Raquel Hastley

  • No texting in movie theaters

    AMC won’t allow texting in movie theaters after all

    A ‘no texting allowed’ message will continue to play before movies at AMC Theatres, despite claims that the theater was considering allowing millennials to text message during movies. AMC CEO Adam Aron originally said he was considering different ways in which text messaging might be allowed. On Friday he quickly changed his mind. “Unlike the […]

  • Millennial Women

    Millennial women are more likely to ask for higher salaries

    A new study from Hired, a career marketplace, has found that entry level millennial women are more likely to ask for a higher salary than their male counterparts and female employees from older generations. The study found that young millennial women ask for 2% higher salaries than men. Hired found that final salaries for junior women […]

  • 737 Emergency slide opened by cabin crew member

    A United Airlines flight attendant just cost the company a bunch of money

    A United Airlines flight attendant may have cost the company upwards of $30,000 after an incident was reported following a routine flight on Monday. The employee, who has been suspended by United Airlines, intentionally deployed an emergency slide after a Boeing 737 came to a stop in Houston, Texas. The incident occurred about noon as […]

  • Cheapest gas prices for a quarter in 12 years

    AAA: Gas prices had their lowest quarter in 12 years

    The first three months of 2016 featured the lowest gas prices in 12 years. Those savings put billions of dollars back in the pockets of Americans. The average cost of a gallon of gas was $1.86 during the first quarter, AAA said Thursday. It was the cheapest three-month period for gas prices since the start of […]

  • 38 Six Avenue Brooklyn NY

    Check out the new Brooklyn building that will offer only affordable apartments

    SHoP Architects is showing off its new renderings for 38 Six Avenue, a 23-story building to be featured at Brooklyn’s Pacific Park development. The new complex is being built with thrifty apartment shoppers in mind and will exclusively house affordable apartments — something of a rarity in the New York area. The Greenland Forest City […]

  • Talulah Riley and Elon Musk

    Elon Musk’s wife files for divorce… Again

    Billionaire Elon Musk and actress Talulah Riley are attempting to end their second marriage. Riley filed to divorce Musk on Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court. Musk filed for divorce on New Year’s Eve in 2014 but withdrew his request after seven months. The pair have agreed to file the petition to end their latest […]

  • Subway hires Coca-Cola Executive

    Subway Hires Coca-Cola Exec As Its New Chief Marketing Officer

    Subway has named former Coca-Cola executive Joseph Tripodi as its Chief Marketing Officer. The announcement marks the first major marketing move for the sandwich chain since former pitchman Jared Fogle pled guilty to numerous child pornography charges. Former CMO Tony Pace stepped down from the CMO job on September 30 to start his own marketing consultancy. Tripodi will […]

  • Jet Commerce Fundraising - Unicorn

    Jet Is Now A Unicorn After New $350 Million Funding Round

    E-commerce platform Jet has just raised $350 million in a fresh round of funding. According to Re/code’s Jason Del Rey, that places the company squarely in the unicorn club with a valuation of $1 billion. Jet has raised $570 million since its founding last year, and CEO Marc Lore tells Del Rey that it already has […]

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals

    Bill Ackman Now Owns A Larger Chunk Of Valeant Pharmaceuticals

    Activist investor Bill Ackman’s hedge fund has increased its investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International. A regulatory filing from the fund says it may begin to play a larger role in the company’s day-to-day operations. Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management has increased its stake in Valeant to 9.9% from 5.7%. Shares in the company rose 3.1% […]