Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 12:17pm
It’s software for a hard problem. Now in private beta, a new platform called FRDM from San Francisco-based nonprofit Made in a Free World has launched a digital risk analysis tool for companies seeking a better understanding of their supply chain’s social impact. Founder Justin... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 12:00pm
Ready for a history lesson? Swiss luxury watchmaker Omega harks back to the 1970 Apollo 13 near-disaster with a Snoopy-branded Speedmaster timepiece. To cut a long story short, Snoopy (of Peanuts fame) was chosen as the official mascot of NASA’s Apollo program in the 1970s,... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:59am
No member of the U.S. Supreme Court enjoys more pop culture cachet at the moment than Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She is the subject of a popular impression by Kate McKinnon on “Saturday Night Live” and she is routinely referred to as the “Notorious R.B.G.” by her legions of fans on... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:37am
Cato Corp. soared past earnings expectations in the fourth quarter while providing a guarded forecast of first-quarter results. In the three months ended Jan. 31, the Charlotte, N.C.-based specialty store chain generated net income of $9.2 million, or 33 cents a diluted share,... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:18am
Models, models, models. Everywhere one looked Wednesday night at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York there were models. Constance Jablonski, Lily Donaldson, Anais Mali and ersatz model Peter Brant Jr. were on hand to toast one of their own, Joan Smalls, as she became the latest... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:17am
Cara Delevingne channels her inner bad-ass in the latest adaptation of a John Green novel, Paper Towns. This will mark the first time that the model has attempted to crossover into feature films – a move made more feasible by Green’s popularity. A force to be reckoned with in... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:05am
Following in the footsteps of similar projects, illustrator Steve Berrington drew a series made up entirely of the iconic Star Wars robot R2D2, decked out in the colors and patterns of famous DC and Marvel superheroes. Variations cover fan favorites Batman, Superman, Captain... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 11:02am
The three former Nike designers who defected to adidas last year have filed a counter-lawsuit in response to Nike’s allegations that they leaked trade secrets. Denis Dekovic, Marc Dolce and Mark Miner officially filed their counter-suit, arguing “None of the designers has ever... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:40am
While Reebok celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Instapump Fury just last year, the brand is continuing commemoration of decades past by dropping a new “Athletic ’90s” pack of the unique model. The range features three colorful options, each noting textile material... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 10:20am
Video might have killed the radio star, but recently talk radio has made a comeback in popular culture thanks to the internet phenomenon of podcasts. These days there’s a seemingly endless variety of podcasts to choose from, many with several hundreds of episodes. Perhaps you... read more