Layoffs remain elevated as 898,000 seek unemployment aid

The government will issue its latest snapshot Thursday of the level of layoffs in the United States, which remain elevated seven months after the viral pandemic erupted and after the expiration of federal unemployment aid for millions of Americans.

Local businesses try to compete with Amazon Prime days

“We’re doing free shipping anywhere in the U.S. on any size order showing people that we’re here, that we have quality product and that we have great deal that can compete with Amazon as well,” said Scott Friedland of Timeless Enterprises.