Virgin Galactic owner Richard Branson rocketed into space Sunday, an edge-of-the-seat sub-orbital test flight intended to demonstrate his company’s air-launched spaceplane is ready for passengers who can afford the ultimate thrill ride.
The announcement of the divorce of Bill Gates and his wife Melinda Gates seems to have opened up a pandora’s box, with new details emerging every day about the couple’s personal life and the behavior of the Microsoft co-founder. The … Read the rest
Now, Jeff Bezos was scheduled to travel to space aboard the New Shepard launch vehicle of his company Blue Origin on July 20. So if Branson’s schedule holds, he will beat Bezos to it. The two rival billionaires also have … Read the rest
Frito-Lay today announced a new way for shoppers to customize their own Frito-Lay Variety Pack (FLVP) to fit the snacking needs of their household via a new feature on its direct-to-consumer website, Snacks.com.This new offering marries the convenience of … Read the rest
PlantX, the Canadian plant-based e-commerce platform described as a vegan version of online retail giant Amazon, has entered the U.S. market. Launching earlier this month, customers in the U.S. will now be able to browse through more than 10,000 plant-based … Read the rest
Walmart Inc-controlled Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart said on Thursday it was partially spinning off PhonePe in a move aimed at widening the digital payments platform’s access to capital to fuel its growth. PhonePe will raise $700 million in primary capital, … Read the rest
In 2018, the 889 U.S.-based retailers in Internet Retailer’s rankings of North America’s Top 1000 retailers by web sales sold $147.3 billion to consumers in other countries. While Amazon.com Inc. alone accounted for 44% of those sales, other U.S. retailers … Read the rest