3mn women make 620km-long human chain in India to fight for equality (PHOTOS)

Millions of Indian women have joined hands along the roads and highways of Kerala state on the first day of the year 2019 to send a strong message of gender equality. The ‘Women’s Wall’ rally or Vanitha Mathil gathered some 3 million females from all ages and walks of life. The 620km human chain, multicolored […]

More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here’s how blockchain could change that

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seemingly being explored by innovation teams in every corner of every industry. This includes the logistics industry, which, despite continuing on an impressive upward trajectory […]

Putin on Israel’s role in Il-20 downing: ‘Looks accidental, like chain of tragic circumstances’

The downing of the Russian Il-20 plane looks like “a chain of tragic circumstances,” Vladimir Putin said in response to a reporter’s question on whether it could be compared to Turkey’s downing of a Russian military jet in 2015. Read more “When people are dying – especially under such circumstances – it is always a […]

Melania Trump’s immigration lawyer tears into Trump’s ‘unconscionable’ attacks on so-called ‘chain migration’

Associated Press/Seth Wenig The immigration lawyer who represented first lady Melania Trump and her parents told CNN on Friday that President Donald Trump’s attacks on “chain migration” are “unconscionable.” Michael Wildes confirmed that the first lady sponsored her parents for green cards in a process known as family reunification, which critics have assailed as “chain […]

We visited a convenience-store chain with a Texas cult following, and we were amazed by what we found

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Buc-ee’s is a convenience-store chain with a cult following across Texas.  The chain serves as a super-sized highway pit stop complete with “world-famous” bathrooms, branded t-shirts, a beef jerky bar, a wide-ranging home decor section, and fresh-made fudge.  We visited Texas to see if Buc-ee’s could live up to the hype, and […]

Roambee raises $2 million to secure Internet of Things supply chain

EXCLUSIVE: Roambee uses the Internet of Things, or making everyday objects smart and connected, to make it easier to track assets through the supply chain. Now the Santa Clara, California-based startup has raised $ 2 million from from MDI Ventures, Telkom Indonesia’s corporate venture capital firm. Now the company has raised nearly $ 10 million to da…Read […]

Subway’s CEO is stepping down as the chain closes hundreds of stores amid franchisee backlash

Photo by Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Invision for SUBWAY Restaurants/AP Images Subway’s CEO, Suzanne Greco, is retiring after 45 years at the company.  Subway has struggled in recent years, losing more than 900 locations in the US last year and recently announcing plans to close roughly 500 more in 2018.  Many franchisees had previously criticized Greco to Business […]

KFC is by far the most popular fast food chain in China and it’s nothing like the US brand — here’s what it’s like

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider KFC is by far the most popular fast food chain in China. Key to KFC’s success in the country has been catering its menu to local tastes. I tried a number of dishes at a KFC restaurant in Beijing and found the food to be tastier and fresher than its American counterpart. […]