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  • newIt’s Cool to be Sustainable. But It's Not Easy.
    Brands are amping up sustainability initiatives in response to demand from Millennial and Gen Z consumers, but can fashion's current model of conspicuous consumption ever be considered sustainable?
    - 47 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 12:02pm -
  • newHow Nars Made Its Orgasm Last 20 Years
    The 25 year-old brand is about to double the size of its business for the third time in the past decade, on the back of sexually charged products like 1999's Orgasm blush. Many of its ‘90s peers haven’t been so lucky.
    - 1 hour ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:55am -
  • newBernard Arnault's Beauty Bets Pay Off in China
    As the Chinese beauty industry grows, one of several cosmetic firms backed by Arnault's private equity investment fund is poised to go public in Shanghai.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:23am -
  • newBarneys Is Considering Bankruptcy
    The luxury department store has around $250 million of debt obligations and, earlier this year, sought to downsize its Madison Avenue store to reduce the $30 million annual rent cost.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:07am -
  • newChico's FAS Names Bonnie Brooks CEO
    Brooks had been named interim CEO in April, following the abrupt resignation of Shelley Broader from her roles as chief executive and president of the company.
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:43am -
  • newReport: J.C. Penney Taps Debt Restructuring Advisers
    The retailer is making a high-stakes attempt to get its finances in order before its debt of about $4 billion comes due, according to sources familiar with the matter.
    - 5 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 6:19am -
  • newHow to Use Drops in the Instagram Age
    Product drops have become a way for luxury’s biggest brands and retailers to cultivate exclusivity and excitement across their online and offline channels. Here’s how to get started.
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 1:20am -
  • newWhy Brands Are Sliding Into Your DMs
    Companies are using personal exchanges via text, WhatsApp and Instagram to build a more intimate relationship with consumers.
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 1:20am -
  • newHong Kong Protests' Impact Spreads as Luxury Brands Get Hit
    With restaurants and consumer brands already affected, retailers now face a disruption across Hong Kong have been forced into early closures due to a lack of customers.
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 12:28pm -
  • newSecond-Hand Clothes Drive Unexpected Jump in British Retail
    The surprise results have raised hopes that a downturn in the second quarter could be softer than previously expected.
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 12:11pm -

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  • newTwo people are coming to Brooklyn this fall

    Two people are coming to Brooklyn this fall

    Okay, okay. The borough is constantly welcoming new arrivals, whether they’re poor, working class, wealthy or even famous.But these two are different.Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving are NBA...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 30 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:45am -
  • newBrooklyn real estate: the cachet of cool at lower prices

    Brooklyn real estate: the cachet of cool at lower prices

    After 23 years in SoHo, Deirdre Quinn and her fashion company, Lafayette 148, left the Manhattan neighborhood in August for more space at a better price.She moved Lafayette 148 and her own home to...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 31 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:44am -
  • newFor theater, music and basketball, bridge and tunnel traffic now flows toward Brooklyn

    For theater, music and basketball, bridge and tunnel traffic now flows toward Brooklyn

    When the impresario Harvey Lichtenstein transformed the forlorn Brooklyn Academy of Music into the popular and influential BAM in the 1980s, it was—and long remained—an outlier in a cultural desert...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 32 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:43am -
  • newBrooklyn cancer patients get treatment options close to home

    Brooklyn cancer patients get treatment options close to home

    With the formal June debut of a multispecialty outpatient facility in Sunset Park, NYU Langone Health became the latest hospital to make a sizable investment in cancer treatment facilities in...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 33 mins ago, 19 Jul 19, 10:42am -
  • newWall Street trading costs to surge as new rules hit derivatives

    Wall Street trading costs to surge as new rules hit derivatives

    Wall Street’s heavyweights are prepping their clients for bad news: Some trades are about to get a lot more expensive.Firms including Citigroup&lt…;, Go… Sachs and  are warning customers to get...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:58am -
  • newDe Blasio orders offices to turn down AC ahead of heat wave

    De Blasio orders offices to turn down AC ahead of heat wave

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 3 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 8:40am -
  • newCity investigating top homeless-shelter operator

    City investigating top homeless-shelter operator

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:28am -
  • newMTA blames developer for subway flood

    MTA blames developer for subway flood

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:22am -
  • newIncoming NYCHA leader a no-show at annual town hall

    Incoming NYCHA leader a no-show at annual town hall

    Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered office-tower…; landlords to turn down the AC this weekend.As the city braces for temperatures expected to this weekend, the mayor says owners of office buildings...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:14am -
  • newNew York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

    New York's climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

    Solar panels on every roof. Parking meters that double as car chargers. Wind turbines towering above farm fields and ocean waves.A new law signed Thursday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation's...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 4 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 7:07am -

