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Amazon Now Has Over 100 Million Paid Prime Members

Amazon Now Has Over 100 Million Paid Prime Members

Shortly after being valued higher than Google parent company Alphabet, news recently broke that Amazon now has set a new record for paid Prime members. Revealed in CEO Jeff Bezos‘ annual shareholder letter, the free shipping subscription service now has over 100 million paid prime members. Established 13 years ago, the service has seen a recent price increase which has been offset by new incentives that […]

IRS Extends Tax Deadline Until Wednesday After Its Direct Pay System Melts Down

IRS Extends Tax Deadline Until Wednesday After Its Direct Pay System Melts Down

The IRS’s direct payment system crashed hard on Tuesday, which just so happens to be the filing deadline for returns from 2017. As a result, numerous taxpayers who waited until the last minute complained that they would be forced to turn to high-fee alternative methods or brave Mad Max-style conditions at the Post Office at the last […]

These Are The Occupations That Smoke The Most Weed

These Are The Occupations That Smoke The Most Weed

If you or anyone you know has ever worked in a restaurant, you likely know how stressful it can be. Maybe it shouldn’t be a surprise, then, that “food preparation and serving” workers report using more marijuana than any other occupation — at least in Colorado, where it’s legal. A full 32.2 percent of food […]

Uber Is Now Offering Car Rentals

Uber Is Now Offering Car Rentals

Uber has teamed with car-sharing service Getaround to produce Uber Rent, a car renting service that finds and unlocks cars listed in the app to rent by the hour or day. A range of sedans and SUVs will be available for all your transportation needs and the service is expected to begin in Uber/Getaround’s home city of San […]

Forbes: Legal Cannabis Will Create One Million Jobs By 2025

Forbes: Legal Cannabis Will Create One Million Jobs By 2025

According to a report by marijuana analytic group New Frontier, legalizing cannabis on the federal level would create 654,000 jobs in the immediate future and one million jobs by 2025. The move would also result in $105.6 billion in revenue between now and 2025. These are incredible numbers and as Forbes reported, “It’s clear that marijuana legalization can […]

Beeline Bikes Propels Development in California With Opening of New Mobile Bike Shop in Sacramento

Beeline Bikes Propels Development in California With Opening of New Mobile Bike Shop in Sacramento

Beeline Bikes, the largest full-service mobile bike shop in the country, announced today it has launched its newest mobile bike shop in Sacramento, California. Beeline Bikes of Sacramento marks the second territory owned by Bzur Haun, who acquired Beeline Bikes NorCal in August 2017. The new franchise offers unparalleled and convenient bike repair services to cyclists of all levels […]

California May Cut Marijuana Taxes To Lure Legal Consumers

California May Cut Marijuana Taxes To Lure Legal Consumers

California has been having trouble converting illicit cannabis businesses to legal enterprises and the black market appears to be as strong as ever. The reason: The tax structure is out of whack. An bipartisan  bill introduced in the State Assembly this week would reduce the cannabis sales tax rate from 15 percent to 11 percent, and […]

Foot Locker Is Closing 110 Stores in the U.S.

Foot Locker Is Closing 110 Stores in the U.S.

Foot Locker announced last Friday that it plans on closing approximately 110 of its retail locations in the United States in 2018. This decision is due to what Business Insider describes as the “retail apocalypse,” which has left malls and golf courses across America abandoned. In addition to purging itself of “under-productive stores,” as CFO Lauren Peters said in a call with […]

Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Dies at 92

Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Dies at 92

Nowadays, expansive music catalogues are just a few swipes away. But for decades, the convenience of getting your hands on the hottest music meant trekking to an actual store, where music tastemakers, were the store music buyers. Spanning through much of the ’80s and ’90s, Tower Records across North America became the meccas for music fans. Unfortunately, […]

The Darkside Initiative Opens Its Second Retail Store In San Francisco

The Darkside Initiative Opens Its Second Retail Store In San Francisco

After a decade of calling San Francisco’s North Beach home, The Darkside Initiative is expanding with another store in the city’s Mission district. Located at 969 Valencia, the store joins one of the best retail and culinary streets in the city. The shop will be host to a solid mix of streetwear, technical outerwear, sneakers, […]