Walgreens is offering up to $75,000 to recruit pharmacists amid shortage

Walgreens is offering up to $75,000 to recruit pharmacists amid shortage

Pharmacists are in such high demand that Walgreens is offering a hefty signing bonus of up to $75,000.  The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that typically Walgreen signing bonuses are around $30,000 or $50,000. But due to pandemic-related staffing challenges, the signing bonus can be up to $75,000 in certain markets across the U.S. “This is one of many … Read more

‘Dr. Phil’ conducts wave of layoffs in cost-cutting move

'Dr. Phil' conducts wave of layoffs in cost-cutting move

The long-running daytime talk show “Dr. Phil” conducted a round of layoffs ahead of its upcoming season this fall, a spokesperson for the show confirmed on Friday. The cost-cutting move affected about 25 workers, most of which worked in production roles for the talk show, the “Dr. Phil” spokesperson said, adding the show had “streamlined … Read more

SoulCycle closing 20 locations across US due to pandemic

SoulCycle closing 20 locations across US due to pandemic

SoulCycle is slimming down. The once-hot exercise chain — some folks have been known to take multiple classes a day — is closing 20 of its 82 studio locations nationwide within the next few weeks, the company announced Friday in a town hall-style Zoom meeting with its employees. The privately-run company, owned by Equinox Group, … Read more

Billions on TikTok hot for fashion trends at store

Billions on TikTok hot for fashion trends at store

Now you can snag a designer deal with that $4.99 rotisserie chicken — but only if you have an exclusive VIP card. Costco, the membership-only wholesale store, has become quite the destination for fashion lovers hoping to score a bargain on the latest trends along with their industrial-sized pantry items and $1.50 jumbo hot dogs. … Read more

Peloton slashing 800 jobs, raising bike prices

Peloton slashing 800 jobs, raising bike prices

Exercise equipment maker Peloton Interactive said Friday it would raise prices of its Bike+ and Tread products in five markets, including the United States and Canada. Separately, the struggling exercise equipment maker also plans to cut nearly 800 jobs, Bloomberg News reported. The company said last month it was scrapping its manufacturing operations as part of a … Read more

Yellen tells IRS not to use $80B funding on middle-class, small business audits

Yellen tells IRS not to use $80B funding on middle-class, small business audits

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen penned a letter this week directing the Internal Revenue Service to ensure the $80 billion in additional funding it is set to receive over the next decade doesn’t result in more middle-class tax audits. Yellen sought to assuage concerns despite sharp criticism from Republican lawmakers and independent analyses which indicated the … Read more