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  • Hong Kong May retail sales fall 0.1 pct yr/yr
    June 29 (Reuters) - May retail sales data (percent change from a year earlier): ________________2015_______________ ___2014____ May Apr Mar Feb Jan Dec Nov Value: -0.1 -2.1^ -2.9 14.8 -14.5 -4.0 4.2 Volume: 4.6 2.5^ 0.8 18.1 -13.8 -1.4 7.6 ^ Revised…
    - 29 Jun 15, 4:47am -
  • Wall Street climbs after retail sales data; healthcare up
    (Reuters) - U.S. stocks climbed on Thursday as retail sales data lifted the outlook for consumer spending and as healthcare shares gained.
    - 11 Jun 15, 5:15pm -
  • Stocks, dollar gain on strong U.S. retail sales
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Thursday on optimism over still testy Greek debt talks and on strong U.S. retail sales, which lifted the U.S. dollar and bolstered expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this year…
    - 11 Jun 15, 3:24pm -
  • WRAPUP 3-Strong U.S. retail sales boost growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 1:01pm -
  • WRAPUP 1-U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 9:11am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:36am -
  • U.S. retail sales jump in May, brighten growth outlook
    WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales surged in May as households boosted purchases of automobiles and a range of other goods even as they paid a bit more for gasoline, the latest sign economic growth is finally gathering steam.
    - 11 Jun 15, 8:30am -
  • Indonesia's April retail sales grow 22.4 pct y/y - cbank survey
    JAKARTA, June 9 (Reuters) - Indonesia's annual retail sales in April grew at a faster pace of 22.4 percent, bolstered by information and communication equipment as well as food, beverages and tobacco, a Bank Indonesia survey showed on Tuesday.
    - 9 Jun 15, 4:20am -
  • Morningstar Minute: How to Interpret Retail Sales
    The retail sales report can be an early-warning sign for recessions, but we are still waiting to see if the current slowdown is related to weather or a true dip in demand, says Morningstar's Bob Johnson.[0:00:03] ... our analyst team. Bob Johnson: We…
    - 4 Mar 14, 10:00am -
  • Tele-Surveying China Retail Sales
    We are concentrating on providing services for investment corporations who are seeking opportunities to invest  in China.  We research public companies that have significant market share in China.   Professional Retail Sales Tele-Surveying  1:…
    - 23 Jun 13, 2:28am -

The Guardian: Retail

  • newLiberty store sold to private equity group in deal worth £300m
    BlueGem bought the London landmark retailer for £32m in 2010 and also wants to offload Jack WillsA controlling stake in department store Liberty London has been sold to a private equity-led consortium in a deal valuing the business at £300m.The ret…
    - 2 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 9:39am -
  • newCoalition's voluntary salt limits have been 'public health disaster'
    Switch in 2011 led to thousands of cases of heart disease, stroke and cancer, say researchersNearly 10,000 cases of heart disease and stroke and 1,500 cases of cancer could have been avoided in England if the coalition government had not switched to…
    - 9 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 2:00am -
  • newPlant-based milk the choice for almost 25% of Britons now
    Sales surge of 70% for oat alternative in 2018 alongside falling demand for cow’s milkAlmost a quarter of Britons are consuming plant-based milk alternatives as the popularity of vegan and vegetarian diets continues to grow.While demand for traditi…
    - 10 hours ago, 19 Jul 19, 1:00am -
  • newWhere Asos profits will come from is anyone's guess
    Online fashion retailer believes large-scale profits will arrive eventually but there are two big problemsOnline-only clothing retailer Asos has invested about £700m of capital in the past five years on the theory that a pot of gold awaits the compa…
    - 20 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:47pm -
  • newWaitrose to axe seven more stores putting 700 jobs at risk
    Supermarket to sell off or close unprofitable sites in England as cost-cutting continuesWaitrose is closing seven supermarkets as it undergoes its second round of store reductions this year, in a move that puts nearly 700 jobs at risk.Three supermark…
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:31pm -
  • newDebenhams seeks £50m to ease Christmas trading period
    Retailer has £200m lifeline from rescue package and is close to announcing new chiefDebenhams is lining up a £50m cash buffer from its lenders as it braces for a difficult Christmas trading period.The ailing department store, which is owned by a co…
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:27pm -
  • newCoastal towns hit hardest by soaring level of insolvencies
    England and Wales data puts female rate at 26.6 per 10,000 adults against 23.3 for menThe number of people becoming financially insolvent in England and Wales has risen for a third year in a row, with women, and people living in coastal towns most li…
    - 23 hours ago, 18 Jul 19, 12:06pm -
  • Charity shop and antique purchases drive up UK retail sales
    Quantity of goods bought in June rose 1% from May, says ONSRetail sales in the UK were unexpectedly strong in June, boosted by sales of secondhand goods at charity shops and antique dealers, although department stores continued to struggle.The quanti…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 6:35am -
  • Asos issues second profit warning in seven months as shares fall
    Online fashion retailer blames glitch in rollout of European and US automated warehouses Asos suffered a fresh share price collapse after the online fashion retailer blamed IT chaos in its overseas warehouses for a second profits warning in seven mon…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jul 19, 4:19am -
  • Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers
    Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon, opening a new front against the US tech giants.Announcing the decision, the European commissioner fo…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 7:43am -

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