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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:05pm
CLAPS OVER LIKES: Australia-based Clapit said its app is the next evolution of social networking and today takes the next step in its growth strategy with expansion to the U.S. The company, which has so far raised $2.82 million in a seed round, aims to make its splash in the U.... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:05pm
CLAPS OVER LIKES: Australia-based Clapit said its app is the next evolution of social networking and today takes the next step in its growth strategy with expansion to the U.S. The company, which has so far raised $2.82 million in a seed round, aims to make its splash in the U.... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00pm
“We did have a speech written, but to be honest, when I heard there was only 21 scholarships given today, I actually got really upset,” Public School’s Maxwell Osborne told the crowd at the 10th Annual Awards Dinner and Auction for The Gordon Parks Foundation, which included... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:59pm
Guess Inc. Victor Herrero’s “transition” during the first half has been more challenging than expected. But the chief executive officer is keeping his eye on the prize and plans to hit $3 billion in annual revenues in three years, as laid out in March. He also sought to... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:59pm
There’s a worldwide malaise in retailing, but not at Shanghai Village, the 592,000-square-foot upscale outlet center that opened last Thursday in China. “This is a soft opening, but it’s the most productive opening we’ve ever had,” said Scott Malkin, chairman of the U.K.-based... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:56pm
Showing up to WWD’s offices in flat sandals, a slouchy tweed jacket and striped button-down, her hair thrown into a topknot and sans makeup, Clémence Poésy is embodiment of chic French insouciance. It would be easy to hate her for exuding effortless cool so expertly, but it’s... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:49pm
NEW DELHI, India — A report released by the Asia Floor Wage Alliance, an international alliance of trade unions and labor-rights activists, has alleged persistent abuses at San Francisco-based Gap’s supplier factories in India, Indonesia and Cambodia. The report, which surveyed... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:49pm
What a difference eight months makes. Linda Wells held court at the town house of Laura and Harry Slatkin on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Tuesday night to fete her new chapter in life. The Slatkins, along with John Demsey and Cornelia Guest, hosted the party for the founding... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:49pm
What a difference eight months makes. Linda Wells held court at the town house of Laura and Harry Slatkin on Manhattan’s Upper East Side on Tuesday night to fete her new chapter in life. The Slatkins, along with John Demsey and Cornelia Guest, hosted the party for the founding... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 1:42pm
J. Crew Group said that it narrowed its loss to $8.04 million in the quarter ended April 30, from $462.41 million in the year ago period. In the 2015 period, the company posted impairment charges of $341 million related to goodwill and $190 million related to the intangible... read more

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