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Sephora’s plan to combat racial bias: Fewer security guards, more Black-owned brands and new protocols

Retail and crisis management experts say the initiative provides a comprehensive — and necessary — road map for the industry......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJan 13th, 2021

Starbucks closing 8,000 cafes for racial-bias training

Starbucks will close all 8,000 of its company-owned stores for several hours May 29 so its staff of 175,000 nationwide can undergo racial-bias education. The announcement comes days after the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks spurred.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks Is Closing Thousands of Stores for Racial Bias Training. Here’s How Much Money It Could Lose

After two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia location Starbucks is closing over 8,000 company-owned stores for racial bias training during an afternoon in May, the.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 17th, 2018

Following arrests at Starbucks in Center City, company closing 8,000 cafes for training

Starbucks announced Tuesday it is closing all 8,000 of its company-owned stores for a day in late May so its staff of 175,000 nationwide can undergo racial-bias education. The announcement comes days after the arrests of two black men in a Center .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 17th, 2018

A leading cable company discriminated against a black-owned TV network, U.S. appeals court says

Charter defended itself against the racial bias lawsuit by citing the First Amendment. It didn’t work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 19th, 2018

A leading cable company discriminated against a black-owned TV network, U.S. appeals court says

Charter defended itself against the racial bias lawsuit by citing the First Amendment. It didn’t work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 19th, 2018

For Black homeowners, a common conundrum with appraisals

Bias in home valuations has contributed to the racial wealth gap.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 21st, 2021

Sephora to fight against racial bias: ‘It’s our responsibility to step up’

A study commissioned by Sephora found that two in five U.S. retail.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneJan 14th, 2021

Under Fenty Beauty"s umbrella: More black-owned cosmetic companies for black consumers

New brands like The Lip Bar and established brands like Shea Moisture are catering to a demand for products that fill .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 17th, 2020

Facial-recognition technology has a racial-bias problem, according to a new landmark federal study

Alex Wong/Getty Images Facial-recognition algorithms are more likely to misidentify people of color than white people, according to a federal study published on Thursday. The study found that black people and Asian peo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 19th, 2019

Sephora is running three sales on Black Friday with tons of gifts under $15 and daily flash sales up to 50% off

Business Insider Sephora has three Black Friday sales running right now. The first is an under-$15 sale with tons of great stocking stuffers from brands like First Aid Beauty, Benefit, Tarte, Philosophy.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 29th, 2019

VMware drops $4.8B on Pivotal and Carbon Black, CEO announces plan to fix "broken" security industry

The security market is “broken,” VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger said, announcing that the Palo Alto company was out to “change the industry, because the industry we know today is not working.”.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2019

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 19th, 2019

Starbucks is closing all stores nationwide for racial bias training — and baristas say the problem runs deeper than many customers realize (SBUX)

REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth On April 12, a Starbucks manager called the police to arrest two black men at a Philadelphia location. In response to protests, the coffee chain will hold an "implicit racial bias training" on May 2.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

What Can Starbucks Accomplish? - Slate Magazine

Slate MagazineWhat Can Starbucks Accomplish?Slate MagazineStarbucks announced Tuesday that it would close more than 8,000 company-owned stores on May 29 to conduct racial bias train.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 20th, 2018

Starbucks’ Plan To Take On Racial Bias

Starbucks’ Plan To Take On Racial Bias.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks has a bold plan to address racial bias. Will it work?

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: cnnApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks drops to lowest consumer-perception level since November 2015

It will close 8,000 U.S. stores for the afternoon on May 29 for racial-bias training after two black men were forcibly removed from a store in Philadelphia......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

A Starbucks in California treats black and white men differently, according to accuser"s video

A second allegation of racial bias at Starbucks .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks drops to lowest consumer perception level since November 2015

It will close 8,000 U.S. stores on May 29 for racial-bias training after two black men were forcibly removed from a store......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Starbucks Racial Bias Training: What Will Coffee Chain Teach Its Baristas?

The initiative is a response to a viral video that showed two black men being arrested in the cafe......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018