Hayley Peterson, Business Insider

Hayley Peterson

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Recent articles by Hayley:

Best Buy investigates claims that its CEO was romantically involved with another executive

"The board has my full cooperation and support as it undertakes this review," Best Buy CEO Corie Barry said. → Read More

An Amazon Prime Air partner is laying off 1,600 workers as Amazon brings more jobs in-house

Texas-based Pinnacle Logistics plans to lay off 1,609 workers based at Baltimore-Washington International airport, Business Insider has learned. → Read More

Amazon is opening a mysterious store 1 mile from Jeff Bezos' $23 million DC mansion

At 8,041 square feet, the store would be at least four times the size of most Amazon Go stores and much smaller than a Whole Foods store. → Read More

Amazon is opening a mysterious store 1 mile from Jeff Bezos' $23 million DC mansion

Getty/Stephen BrashearAmazon is opening a mysterious new store in Washington, D.C.Amazon is opening an 8,041-square-foot store in Washington, D.C., the Washington → Read More

Bed Bath & Beyond is closing stores in at least 9 states. See if your local store is on the list.

The company has confirmed closings in Illinois, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, DC. → Read More

The romaine-linked E. coli outbreak is officially over, federal officials say

The E. coli outbreak sickened more than 167 people in 27 states, including 85 hospitalizations. It's now safe to eat romaine, officials said. → Read More

Inside Walmart's store of the future, where robots can fill grocery orders up to 10 times faster than humans

We got a behind-the-scenes look at Walmart's automated grocery fulfillment system, called Alphabot, which will soon roll out to more stores. → Read More

Walmart unveils a grocery-picking robot to take on Amazon and Kroger

The machine, called the Alphabot, picks and packs orders much faster and more efficiently than a human. → Read More

Pier 1 reportedly plans to fire hundreds of employees and cancel orders as the company struggles to stay afloat

The company has been struggling following eight quarters of sales losses and mounting competition from retailers such as Wayfair and Walmart. → Read More

The hottest skincare company in America just laid off 15% of its corporate staffers amid an international expansion

Rodan + Fields laid off about 15% of its corporate workforce "across all levels and departments" in early December, the company told Business Insider. → Read More

Amazon reportedly threatened to fire employees who spoke out against company policies

The employees were quoted in a Washington Post story, in which they criticized Amazon's environmental policies. → Read More

UPS expects nearly 2 million package returns in a single day, and it reveals a dark truth about holiday shopping

People are expected to return 1.9 million packages on January 2, the peak day for returns following the holiday season, UPS said on Thursday. → Read More

Frustrated shoppers say Kroger credit card machines are crashing on Christmas Eve

The apparent outages prevented Kroger stores from accepting credit, debit, or gift cards. The stores continued to accept cash and checks. → Read More

Kroger warns that Facebook postings offering free groceries for a year are fake

"We are aware of this fraudulent page and are working to address this matter," Kroger tweeted Tuesday. → Read More

Amazon executive was killed after colliding with a van delivering the company's packages, report reveals

"I heard a scream, immediately followed by a crash," the van's driver testified, according to the report. → Read More

A goat snuck onto a UPS truck in North Dakota, and photos of the encounter are going viral as delivery workers share their own hilarious animal sightings

One of the photos showed a small goat standing in the cargo area of a UPS truck among a sea of packages. → Read More

Amazon is using an app to track and score delivery workers for bad habits like speeding and phone distraction — here's everything it measures

Mentor penalizes Amazon drivers' scores for hard braking, rapid acceleration, speeding, and phone distraction. → Read More

Amazon just barred third-party sellers from using FedEx for deliveries

The decision "limits the options for those small businesses on some of the highest demand shipping days in history," a FedEx spokesperson said. → Read More

Colombia demands compensation from Walmart over sweater depicting Santa with cocaine, saying it's an 'offense to the country'

The sweater's product description said, "Santa really likes to savor the moment when he gets his hands on some quality, grade A, Colombian snow." → Read More

Disturbing video of a FedEx worker struggling under the weight of a 144-pound package reveals the human impact of online shopping

A FedEx worker is facing criticism after a video emerged of him swearing as he struggled under the weight of a 144-pound package. → Read More