Inside Corporate America’s Frantic Response to the Georgia Voting Law

Companies like Delta are caught between Democrats focused on social justice and populist Republicans. They face major political consequences no matter what they do.

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Investors Push Home Depot and Omnicom to Steer Ads From Misinformation

Companies have struggled to keep their ad dollars from going to online outlets that promoted fraudulent theories about the 2020 election.

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More Than 190,000 Ceiling Fans Are Recalled After Blades Detach

The flying blades can cause injury and damage property, the Consumer Product Safety Commission said.

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Motel 6 and Home Depot Drop Ad Agency After Its Founder Calls Ad ‘Too Black’

Stan Richards, the 87-year-old founder of the Richards Group, criticized the diversity of a proposed Motel 6 ad and commented on white supremacists.

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Walmart, Target and Other Big-Box Retailers See Profits Surge During Pandemic

Walmart and Target reported record sales in the second quarter, driven by the convenience of one-stop shopping and their e-commerce operations.

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