Áine Cain, Business Insider

Áine Cain

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Past articles by Áine:

Meet MacKenzie Scott, the philanthropist determined to give away her fortune to charity, who was married to Jeff Bezos, and just filed for divorce from her second husband

MacKenzie Scott has made it her mission to give away billions. The novelist and ex-wife of Jeff Bezos just filed for divorce from her second husband. → Read More

Costco exec says some costs are falling and he sees a 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Costco's Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti spoke extensively about inflationary pressures at the company's most recent earnings call. → Read More

A look at the life of Steve Jobs' youngest daughter, Eve, who has been called a 'firecracker' and recently mocked Apple's iPhone 14

Steve Jobs and Laurene Powell-Jobs' youngest daughter, Eve, is an accomplished equestrian and Stanford grad. Her family is worth over $22 billion. → Read More

A growing number of wealthy people are shopping at Dollar Tree and Dollar General as inflation bites

As inflation bites with growing prices for food, gas, and rent, wealthier customers are turning to stores like Dollar Tree and Dollar General. → Read More

Walmart has reportedly cut 200 jobs from its Bentonville, Arkansas, headquarters

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retailer has laid off around 200 corporate workers. → Read More

Some of America's biggest companies are flashing warning signs on the US economy

Companies like Costco, McDonald's, and AT&T are painting a grim picture of the economy's future, and consumers will feel the brunt of it. → Read More

'It was devastating': Inside the 'bloodbath' at 7-Eleven, where nearly 900 corporate jobs were just cut

"People were crying and shocked — people who were total superstars last year," one employee said. "Stellar people were getting laid off." → Read More

How a half-eaten chicken footlong from Subway ended up costing an Australian air passenger $1,844

Australian model and content creator Jessica Lee has posted videos about the customs incident on TikTok. → Read More

Amazon is shrinking private brands like AmazonBasics, report says, even as inflation steers consumers toward less-expensive products

In an exclusive story, the Wall Street Journal says the retail giant may exit the private-label business. Amazon has denied the report. → Read More

Twitter sues Elon Musk for backing out of $44 billion acquisition, saying the billionaire is obligated to complete the deal

Twitter has made good on its promise to sue Elon Musk for attempting last week to back out of his agreement to buy the platform. → Read More

After Roe, people seeking abortion face long travel, steep costs. Grassroots organizations are stepping in to help.

The cost of an abortion can range from $350 to $1,500 — not counting travel. Without help, some women will be "forced to make dangerous choices," one advocate said. → Read More

Apple, Amazon, Disney, JP Morgan and others vow to help employees access abortions after Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade: 'We must keep up the fight'

Numerous US companies have gone public saying they'd front the costs for employees traveling to seek abortions. → Read More

Geico may have to pay $5.2 million to woman who claims she contracted STD in a car insured by the company

The woman who filed the claim with Geico has argued that her diagnosis will cause her "past and future mental and physical pain and suffering." → Read More

Twitter is reportedly giving in to Elon Musk's demand for its 'firehose' of internal data

Elon Musk had previously accused Twitter of possibly underestimating the number of fake accounts on its platform. → Read More

Taser company nixes idea of using drones as flying stun guns to respond to mass shootings. Controversy caused some ethics-board members to quit.

Axon CEO and founder Rick Smith said his post on drones "was intended to initiate a conversation on this as a potential solution" in mass shootings. → Read More

Amazon's No. 2 exec steps down: Dave Clark led warehouse and logistics businesses and became one of the most powerful execs in the world

Longtime Amazon executive and leader Dave Clark announced that he is stepping down in a tweet on Friday. → Read More

Forgotten subscriptions cost consumers an average of $133 more than they realize a month, according to a new study

C+R Research's survey found that mobile-phone subscriptions were the "most forgotten" type, outranking internet and streaming services. → Read More

Since 2020, there have been about 500 shootings at major supermarket chains in America, study finds

Gun-control advocacy group Guns Down America is calling on major grocery chains to rethink workplace-safety measures. → Read More

Walmart, McDonald's, Amazon should 'say goodbye to attracting top female talent' in abortion 'trigger law' states

Planned Parenthood has been flooded with calls from companies asking what to do if Roe v. Wade goes. But when Insider called top employers in states with "trigger" abortion bans, few would comment. → Read More

Walmart Plus will double its fuel discount to 10 cents a gallon, add 12,000 Exxon Mobil stations

"Fuel is not a discretionary purchase, it's something that consumers need," Walmart executive Chris Cracchiolo told Insider. → Read More