Month: October 2020

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Provides Third Quarter Fiscal 2020 Business Update Reflecting Recent Positive Trends – Press Release

ST. LOUIS–(Business Wire)–Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) today issued an update to its business expectations for its fiscal 2020 third quarter, the 13-weeks ending October 31, 2020, in conjunction with anticipated investor meetings. The Company noted that while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact its operations inclusive of select temporary store closures and reduced operating hours, it currently expects to achieve total revenue growth and expand its gross profit margin as compared to the fiscal 2019 third quarter. The Company attributes this improvement to actions taken to accelerate its digital transformation strategic initiative including enhancing omnichannel capabilities, improving fulfillment efficiencies

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California subsidises more Shell hydrogen stations | Automotive Industry News

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has awarded Shell Hydrogen a US$40.8m subsidy to support hydrogen refueling infrastructure in the state.

The grant, still subject to formal approval at a future CEC meeting will, if successful, help Shell install hydrogen refueling equipment at 48 existing retail stations, upgrade two current hydrogen stations and add light duty fueling dispensers and positions at an existing heavy duty truck station.

Toyota and Honda – who have in the past cooperated on a hydrogen refuelling station adjacent to their respective campuses in Torrance (Toyota has since moved almost all operations to Texas) have agreed to

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Spy Pics: Tata Gravitas Spotted Testing With New Alloy Wheels

Spy Pics: Tata Gravitas Spotted Testing With New Alloy Wheels

Ahead of its launch, the upcoming three-row SUV has been spied testing with a new alloy wheel design. Latest spy images from Rushlane, reveals a completely camouflaged mule testing with a new 9-spoke alloy wheel design.

Spy Pics: Tata Gravitas Spotted Testing With New Alloy Wheels

The new 9-spoke alloy wheels could be 18-inch in size and give the SUV a premium look and feel. According to the report, the new wheel design could be inspired by the ones seen on the luxurious Range Rover, which come equipped with the distinctive 10-spoke alloy wheels.

Spy Pics: Tata Gravitas Spotted Testing With New Alloy Wheels

Earlier spotting of the Gravitas has revealed various alloy wheel design such as a five-spoke

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How The Epoch Times Created a Giant Influence Machine

In a statement, The Epoch Times said it had “no business relationship” with America Daily.

Many of the Facebook pages operated by The Epoch Times and its affiliates followed a similar trajectory. They began by posting viral videos and uplifting news articles aggregated from other sites. They grew quickly, sometimes adding hundreds of thousands of followers a week. Then, they were used to steer people to buy Epoch Times subscriptions and promote more partisan content.

Several of the pages gained significant followings “seemingly overnight,” said Renee DiResta, a disinformation researcher with the Stanford Internet Observatory. Many posts were shared thousands

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EVs changing California market regardless of mandate

The Tesla Model 3, despite being a “near-luxury” vehicle, had 59,514 sales last year, overtaking the Toyota Corolla, Honda Accord and Toyota RAV4, according to the California New Car Dealers Association. This year, Tesla launched a new electric crossover, the Model Y.

Even the Chevrolet Bolt, which has not been a big hit nationwide, was California’s No. 2 subcompact vehicle, with 8,239 sales last year — just shy of the Kia Soul. Other EVs among the top five in their segments: the Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X and Nissan Leaf.

Karl Brauer, executive analyst at ISeeCars, noted that Newsom’s

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