Walmart boosts outlook after a strong first quarter and rising online sales
Walmart reported fiscal first quarter profits and sales that beat Wall Street estimates as the nation’s largest retailer keeps drawing budget conscious consumers to its aisles looking for food and other items in a challenging economic environment.
UK police arrest another 9 people at asylum seekers' camp
A view of a burnt out accommodation block at Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, England following a fire at the site, Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021. Police in southeast England have arrested five men following a disturbance at a former army barracks that has been housing around 400 asylum-seekers and where a fire broke out. Kent Police said a 31-year-old man was arrested on Friday on suspicion of assaulting a security guard in the wake of the fire at Napier Barracks on Friday afternoon. The barracks has been dogged by accusations of poor conditions, and at least 120 residents reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 recently. The Home Office said the department is following all guidelines and that the barracks are “safe and secure."
Ann Arbor named a top place to work from home
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – It’s a new year and Ann Arbor has received a new accolade as the fourth-best city for working from home. Money, a personal finance publication, looked at data from 1,720 cities and towns to find the top places for its Best Places to Work From Home list. Landing at fourth place, Ann Arbor was one of two Midwestern cities to make the cut. While only 44% of residents own their own homes, Tree Town had the second-lowest median home prices at $293,000. Money noted that prior to the pandemic, only 7% of the population worked from home.
3 Ways to make your home office work for you
When the pandemic hit many of us had to pivot immediately and create offices in whatever corner of our house we could find. Now, many months in, you may be like me, looking around and realizing... this place is a mess. For help, we turn to Lauren Combs, a professional organizer and the owner of Neat Method Detroit to get her advice on how to make our at-home offices and classrooms work for us.