Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
GAWKER’S UNION PLAY: Gawker Media is taking a page from an old media playbook in its pursuit to unionize with the Writers Guild in New York. If accepted, this would make Gawker the first major digital media company to organize. Gawker senior editor Hamilton Nolan broke the news... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
Mothers who work in the beauty industry live for their children and work to the bone to cater to their consumers. But, hey, everyone needs a break. Indie-brand beauty founders who double as mothers give the low down on their go-to — to “escape” the daily grind. They also reveal... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
A bevy of nail brands are transforming themselves into color cosmetics players. Whether it is a natural evolution or a way to boost sales, one can only wonder: What happened to the once fast-growing aggressive nail category that was the darling of the industry? While beauty... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
Sarina Godin has been promoted to president at Butter London, effective immediately. Godin has served as vice president of product development and marketing at the company since March 2014 where she oversaw all the marketing efforts, product innovation and the management team.... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
NEW YORK — When Jack McCollough and Lazaro Hernandez met as first-year transfer students at The New School’s Parsons School of Design — McCollough had previously studied painting in San Francisco, and Hernandez was pre-med in Miami — they became instant friends and the eventual... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 9:01pm
All eyes are on Procter & Gamble Co.’s beauty business, as the industry waits to see what stays and what will go. Financial sources and retailers are buzzing about which companies will make a play for the P&G brands hitting the market. Sources frequently name Coty Inc... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:45pm
“I think we can all agree that Dr. B would have loved to be headlining at Alice Tully Hall,” said Kelly Ripa, star of “Live! with Kelly and Michael.” The packed audience at Lincoln Center erupted in laughter because it was probably true; before Ripa, the 10 previous speakers... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 5:20pm
Calvin Klein began by selling coats many decades ago, and got a big break when a department store buyer got off on the wrong floor and stumbled upon buying $50,000 USD worth of merchandise, thus giving the now-iconic brand its jump-start. Since then, CK has gone on to provide... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 4:40pm
The world’s first consumer smart goggles for sports have arrived, Vancouver-based Recon Instruments is the maker of the Jet HUD display, a wearable computer that delivers up-to-the-second metrics to users. Comprised from a dual-core CPU, high contrast display, and point-of-... read more
Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 4:34pm
If the reveal of the second teaser for Star Wars: The Force Awakens wasn’t big enough to satiate the desires of film buffs everywhere, consider Quentin Tarantino’s gift of a teaser for his forthcoming film, The Hateful Eight, good enough. While there isn’t much in the way of... read more