Talking Biz News Today – August 31, 2020

Some of Monday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

United says it will drop widely scorned ticket-change fees, by David Koenig

Fad or future? Telehealth expansion eyed beyond pandemic, by Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar


These businesses are making more money because Americans are staying home, by Alexis Benveniste

These retailers filed for bankruptcy in August. Here’s who might be next, by Jordan Valinsky

The Wall Street Journal

Tech Startup, Trying to Be Amazon for Farms, Runs Into Ag Giants, by Jacob Bunge

Companies Rush to Shore Up Covid-19 Testing Ahead of Flu Season, by Sarah Krouse, Brianna Abbott


Main Street looks to Congress for new lifeline as pandemic impact lingers on, by Kate Rogers, Betsy Spring

Pretzel-maker Utz readies for market debut after gaining share during the pandemic, by Amelia Lucas


Nestle pays $2 billion to secure Aimmune’s allergy treatment, by Silke Koltrowitz

Triller says made $20 billion bid with Centricus for TikTok assets, by Echo Wang

News about business journalism

Washington Post hires Torbati as econ policy investigations reporter

Kwong hired as producer for Kara Swisher’s new podcast

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