Talking Biz News Today – Sept. 1, 2020

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Amazon wins FAA approval to deliver packages by drone, by Joseph Pisani

Delta, American join United in dropping most US change fees, by David Koenig

The Wall Street Journal

Zoom Again Lifts Full-Year Outlook as Sales Surge During Pandemic, by Kimberly Chin

Walmart Tries Again to Find Its Answer to Amazon Prime, by Sarah Nassauer


JC Penney hits ‘stalemate’ with potential buyers. Lenders to make bid for department store in bankruptcy, by Lauren Thomas

McDonald’s slams ex-CEO as ‘morally bankrupt’ after he asks for dismissal of chain’s lawsuit against him, by Amelia Lucas, Kate Rogers


Return to big offices? Why bank branches may get a new lease of life, by Iain Withers, Tom Sims, Patricia Uhlig, Hans Seidenstuecker

Australia’s Ampol sued by Chevron over alleged ‘Caltex’ branding breaches, by Sameer Manekar, Sonali Paul

News about business journalism

Forbes Advisor hires Bailie as consumer finance editor

Plotz departs Business Insider to start podcast company

Bloomberg reporter Holman moving to Atlanta bureau

Shah joins The Fuller Project as editor-in-chief

Chicago Trib biz journalism Niekirk dies at 82

CNBC’s Kearns departs for Brunswick Group