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Polaris Awarded 7-Year Contract to Build U.S. Special Operations Newest Vehicle | Business Wire

Based in Minnesota, Polaris just closed a 7 year contract that will allow them to assemble vehicles for the U.S. military. They are able to make the largest ultralight tactical vehicle for the military. Their vehicles are lightweight and able to suit the environments needed. Source: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200604005480/en/Polaris-Awarded-7-Year-Contract-Build-U.S.-Special Read More »

How to Stabilize Your Finances amid COVID-19 Crisis with 401(k) Loan and Withdrawal | Coinspeaker

Passed by President Donald Trump, the CARES act allows people to either withdrawal money early from their 401k or get a loan. Each option comes with different pro’s and con’s but each boils down to the fact that your finances had to directly be impacted by COVID-19. Source: https://www.coinspeaker.com/covid-19-crisis-401k-loan-withdrawal/ Read More »

Veterans’ business goes beyond T-shirts | Hometown News

Those wearing a Brigands Co. Shirt, according to the owners embody the “service before self” attitude. These veterans, Connor Curtis, Dylan Curtis and RJ Casey created the brand to celebrate dedication to service, bravery and the heroes of our country whether you be a soldier or a firefighter. Source: https://www.hometownnewsvolusia.com/news/veterans-business-goes-beyond-t-shirts/article_f500813a-9c61-11ea-ab3f-332c8ba2e7cf.html Read More »

Coronavirus: How Chinese rivals are trying to take Zoom’s crown | BBC News

This also opened doors for tele conferencing applications to flourish. It is estimated that the industry is worth more than $6bn. In Bejing, China has shut down one of what is now a household name- Zoom. They shut it down so Chinese applications like Alibaba’s Ding Talk could gain opportunity. These applications rely heavily on advertising and data. Source: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-52750493 Read More »

Sticker shock: Is an elite college worth the price if it’s online? Or at all? | USA Today

COVID-19 made everyone change the way they view education. According to Fredrick M Hess, director of education policy studies at American Enterprise Institute, attending a school with a hefty price tag known for their culture might not be the best option. He discusses the promises from many colleges of campus environment, academic instruction, and brand, and how these just might ... Read More »

Founded by team of Special Ops Marine Raiders, the Helmand Valley Growers company announced Launch | Yorkpedia

A group of United States Special Operation Marine Raiders helped start a brand “Helmand Valley Growers” to use cannabis products to combat struggles veterans face. The company works with Israeli based research firm Niamedic to find strains that will specifically help symptoms of PTSD. The company also has hopes to promote these products rather than opioids that leave many with ... Read More »

There are fewer Sears and Kmart stores left than you think | Forbes

Currently there are most likely more than 10% less Kmart and Sears stores left than the last time their company reported on the numbers. Also, many Sears stores have not reopened following the coronavirus pandemic in areas where they are allowed to. Some are questioning if these facilities will be shut down for good and what this will mean for ... Read More »

Exclusive: GM plans electric van for business users in bid to pre-empt Tesla | Reuters

General Motor Co. Is going to start making all electric vans for commercial use. This was part of a plan to introduce 20 new all electric vehicles by 2023. These vans are being called “BV-1”. Brands that rely heavily on deliveries are already looking at these vans. They are predicted to hit the market in late 2021. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-autos-electric-vans-exclusive/exclusive-gm-plans-electric-van-for-business-users-in-bid-to-pre-empt-tesla-idUSKBN23B1G1 Read More »

Coronavirus puts global division of labor to the test | DW News

After COVID-19 spread globally many companies had to face just how global supply chains affect them. Globalization has been critiqued by President Donald Trump, ecologists, and people who like to buy U.S based products. However, some companies are having to face the reality that relying on their own countries’ products might imply different costs such as storage and labor. According ... Read More »

US companies are ‘concerned’ about Hong Kong but they’re not planning to exit just yet | CNN Business

A new law being implemented by China would make it hard for those in Hong Kong to speak out against their government. According to a survey interviewing 180 members of American Chamber of Commerce, 80% said they were weary of the new law. However, 70% said they would not take their business out of Hong Kong. Hong Kong is a ... Read More »