Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah.

It’s True, Amazon Go Is Coming To New York

The future is here. Amazon confirmed this week to CNN that it plans to open an Amazon Go store in New York City. The company posted job openings for the new store online last week, sparking questions from the media. Along with purchasing Whole Foods, this is the company’s second merge into a brick-and-mortar business plan. Amazon did not confirm where or when the New York Amazon Go location would open. How Amazon Go Works Amazon opened its first Amazon Go store in Seattle this last January....

Watch Disney’s Final Trailer for The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Rarely do we hear of a new adaptation of a classic tale and get excited, even if it means a star-studded cast and a big budget. However, Disney’s new rendition of The Nutcracker looks like it will be an instant hit. The remake of this original ballet composed by Tchaikovsky is titled “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms.” The film sees performances from stars like Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Misty Copeland and Helen Mirren. It also offers performances from up and coming stars like...

How Companies Are Combating the STEM Skills Gap

As a lot of our domestic innovations are focused on technology and how it can improve, classic skill-based jobs such as manufacturing are seeing a shortage of qualified employees. Companies are being forced to outsource their manufacturing positions. There are simply not enough qualified applicants in the United States. STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. It is a skill set that manufacturing workers must have in order to qualify for the job. The STEM skills...

Watch Gang Is the Best Watch Club for Your Wrists

Membership clubs are the latest craze in online shopping. The business models offer affordable, monthly subscriptions for product deliveries on any combination of items from food to high-end clothing. The latest club that will be taking over your Instagram feed in the near future is Watch Gang. Watch Gang connects watch lovers with new, unique and sometimes hard to find watches on a monthly basis. Once a month the service will send its members a new watch valued anywhere from $50 to $1500...

Hate Commuting? This Company Wants To Fix That

Commuting is the least favorite part of any day for just about anyone. No one likes sitting in traffic on their way to or from work when they can spend that precious time at home. Fortunately, technology is going to make our commutes a little bit easier as it progresses. Companies like CarGurus are focusing on how we use our cars in order to get a better understanding of their market. The service looks at what consumers want the most out of their cars. They do so by looking at situations where...

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