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GameStop’s chief financial officer steps down after stock market saga

Melissa Kopka/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) — GameStop, the video game retailer that found itself at the center of an unprecedented stock market extravaganza, announced its chief financial officer will be stepping down next month.The company said Jim Bell, the executive vice president and CFO, will be resigning from his roles on March 26.GameStop…read more »

Nearly 40,000 Macs infected by mysterious malware, researchers say

abalcazar/iStockBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Mysterious malware — that has not yet engaged in malicious activity — has infected nearly 40,000 Mac devices, according to the cybersecurity firm Red Canary, which first detected the threat.The malware, dubbed by Red Canary as “Silver Sparrow,” is baffling researchers because of its elusive motives.”Most malware…read more »

Disney California Adventure Park details ‘A Touch of Disney’ experience opening March 18

P_Wei/iStockBy CARSON BLACKWELDER, ABC News(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Disneyland Resort announced more details for “A Touch of Disney,” a limited-capacity ticketed experience opening at Disney California Adventure Park on March 18, one year after the park shut down due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.This experience will offer “some of the world-famous food and drinks from around…read more »

Shake Shack kicks off chef collaborations each month in 2021

photobyphm/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Shake Shack has enlisted some culinary heavy hitters for a new experience that will give back to the local community and hard-hit restaurant industry.The fast-casual burger chain announced “Now Serving,” a year-long series of regional collaborations with well-known chefs and restaurateurs across the U.S. and exclusive, limited-time…read more »

Black female small business owners reveal their top advice, lessons learned

Rattankun Thongbun/iStockBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Black female-owned businesses are among the fastest-growing in America right now, data shows.The number of Black women-owned businesses grew 50% from 2014 to 2019, compared to 21% for women-owned businesses, according to the 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express.Black women are growing…read more »

Walgreens rolls out new same-day delivery through Instacart

patty_c/iStockBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Walgreens customers can now get same-day delivery through the company’s new partnership with Instacart.The pharmacy chain announced Tuesday that its new on-demand delivery with Instacart will launch in Illinois with plans to expand nationwide to nearly 8,000 stores in the coming weeks.”Convenience is at the core of what…read more »

Jada Pinkett Smith launches eco-conscious Hey Human personal care brand

Sundry Photography/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Everybody could use a little extra self-care, and Jada Pinkett Smith just released the perfect brand to pair with your “feel good” routine.On Monday, the actress announced the launch of Hey Human, a gender-neutral personal care brand featuring bath and body products.According to Pinkett Smith, the…read more »