Linh Hoai Nguyen

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Is it even possible to sell “luxury” on Amazon?

While much of Amazon’s sales volume is in diapers, blenders, and other unglamorous products, the e-commerce behemoth is also a fashion giant. Next year it’s expected to become the biggest apparel seller in the US, and it boasts an enviable customer base for higher-end brands: Penetration of its …

eCommerce

Lululemon's online sales are slowing

Athletic apparel retailer Lululemon experienced a slowdown in online sales growth during Q2 2016.<p>The company attributed this to an online warehouse sale that it ran during Q2 of last year, which made for a tough comparison. But the company faces particularly intense competition as athleisure …

Gyudon (Japanese Simmered Beef and Rice Bowls) Recipe

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, <i>gyudon</i>—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that's equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table.<p>Why It Works<p>A balance of sweet and savory …

Three Reasons Why Kohl's Shoppers Aren't Ready For Apple Pay

Heading off its dismal report of a 3.9% same-store sales decline for Q1 2016, Kohl's, the retail favorite of discount-loving shoppers nationwide, recently made a technological splash with the announcement that they were simplifying the brick-and-mortar purchase process by linking Kohl’s store …

Apple Pay

What An Attachment To Trump Can Teach Us About Consumers

Now that Donald Trump has become the most surprising, if not unlikely, presumptive major party presidential nominee in the last century, it’s a great time to reflect on the valuable marketing lessons to be learned—not necessarily from Trump—but about people and consumers, in general.<p>Almost any …

Donald Trump

How To Keep Control Of An IT System That's Outsourced To Multiple Suppliers

To master an increasingly complex information technology universe, companies and public organizations are turning to multiple suppliers and internal delivery teams. But that strategy creates another risk: loss of control over mission-critical functions.<p>The shift to multiple IT suppliers makes …

Outsourcing

How to Marinate Steak Without a Recipe

For the grill, I always choose a thin, quick-cooking steak—I'm talking skirt, hanger, or flank steak; tri-tip, short ribs, faux hanger (aka bavette, …

Cooking

12 Easy Ideas For One-Pot Chicken Dinners

Winner, winner.

Cooking

5 Standout Sausage Recipes You Have to Try

Tired of serving chicken every night? Give sausage a go! You can use it in everything from lasagna to turkey burgers.<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage & Broccoli</b><p>This pasta dish is adapted from <i>Lidia's Italian Table</i> by Lidia Bastianich. Not only is it quick and easy to make -- 25 minutes tops -- the whole …

20 best Chinese recipes: part 3

Andrew Wong’s Michie’s sweet and sour ribs<p>I learned the recipe for these ribs while I was in Sichuan and since then it has even found its way to the island of the Seychelles where my sister-in-law Michie makes a special request for them whenever my family and I fly over. I am hoping that, armed …

Food & Dining

Army Stew (Budae Jjigae)

Korean hot pot dish is one of the most frequently requested recipes from my readers. Whether it’s cold weather that’s calling for this type of …

Cooking (Australia)

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Soysauce

Korean Braised Beef Short Ribs

Combine first 9 ingredients in a slow cooker. Set slow cooker to high to preheat.<p>Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet or sauté pan over …

Food

25 Japanese recipes easy enough to make at home

1 /25: Edamame hummus<p>1/25 :Edamame hummus<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Edamame hummus and rice crackers are a fun fusion snack that will introduce you to Japanese …

Barbecue Baby Back Ribs | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Craving the flavors of a backyard barbecue, but maybe the early May weather isn’t cooperating? This is the recipe for you. The sauce is made the night before from a handful of pantry staples. You can prep the ribs at the same time. Then, when it’s time to cook, a quick stint under the broiler preps …

Ten books to read in May

From a novel that imagines a lost manuscript by JS Bach to a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace on tennis, Jane Ciabattari selects must-read titles for the month ahead.

Books

Designer Aurélie Bidermann’s Fashion Week Guide to Paris

The jewelry designer and native Parisian shares her favorite spots to shop for vintage Chanel, eat a perfect burger, and more.

France

7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

Plants

17 Recipes for a Homemade Dumpling Feast

I could practically live off dumplings—and, thanks to the dollar dumpling joint a few blocks from my house, there have been periods in my life during which I nearly have. I prefer not to think about how many of their pork and chive dumplings I've consumed in the past year and a half, but the total …

25 books that will stick with you and blow your mind

The best books have the potential to stick with you long after you've finished them. Some can even affect how you look at the world.<p>We've put …

15 Little Luxuries for a Comfortable Flight

Back in its golden age, flight was a luxury experience for all who partook: white-glove service, formal dress code, and fresh meals served on fine china. Nowadays, no matter what airline or class you’re flying, those glamorous associations have diminished considerably (with aid from oversold …