fashion

Oh, Hey! Time to Start Thinking About All the Great Fashion Deals You’ll Score on Prime Day

Photo credit: Jeremy Moeller - Getty Images
Photo credit: Jeremy Moeller – Getty Images

From Cosmopolitan

There has been a LOT happening in the news cycle lately, so if you didn’t already know, consider this your reminder that Amazon Prime Day is coming up next week—on October 13 and 14 to be exact. And exactly like last year, it’ll be two full days (instead of just one) with slashed prices on tons of things, from home decor and fashion to sex toys, tech devices, and beauty buys.

More specifically, it’ll start at 3 a.m. if you *really* want to get a jump on the deals before anyone else even wakes up. Also this year, the e-tailer is starting things off with special discounts (like 40 percent off Amazon’s own fashion brands) exclusively for Prime members, too! (How nice, right?)

If you’re familiar with the now two-day shopping extravaganza, then you know that with lightning deals, there

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women

1 in 4 women are thinking about altering their careers due to Covid-19

The coronavirus crisis is continuing to impact the way we all live and work, but new data from Lean In and McKinsey & Company shows that women are being disproportionately affected by today’s pandemic. 

In its newly released “Women in the Workplace” report, Lean In and McKinsey & Company found that one in four women are considering downshifting their careers or leaving the workforce due to the impact of Covid-19. 

“This is the most alarming report we’ve ever seen,” Facebook’s chief operating officer and Lean In founder Sheryl Sandberg tells CNBC Make It. “I think what’s happening is this report confirms what people have suspected, but we haven’t really had the data, which is that the coronavirus is hitting women incredibly hard and really risks undoing the progress we’ve made for women in the workforce.”

From the beginning of 2015 to the beginning of 2020, the share of women in

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shopping

How One Small Shopping Center Operator Is Thinking About the Future of Retail

The Millionacres team recently chatted with Todd Laurie, executive vice president of Fund Services and partner at Baceline Investments, on The Motley Fool’s live show. The reason we wanted Todd on is to talk about the future of retail and shopping centers. We’ve seen a dramatic shift in retail during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is affecting real estate investing as a whole, whether you’re investing in REITs or commercial real estate.

Todd leads the Capital Development and Investor Relations Department and sits on the company’s board of directors, making him responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company, overseeing day-to-day operations of investor relations and capital development. Baceline is headquartered in Denver and operates nearly 80 neighborhood community shopping centers at around 25 markets. Baceline is a private company that invests in small strip centers that are in the middle of neighborhoods and deal in everyday goods and services,

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