Hayley Peterson, Business Insider

Hayley Peterson

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Recent articles by Hayley:

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

Google just revealed the top 100 trending gifts based on search — here are the most popular items in tech, toys, gaming, home goods, and more

A new Google site called Google Shopping 100 ranks products with recent increases in US searches across eight categories. → Read More

Walmart is rolling out a driverless vehicle to deliver groceries that has no seating for drivers or passengers

Walmart has previously announced driverless delivery tests with Ford in Miami and with Alphabet's Waymo in Arizona. → Read More

Amazon says deliveries are back up to speed after complaints about package delays

"Seen a few reports that saying we're having delivery problems. Not the case," tweeted Dave Clark, Amazon's senior vice president of operations. → Read More

Video captures the moment an Amazon delivery driver cries out with joy and breaks into dance after discovering free snacks on a doorstep

Mail carriers spend long hours delivering anywhere from 150 to 400 packages daily during the peak holiday season. → Read More

DoorDash, White Claw, Amazon Prime, and more: here are the 20 fastest growing brands in 2019

Morning Consult analyzed consumer perceptions on thousands of brands between January and November to compile the list. → Read More

A $61 billion business for Walmart, Target, Kroger, and other major retailers could take a critical hit from Trump

Hundreds of thousands of people could lose their food-stamp benefits under a new Trump administration rule governing the aid program. → Read More

Walmart extends discount for employees who worked on Thanksgiving amid scrutiny over holiday pay practices

Walmart has extended the timeline for its employees to use the 15% discount from two days to nine days. → Read More

Amazon reveals the best-selling items that drove Cyber Monday to become its biggest shopping day in history

Among Amazon's top-selling items were Keurig coffee makers, Oral-B electric toothbrushes, Fire TV sticks, and Champion fleece hoodies. → Read More

Cyber Monday spending soars to record-high $9.2 billion online, with a whopping $3 billion spent via smartphones

Top sellers on Cyber Monday included Frozen 2 toys, L.O.L Surprise Dolls, NERF products, Madden 20, Nintendo Switch, Airpods, and air fryers. → Read More

Black Friday as we know it is dying, but that's not all bad news for retailers

Shopper visits to physical stores on Black Friday dropped 6.2%, compared to the same 24-hour period a year earlier, according to ShopperTrak. → Read More

LuLaRoe files $1 billion countersuit accusing ex-supplier of fraud and 'disturbingly inappropriate personal attacks'

LuLaRoe's ex-supplier, Providence Industries, called the countersuit's claims "outrageous" in a statement to Business Insider. → Read More

Synchrony says suspicious email blast citing Amazon didn't involve a data breach or fraudulent activity

"Consumers do not need to take any action at this time," a Synchrony spokesperson told Business Insider. → Read More

'Highly alarming' email blast citing Amazon and Synchrony Bank sparks concerns about fraud

One email said a trial deposit had been made to an Amazon credit-builder account. Another email said action was required on an application. → Read More

One chart shows how far Sears has fallen from its status as the world's largest retailer

Sears has closed more than 3,000 Sears and Kmart stores over the last decade. By February, the company will have 182 stores remaining. → Read More

Salad recall hits products sold at Walmart, Target, Aldi, and more after lettuce tests positive for E. coli

More than 75,000 pounds of product were affected by the recall, which included 35 types of prepared salads. → Read More

The Victoria's Secret fashion show is officially cancelled

Victoria's Secret parent company L Brands confirmed on Thursday that the iconic fashion show, which has aired annually since 1995, is cancelled. → Read More

3 people reportedly shot at an Oklahoma Walmart store

A shooting was reported at a Walmart store in Duncan, Oklahoma, on Monday. → Read More

Sears is laying off hundreds of corporate employees after announcing 96 store closings

Sears gathered employees in a room at a San Francisco office on Wednesday and told them all that they would lose their jobs, according to a source. → Read More