the death of George Floyd is heart-wrenching. But it’s just the latest in a string of police killings of unarmed black victims.

Last week, Christian Cooper was bird-watching in New York’s Central Park. When he asked Amy Cooper, a white woman, to leash her dog in an area where dogs were not allowed off-leash, the woman called the police, claiming an African American male was threatening her, even though she was the one breaking the law.     

The death of George Floyd has

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GameStop Recommends Stockholders Vote the BLUE Proxy Card to Support ALL of GameStop’s Independent, Experienced and Highly Qualified Directors

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GameStop Possesses the Right Team Advancing an Innovative Business Plan

The Dissident Stockholders Rejected Another Reasonable Settlement Offer and Persist in Pushing Poorly Qualified Nominees

From Sept. 12, 2019 through May 19, 2020. Peers Include: Abercrombie & Fitch, Bed Bath & Beyond, Ascena Retail Group, Designer Brands, Nordstrom, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Signet Jewelers Limited, Michaels Companies, Urban Outfitters, Gap, Office Depot and Williams-Sonoma

GRAPEVINE, Texas, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) (the “Company”) today issued a letter to stockholders affirming that GameStop possesses a stable, comprehensively skilled and experienced Board that is successfully advancing the Company’s innovative business transformation plan, GameStop Reboot, to enhance long-term value for all stockholders. The letter notes that Hestia Capital Partners, LP and Permit Capital Enterprise Fund, LP’s campaign distracts from leadership’s ability to continue to execute its strategic turnaround plan and deliver returns to all stockholders. The letter urges

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Best web hosting for small businesses

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The speed of your site and its reliability depend upon the web hosting service you choose. It’s hard to know where to start, so we did the work for you.

Best for Speed

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Fast and secure, WPEngine offers useful features like daily backups, but lacks some other obvious details.

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Your small business needs a website. Nowadays, it’s as essential as any other kind of presence like a physical shop or your business phone line. A business website doesn’t necessarily need to be expansive, complicated, or even expensive to launch, but you do need some kind of web presence. After all, many users flock to Google first when trying to find a new product or service they require. 

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