INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Thursday’s business headlines.
Thursday will be an epic day of returns.
UPS says it expects to return 1.9 million packages Thursday, a record.
They are now calling the first workday of the new year “National Returns Day.”
Shipped returns are expected to be up 26% over last year.
Samsung may show off a completely bezel-less 8K QLED model at CES in Las Vegas next week.
The TV is believed to have bezels so tiny that they screen edge effectively disappears when viewed from a distance.
Samsung has used similar innovations in its Galaxy smartphones.
Small business paychecks are growing.
The monthly Paycheck/IHS Markit small business survey found small businesses aren’t really adding workers but instead are paying their workers more.
Drugmakers, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer and Biogen hiked U.S. list prices on more than 50 drugs for the new year, which includes life-saving cancer and HIV meds on New Year’s Day.
Healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors said there are 250 different drugs that went up in price.
Nearly all of the price increases are below 10%.