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Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:15pm
It looks like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is achieving his long-term objective of getting the world’s population on Facebook — and getting more viewers for its advertisers in the process. Facebook’s first-quarter earnings nearly tripled to $1.5 billion, or 52 cents a... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:11pm
“I’ve been calling this year ‘two-thousand-and-sweet-sixteen’,” says Hannah Elless, over churchbell chimes, perched on a park bench in Central Park. The 29 year-old native of Kalamazoo, Mich., is appearing in her second Broadway production, the bluegrass musical “Bright Star,”... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 3:01pm
GENEVA — The U.S. locked horns with China in a World Trade Organization forum over the alleged failure by Beijing to notify hundreds of subsidy programs at the central, provincial and local government level. During a two-day session of the WTO’s Committee on Subsidies and... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:59pm
WASHINGTON — The House passed legislation Wednesday that will benefit textile producers and apparel brands by establishing a new process for eliminating tariffs on imported inputs and products not commercially available in the U.S. The bill passed overwhelmingly on a vote of... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:52pm
The Whitney Museum has officially lived a full 12 months in its shiny Renzo Piano-designed Meatpacking District structure. In that time, the contemporary institution has welcomed more than one million visitors — outpacing its original projections by almost double, according to... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:44pm
GAPS TAKES A SHOT: Gap Inc. is the latest fashion brand to line up a location in Brooklyn’s sprawling Industry City, a 16-building, six million square-foot complex on the waterfront in Sunset Park. The retailer has secured a 20,000-square-foot space for a photo and design... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:44pm
GAPS TAKES A SHOT: Gap Inc. is the latest fashion brand to line up a location in Brooklyn’s sprawling Industry City, a 16-building, six million square-foot complex on the waterfront in Sunset Park. The retailer has secured a 20,000-square-foot space for a photo and design... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:37pm
Meryl Streep has embraced musical roles throughout her career, but her latest film role does little to show off her singing ability. Paramount Pictures today released the trailer for “Florence Foster Jenkins,” an upcoming comedic biopic featuring Streep in the titular role.... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:37pm
One Sunday in 2009, Donna Pohlad, now the founder and chief executive officer of DpHue, had a hair emergency. She was set to fly to New York the following Tuesday and realized she wouldn’t be able to touch up her roots — the salons would be closed on Monday. Pohlad — of the... read more
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 2:34pm
Kathee Tesija, former executive vice president and chief merchandising and supply chain officer at Target Corp., has joined the Simpactful LLC consulting firm as a senior adviser and consultant. Since July 2015, when she stepped down from her executive role at Target, she been... read more

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