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From this week on, the U.S. will have only one Blockbuster video store left. The last two Alaska-based Blockbusters in Fairbanks and Anchorage closed on Sunday, leaving the Blockbuster of Bend, Ore., the last one open for business. Over the past five years, 13 Blockbusters have closed in Alaska, once considered the last holdout for the famed video chain. At its peak in 2004, Blockbuster had 9,000 stores across the country, but competition with video-on-demand services led to bankruptcy in 2010.
Goldman Sachs is expected to announce David Solomon as its next CEO as soon as today, according to The New York Times. Current boss Lloyd Blankfein has been at the helm of the Wall Street behemoth for 12 years and is expected to “stay on for an interim period.” The bank is scheduled to release its second quarter earnings on Tuesday. Since the 2008 financial crisis, the firm's trading division has been less profitable and has focused on other areas like consumer lending and a corporate cash-management business.
It’s Amazon’s fourth major annual sale today, otherwise known as Prime Day, and retailers are looking at the e-commerce giant and offering up competing deals of their own. Walmart, Target, eBay, Kohl's and Macy's will all have their own sales, as analyst firm Coresight Research estimates Prime Day sales could reach $3.4 billion worldwide. The sales are expected to add further pressure to already struggling retailers under Amazon.
这是亚马逊今天的第四次年度大型特卖，也称为Prime Day，零售商正在关注电子商务巨头并提供他们自己的竞争交易。沃尔玛，Target，eBay，Kohl's和Macy都将有自己的销售，因为分析公司Coresight Research估计Prime Day的销售额可能达到全球34亿美元。预计销售将给被亚马逊打压的、已经陷入困境的零售商带来进一步的压力。
Tesla's hourly workers who show up a minute late nine times could be fired, according to a new company attendance policy. Workers may also be required to work overtime on short notice should “‘Vice President’ level [managers] or higher” determine it is necessary. The automaker recently laid off 9% of its workforce, or about 4,000 employees, but has pushed hard to increase production of its Model 3 electric sedans in an effort to achieve profitability.
President Trump’s first one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin will take place today in Helsinki, Finland. The White House said the summit would include a private meeting between the two leaders.