Thursday's economy & business stories


What to expect at Bed Bath & Beyond closing store sales

Dozens of Bed Bath & Beyond stores nationwide are closing, including this location at the Sawgrass Mills mall in Sunrise, Florida. Photo: Kelly Tyko/Axios
Hope King
Sep 22, 2022 - Economy & Business

Employers are paranoid that workers aren't productive enough

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Seeing through the anti-BlackRock noise

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Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

Amazon’s first-ever exclusive NFL game drew big numbers

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images

Report: 3 out of 4 Latinos don't feel included at work

Illustration of a woman holding an eroding briefcase
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The Fed says this is going to hurt, but it matters who feels the pain

Fed chair Jerome Powell
Fed chair Jerome Powell at yesterday's news conference. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Brady Dale
Sep 22, 2022 - Economy & Business

Bitcoin diehard Udi Wertheimer trolls against crypto tribalism

Photo illustration of Udi Wertheimer in a collage of cube shapes.
Photo illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios. Photo: Brady Dale

Representation in speechwriting is increasing but still behind

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Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Despite pandemic, U.S. Latinos’ output eclipses U.K. and India GDPs

Tesla recalls nearly 1.1 million vehicles over faulty automatic windows

A general view of a Tesla car charging station on September 15, 2022 in Garden City.
Tesla car charging station on Sept. 15 in Garden City, New York. Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Activist investor Ancora wants Kohl's chair and CEO out

Kohl's storefront
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

U.S. home sales declined for seventh month in a row

Brady Dale
Sep 22, 2022 - Economy & Business

Miner extractable value startup Skip raises $6.5 million

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Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

What the Fed's "quantitative tightening" mission could mean for the markets

Rents could finally be peaking

Target "Deal Days" and holiday price match guarantee returning early

Shoppers walk past a Target store
Target Deal Days return Oct. 6-8. Photo: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Toy companies are scrambling to get hot on social media

Illustration of a stuffed animal plush toy in the shape of the Tiktok logo
Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

Walmart extends holiday returns window and adds curbside returns

Walmart grocery carts
Walmart is rolling out new return options ahead of the holiday shopping season. Photo: Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images

These Hyundai and Kia vehicles are twice as likely to be stolen as other cars

A white vehicle sits on the floor of an auto show with a plug plugged into a charging device
A Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Photo: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

IADB president allegedly threatened to "burn" down bank over affair charges

Mauricio Claver Carone
Photo: Tarina Rodriguez/Bloomberg via Getty Images