Unemployed Americans share tales of an overloaded system

Unemployed Americans share tales of an overloaded system

M.B., a customer service representative at a major retail chain in Florida, has been furloughed since the beginning of April. And although M.B. applied for unemployment immediately upon being furloughed, the status of her application still says “pending.” “On May 4, one month [after initially applying], I’m finally able to get another application through on […]
New AI-powered fashion app promises to learn your shopping habits

New AI-powered fashion app promises to learn your shopping habits

The latest bankruptcies of big-name retailers – J. Crew, J.C. Penney, Neiman Marcus – are the most recent example of the struggle traditional retail has been enduring for years. The stay-at home orders and business shutdowns forced the issue: consumers turned to...