Airbnb’s summertime resurgence continued in the U.S. in September, according to e-commerce firm Edison Trends. The company’s sales in the U.S. grew 41% in September, compared to the same period last year. The increase followed a 48% year-over-year increase in August, according to a sample of 80,000 transactions on Airbnb that the firm analyzed. The company has seen consistent year-over-year...
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To paraphrase Tolstoy, each unhappy TV channel is unhappy in its own way. And as illustrated by the leadup to the Wednesday exit of CNN’s CEO, Chris Licht, the cable news channel hasn’t been a happy place lately. That’s not likely to change now that Licht is gone. Beyond the gossipy drama behind his departure is the reality that CNN and its corporate parent, Warner Bros. Discovery, are both...
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