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.

Tesla In China? First Batch Of Chinese-Made Cars Hit The Road This Month, But The Company Is Also Changing China’s Economy

Tesla announced in the fall of 2019 that it would be moving some of its Tesla Model 3 production to China in an effort to cut costs on its production while expanding its business into new territories (like China). Now, the company has become the first ever foreign subsidiary to deliver its products within China after convincing the nation to rethink its policies toward foreign policies. Prior to Tesla convincing China to allow the company to manufacture products for the Chinese economy, the...

The ThredUP Fashion Footprint Calculator Helps You Determine How Bad Your Shopping Habit Is For the Environment

Here’s a hard to swallow pill: fast fashion is ruining the environment. Brands like H&M, Forever 21, Missguided, Uniqlo, Primark, and Fashion Nova may do a great job at providing the hottest styles at low prices, but the harsh reality is that the products are contributing to waste problems, unfair wages in undeveloped nations, and out of control carbon emissions. ThredUP wants to help combat that by educating consumers on smart shopping. To help raise awareness of fashion’s...

President Trump Has Signed A Partial Trade Deal With China To Cut Trade War Tensions

President Trump signed a partial trade deal on Wednesday that will ease tensions between the United States and China, according to the White House. The partial trade deal represents the first major breakthrough since the start of the trade war between the United States and China that began a few years ago. Though the partial agreement is not an end-all solution to a longstanding problem, President Trump hopes that the deal will work to increase trade with China while fixing many of the...

Gladys Bourdain, Mother of Late Anthony Bourdain, Dies At Age 85

Gladys Bourdain, the mother of the late Anthony Bourdain, has passed away at age 85 as reported by the New York Times on Tuesday. Bourdain was a copy editor for the New York Times in her working years, a position that helped her son Anthony Bourdain get his first piece published in the New Yorker, which would eventually launch his lifelong career as a renowned foodie, writer, and traveler before his death in 2018. Gladys Bourdain, who passed away this week at age 85, had been in failing health...

The Irwin Family Has Become One Hero Of The Australian Bush Fires

Steve Irwin’s legacy is being honored by his family during the tough time for Australia as it battles the Australian bush fires that have all but destroyed the continent in recent months. Terri and Robert Irwin, the widow and son of the late zookeeper and television personality, have been hard at work in recent months helping rescue the hundreds of thousands of animals that were injured as a result of the bush fires. The two appeared on Anderson Cooper’s Full Circle on CNN to...

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