通用汽车公司新员工医保、来自Toys 'R' Us的最后礼物、华盛顿恢复德黑兰贸易制裁、MoivePass改计划等等
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General Motors has teamed up with Detroit’s Henry Ford Health System on a direct health plan for employees. GM’s Detroit-area non-union workers will have access to the program, which can save them up to $900 a year compared to the current cheapest offering. GM will reward Henry Ford with extra payments if it meets goals for cost, quality and workforce health. Other companies such as Walmart, Disney and Intel have made similar deals, which deviate from traditional plans in which companies work through insurers.
父母通过给孩子们送礼物来哀悼Toys “R” Us的损失，这也可能给玩具行业带来了不错的推动。 2018年上半年，该行业的销售额增长了7％ - 由价格在5美元至20美元之间的玩具推动。今年早些时候，标志性玩具零售商的消亡导致销售大增。据CNBC报道，其他零售商计划在即将到来的假日季节投入更多空间并携带更多玩具。
Parents mourning the loss of Toys “R” Us by showering their children with presents may have also gifted the toy industry a nice boost. Sales in the industry increased 7% during the first half of 2018 — driven by toys priced between $5 and $20. The sales bump follows the iconic toy retailer's demise earlier this year. Other retailers plan to dedicate more space and carry more toys in the upcoming holiday season, according to CNBC.
Washington restored trade sanctions on Tehran that had been suspended under an international nuclear non-proliferation treaty in 2015. Iran is prohibited from using U.S. dollars, effectively barring the country from international financial transactions and oil purchases. President Trump says he’s open to a “more comprehensive deal” that also addresses Iran’s missile testing and political activities. The EU spoke out against the sanctions, telling European companies that conduct business with Iran to effectively “ignore” the order
The beleaguered subscription-service MoviePass will soon limit its customers to three movies per month, down from one per day. MoviePass also said it no longer plans to increase the cost of its monthly subscriptions. The cutback is the latest effort to stabilize the service, although most customers will be unaffected: 85% watch at most three films per month. Last month, MoviePass had to take out an emergency loan after it ran out of cash and stopped working in most theaters.
百事公司的第一位女性首席执行官在执掌12年后离职。 Indra Nooyi将在10月结束她在饮料巨头的任期，届时公司总裁Ramon Laguarta将接替她。 Nooyi是少数几家经营标准普尔500指数公司的女性之一，24年前加入百事公司，并将留在公司董事会，直到2019年。
The first female CEO of PepsiCo is leaving her post after 12 years at the helm. Indra Nooyi will end her tenure at the beverage giant in October, when company president Ramon Laguarta will succeed her. Nooyi, one of a few women to run an S&P 500 company, joined PepsiCo 24 years ago and will remain on the company’s board until 2019.
Idea of the Day: It’s worth considering that your ideas may also have the potential to help others, writes Dr Annie McAuley, who after suffering from a traumatic brain injury used the experience of relearning how to speak to create a game that teaches children to talk.
“I’ve taken what I had created as a solution for my own family and turned into a global company.”