Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Day: April 6, 2021

Plano-based Pickup, hitched to the online shopping explosion, attracts $15 million in venture capital

Plano-based Pickup, an on-demand delivery service in 75 cities that works with retailers, has received $15 million in venture capital money to expand into more markets.

CEO and founder Brenda Stoner said its future expansion will also require more corporate staff across the business in sales and marketing, technology, operations, human resources and accounting.

She plans to double Pickup’s corporate staff of 100, most of them locally, but some jobs may be remote.

Pickup, founded five years ago as a consumer app-based delivery service, has evolved its business by helping retailers such as Big Lots, buybuyBaby and At Home

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The Best Skin Care Products For Dark Circles, According To Dermatologists

For most people, the appearance of dark circles under the eyes is only a cosmetic concern (and not tied to a more serious health condition), but that doesn’t make them any less annoying. And when it comes to eye creams and other treatments, figuring out what’s causing your dark circles is essential in actually addressing the issue.

“That’s why so many people are disappointed with eye creams,” said Dr. Corey L. Hartman, medical director and founder of Skin Wellness Dermatology in Birmingham, Alabama, and clinical assistant professor at the UAB Department of Dermatology.

He explained that the majority

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Wedding video of ‘flower man’ walking down the aisle wins Reddit’s heart

Flowers aren’t just for girls.

That’s what people in the MadeMeSmile SubReddit found out after one user shared a video that showed one man taking up two wedding party roles.

“This guy played the role of a Flower man for his cousin’s wedding,” the Reddit user captioned their 58-second clip.


The unidentified flower man can be seen walking out of a building and down a lightly decorated aisle. While he sashays to Frankie Beverly and Maze’s 1981 hit “Before I Let Go,”

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2 men charged in 2019 Halloween jewelry store robbery in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Two men accused of stealing an estimated $70,000 in jewelry on Halloween 2019 have now been charged.

Jerome Welton McWilliams, 29, and Darnel Batts, 33, were charged Friday in 3rd District Court with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.

On Oct. 31, 2019, McWilliams and Batts entered Stroud Jewelry, 905 E. 2100 South, and acted as if they were interested in purchasing several pieces of jewelry, according to charging documents. While looking at rings, McWilliams instructed Batts “to go out to the car to get a bag that contained ’20 G’s’ because he was going to buy

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