Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is a staff writer at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah.

IBM Announces 2000 Job Cuts As Company Reshapes

Around 2,000 employees were laid off by Internal Business Machines, Corp. (IBM) this week as a result of the company reshaping its business. The round of layoffs was first reported by the Wall Street Journal and later confirmed by the company, that clarified it would be letting go of its employees that were not meeting expectation “at a competitive level.” In addition to that, the company will be shifting to cloud computing rather than storing on hardware, so the job cuts were a...

Victoria’s Secret’s Pride Celebration Was A Massive Fail – Here’s Why

Victoria’s Secret is facing backlash—once again—at the hands of its own mistake’s after its own CMO, Ed Razek, spoke ill of transgender and plus-sized models while promoting the company’s annual fashion show last November. While the winds have died down for the PR nightmare of an interview, things got hectic again when the company posted a pride month celebration post on its social media accounts last week. It’s clear that consumers haven’t forgotten about the...

San Francisco Considering Offering Free Universal Mental Healthcare

San Francisco could become the first city in the United States to offer free mental healthcare to all of its residents—whether it be emergency help or counseling for chronic disorders such as anxiety. The initiative is part of San Francisco’s ongoing plan to combat the massive homelessness crisis plaguing the city. Part of the new program would grant the city permission to force homeless people into treatment for mental illness and drug addiction if they need it. There are a lot of...

Beverly Hills Becomes First U.S. City To Outlaw Tobacco

Smokers in Beverly Hills may have a hard time in the near future when trying to buy tobacco products. The city has become the first in the United States outlaw the sale of tobacco nearly completely thanks to a new law that was voted in by local legislation this week. The Beverly Hills City Council voted unanimously to outlaw the sale of tobacco and other smoking and nicotine products in the city, with just a few exceptions. All About The New Tobacco Law Beverly Hills has been fighting smokers...

The Obamas Are Podcasting Now

There comes a time in every former president’s life when they can do one of two things: live out their days quietly, largely silent in the press, or continue to contribute to the zeitgeist in the form of juicy tell-all’s, op-eds, and public appearances. While Michele and former President Barack Obama have chosen to live a quiet life in the days following their time in the White House, they’ve been far from silent. Michele’s Becoming was the best selling book of 2018,...