• An Amazon bag is under fire from a designer brand that says it's a knock-off of their product

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Peak Design Ad dramatizes designers at Amazon who made a look-alike bag.
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    Peak Design published an ad taking shots at a cheaper Amazon bag similar to its own.
    The company said its bag has "bells and whistles" like a lifetime warranty and recycled materials.
    Shoe brand Allbirds previously slammed Amazon for selling a look-alike shoe design.
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    Peak Design called out Amazon for selling a cheaper and less environmentally friendly version of its "Everyday Sling" bag in a new ad released Wednesday. The Amazon Basics bag "looks...
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  • Early Tesla investor is worried about competition encroaching on Elon Musk from all sides

    Early Tesla investor is worried about competition encroaching on Elon Musk from all sides

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Former Tesla board member Steve Westly said the company is facing off against a lot of competition from other automakers that have dived into the electric-car market.
    "Tesla is not going to be king of the hill in electric forever," Westly told CNBC on Tuesday.
    Westly was an early Tesla investor and has often been bullish on the company's prospects, but said the electric carmaker will need to "double down" in order to fend off competition.
    In particular, the former board member referenced recent electric-vehicle efforts from major automotive companies, including...
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  • The design company behind the stage at CPAC said they had 'no idea' it resembled Nazi insignia

    The design company behind the stage at CPAC said they had 'no idea' it resembled Nazi insignia

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The company that designed the CPAC stage said that it had "no idea" the shape had Nazi associations.
    Design Foundry, a Maryland events design company hired to come up with the stage, told Insider in a statement that it "had no idea that the design resembled any symbol, nor was there any intention to create something that did."
    Over the weekend, social media users noticed that the stage used by Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and others at the flagship conservative event in Florida closely resembled an Odal rune , albeit upside-down.
    This shape, which is Nordic in origin and...
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