Millennials Love Venmo

Known for their tech-savvy ways, Millennials have found a way to forgo hard cash in turn for mobile payments amongst themselves. Ebay’s mobile-payment app, Venmo allows users to wire money back and forth on-the-go by linking the app up to their credit cards and bank accounts. While purchasing the app is free, Venmo makes money […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 18, 2014
  • 0

Barneys Settles with $525,000 for Racial Profiling Probe

In order to settle claims that the upscale department store mistreated black costumers, Barneys New York agreed to pay a $525,000 penalty. After the retailer was reported to have targeted black costumers with unwarranted, intense scrutiny and falsely accusing them of committing fraudulent crimes, they had to pay for such damages. The company was found […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 13, 2014
  • 0

H&M Partners With Kate Mara and Celebrity Stylist Johnny Wujek

To kick off Fall 2014’s New York Fashion Week, H&M has announced a collaboration with actor Kate Mara and celebrity stylish Johnny Wujek. The best friend duo will be curating H&M storefront windows at nine New York store locations. The window display designs will be inspired by their love for New York City and driven […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 13, 2014
  • 0

New Bloomingdale’s CEO, Tony Spring, Outlines Future Plans

Tony Spring, the new chairman and CEO of Bloomingdales appointed in February, sat down with Women’s Wear Daily to discuss his plans for helping the department store grow and flourish in the upcoming months and years. The hands-on CEO has worked with the store for 27 years, starting as a trainee, advancing as a home […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 11, 2014
  • 0

Obama Announces $14B in U.S. Corporate Investments in Africa

In efforts to improve U.S. trade and investments in Africa, President Obama will announce plans at the three-day U.S.-Africa Business Forum in D.C. for over 90 U.S. companies to invest a combined $14 billion. The investments will go toward banking and finance, construction, clean energy, and information technology projects, according to a White House official […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 5, 2014
  • 0

Forbes Announces Sandra Bullock as Highest-Earning Actress

With steep earnings upwards of $51 million, Sandra Bullock holds the top spot as the highest-earning actress in Hollywood between June 2013 and June 2014. In 2013, the “Miss Congeniality” actress starred in the risky, yet wildly successful blockbuster, “Gravity.” The film riled up $716 million at the global box office and landed seven out of […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 5, 2014
  • 0

Unemployment Claims Drop to Eight-Year Low

According to a report from Bloomberg, over the past month, the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits has declined, reaching an all-time low in eight years. This trend may indicate that the job market is picking up speed as demand is increasing. This could in turn increase wages and catalyze consumer spending. A report […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 1, 2014
  • 0

Anti-Jewish Slogans Return to Germany as Mideast Protests Sweep Europe

As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues to heighten, protests around the world, both pro-Israel and pro-Palestine, have stirred up a lot of controversy. One such anti-Israel, pro-Palestine protest in Germany has created sky-high tension for invoking a World War II, Holocaust-like atmosphere, and using old anti-Semitic slogans to express disapproval of Israeli tactics. […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • August 1, 2014
  • 0

‘Stalled Gender Revolution’ Is Awakening and Gender Equity Is on the Rise

According to a report from the Council on Contemporary Families titled “Gender Revolution Rebound Symposium,” what is known as the “Stalled Gender Revolution” of the 1990s and early 2000s is now over. This so-called stall in gender equality progression occurred after an active period from about 1970 to 1990 where women increasingly entered the work […]
  • Jana Ruthberg
  • July 31, 2014
  • 0
Page 1 of 712345 » ...Last »