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Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:40pm
Old Navy is not backing away from its ad depicting an interracial couple, which went on social media Friday and triggered some strong reaction, both from protesters and supporters. The ad shows a black woman and a white man, with a child riding piggyback on the man, and serves... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 5:29pm
Macy’s is getting musical for its fourth annual “American Icons” campaign running May 12 to June 19. On the agenda, Macy’s is staging its first digital music festival on YouTube with emerging artists; singer Adam Lambert becomes the face of the INC International Concepts... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 3:40pm
Condé Nast Entertainment played the quality card at its NewFronts presentation Tuesday afternoon. “Our Millennial audience expects a certain quality,” said CNE president Dawn Ostroff at the company’s NewFronts, held at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York. During the hourlong... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:33pm
U.S. online retail sales are going strong, and much of that flows from the e-commerce leader Amazon.com, according to a recent report. This year, e-commerce sales are expected total $373 billion, and that’s seen growing to as much as $500 billion by 2020, according to research... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:33pm
The optimization of Sears Holdings Corp.’s asset base likely means more store closures ahead. That’s the conclusion of Cowen analyst John Kernan, who wrote a research note Tuesday. He also concluded that Burlington Stores Inc. and Dick’s Sporting Goods could be the... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:24pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it has established a trade enforcement task force as it intensifies its enforcement efforts related to the interdiction of imported products suspected of using forced labor, as well as antidumping and countervailing duty laws... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:09am
Vice Media and ESPN are joining forces for the first time in a production and distribution deal across digital, mobile and TV. According to Vice, its sports vertical “Vice Sports,” will produce a new short-form series to air exclusively on ESPN properties, including TV, digital... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 10:09am
Vice Media and ESPN are joining forces for the first time in a production and distribution deal across digital, mobile and TV. According to Vice, its sports vertical “Vice Sports,” will produce a new short-form series to air exclusively on ESPN properties, including TV, digital... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:35am
Paige Jaffe was named a first vice president of CBRE’s center office in Philadelphia. Prior to joining CBRE, Jaffe worked at the McDevitt Company, where she represented Urban Outfitters’ concepts, including its Vetri restaurants. “Paige exemplifies our successful efforts to... read more
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 9:30am
WASHINGTON — The recovery for retail small businesses from the Great Recession has been slower and more challenging than past downturns, with many business owners citing current economic conditions as the single largest challenge they face,  according to a new survey released... read more

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