Marshall Major IV wireless headphones offer great sound, plus 80+ hours of battery life and wireless charging – TechCrunch

Marshall’s new Major IV headphones ($149.99) combine lightweight comfort with wireless charging, and up to 80 hours of playback for an iconic headset that’s affordable and flexible. At home or on the go, these are a great option with unique features that you won’t find anywhere else in the headphone market. Basics This is the fourth iteration of Marshall’s Major on-ear wireless headphones, and they offer a number of improvements new to the lineup, including a new folding clip design that makes them even more compact when packed for travel…

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Kroger’s Latest CFC Covers Great Lakes Region

The Kroger Co.’s latest customer fulfillment center, built with Ocado technology, will be located in Romulus, Michigan. The CFC model will serve customers across the Great Lakes region and create 250 new jobs. “Kroger is incredibly excited to develop one of our industry-leading Customer Fulfillment Centers in Michigan in relationship with Ocado to bring fresh food to our customers faster than ever before,” said Robert Clark, Kroger’s senior vice president of supply chain, manufacturing and sourcing, in a statement. “We continue to invest in and constantly improve our e-commerce capabilities,…

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Asmoke’s portable pellet grill is super affordable and great for small spaces – TechCrunch

Smokers and pellet grills are growing in popularity, likely because a lot more people are cooking at home – and looking for other ways to up their home chef game. The Asmoke Pellet Grill, which is currently in the final stretch of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, has a price point that’s far below most other options out there – but don’t let the price tag fool you, the grill packs more punch than its cost and portable size might suggest. Basics If you’re not familiar with pellet grills, they’re…

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Jabra’s Elite Active 75t earbuds offer great value and sound for both workouts and workdays – TechCrunch

Technology improvements over the past few years mean that most fully wireless earbuds are a lot better than they used to be. That has led to something of a narrowing of the field among competitors in this arena, but some of the players still stand out – and Jabra have definitely delivered a standout performer with its newest Elite Active 75t fully wireless earbuds. Basics Jabra’s Elite Active 75t is a successor to its very popular 65t line, with added moisture resistance designed specifically for exercise use, as indicated by…

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The Great Influencer Shakeout | Intelligence, BoF Professional

NEW YORK, United States — For its latest campaign, Bandier tapped Julie Sariñana, an influencer known to her 5.5 million Instagram followers as Sincerely Jules. The fashion blogger’s ability to sell California-inspired tank tops and dresses was only part of her appeal to the fitness retailer. What sealed the deal was the fact that Sariñana styles, shoots and edits her own post — no small thing for Bandier, which is trying to keep costs low while its stores are closed. “You want people who can drive awareness and revenue, but…

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The Great Retail Reopening Has Begun. Will Shoppers Return? | BoF Professional, The Week Ahead

THE CHEAT SHEET Does Victoria’s Secret’s Owner Have a Plan B? Bath & Body Works | Source: Shutterstock Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works owner L Brands reports financial results on May 21 This will be the first time executives speak publicly since a plan to sell the ailing lingerie brand to Sycamore Partners fell through L Brands founder Les Wexner has exited Victoria’s Secret as originally planned, and the parent company still wants to separate its two brands L Brands and Sycamore Partners opted to go their separate…

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Great Garden Escape to the Newt to launch this spring | News

Guests are being invited to celebrate all things Somerset this summer aboard the Great Garden Escape to the Newt in Somerset. Starting every weekend from April 10th and running until September, a first-class carriage will take guests from London Paddington to Castle Cary on a scenic journey deep into the West Country. The trip is hosted from start to finish by the Newt’s passionate and knowledgeable team. The one-of-a-kind day trip includes a guided tour of the Story of Gardening – an immersive experience tracing the history and culture of…

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Track Cycling World Championships: Great Britain win women’s team pursuit silver

Track Cycling World Championships: Great Britain take silver in women’s team pursuit UCI Track Cycling World Championships Venue: Berlin Velodrome, Germany. Dates: 26 February-1 March. Coverage: Live on BBC Two, BBC Four, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website and app and through Connected TVs. Great Britain won team pursuit silver as the United States dominated to take World Championship gold in Berlin. Katie Archibald, Elinor Barker, Neah Evans and Ellie Dickinson were beaten by almost two seconds by the US, who clocked 4:11.235 seconds. Laura Kenny had earlier…

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Fed Cup: Great Britain lose to Slovakia in qualifying tie

Heather Watson had earlier given Great Britain hope by beating Rebecca Sramkova Great Britain failed to reach the inaugural Fed Cup Finals by losing their qualifying tie to Slovakia. Harriet Dart’s 7-5 6-3 defeat by Anna Karolina Schmiedlova gave Slovakia an unassailable 3-1 lead in Bratislava. Heather Watson had earlier kept Great Britain in the tie with a 6-0 7-5 win over Rebecca Sramkova. Slovakia qualify for April’s 12-nation finals in Budapest, while GB will play a qualifying tie to get back to this same stage in next year’s competition.…

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Fed Cup: Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in qualifier as Watson & Dart beaten

Fed Cup: Slovakia’s Anna Karolina Schmiedlova beats Great Britain’s Heather Watson Fed Cup: Slovakia v Great Britain Venue: AXA Arena NTC Bratislava, Slovakia Dates: 7-8 February (15:00 GMT) Surface: Clay Coverage: Watch on BBC Red Button, iPlayer & online Friday, 7 February 14:45-19:00 & Saturday, 8 February 14:55-22:00; live text coverage on the BBC Sport website. Great Britain trail Slovakia 2-0 in their Fed Cup qualifier after a battling Harriet Dart lost in three sets to Viktoria Kuzmova. Dart saved five match points in the final set but eventually lost…

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