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Gucci Has Officially Banned Fur From Its Collections

Gucci has officially ruled out fur from all of its future collections. The move comes as part of the Italian luxury brand's allegiance with the Fur …

Gucci's Most Affordable Sneakers Can Now Be Personalized With Your Initials

This article originally appeared on Travel and Leisure. For more stories like this, visit travelandleisure.com.<p>Each product we feature has been …

Personal Finance

Apple's Appalling Ethics

Earlier this year, Apple announced that it had hired an outside organization to investigate charges of forced overtime, child labor, and other miserable working conditions at the Chinese factories that make many of its i-toys. Then, just a few days ago, came a <i>New York Times</i> investigation into the …

6 Reasons Apple Is So Successful

One of the more interesting questions I get asked about as an industry analyst who’s followed Apple since 1981 is why Apple is so successful. It’s an …

'Hypocritical' Nike is slammed for politically correct ad which promotes diversity despite claims that the firm mistreats its workers in poor countries

• <b>Nike released the short film as part of the company's new 'EQUALITY' campaign</b>• <b><br>But people have criticized it for being hypocritical over low-paid</b> …

Nike to stop selling golf equipment

<b>Nike will stop selling golf clubs, balls and bags after years of falling sales at its golf division.</b><p>But the company said it would "accelerate innovation" in golf footwear and clothes.<p>Nike invested heavily in golf during the late 1990s with its sponsorship of Tiger Woods, giving him his first …

Ferrero prevails in 3D trademark dispute with Polish confectioner BMB

The EU General Court has ruled in Ferreroâs favor in a 3D trademark dispute with Polish confectionery firm BMB.

Nike launches hijab for female Muslim athletes

US-based company becomes the first large sportswear brand to manufacture a performance hijab<p>Nike has taken another step into the lucrative Islamic clothing market by unveiling a hijab designed for female Muslim athletes.<p>Nike is launching a hijab collection line for Muslim female athletes. This is …

Hijab

Ferrero plant takes 'another big step'

Ferrero Canada Ltd. is getting $11 million from the provincial government to support a $90-million expansion project at the chocolate and …

Ferrero’s Nutella says ‘Hello World’ to global travellers | Travel Retail Business

<b>In a string of new initiatives from Ferrero Travel Market, the company is now set to launch new Nutella platform, ‘Hello World’, that will be rolled</b> …

Ferrero to Acquire U.S. Confectionary Company Ferrara

LUXEMBOURG & OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ferrero Group (“Ferrero”), a global confectionary group, today announced a definitive …

Family Business

Ferrero and Unilever will create Kinder ice cream together

Italian <b>Ferrero</b> has struck a deal with <b>Unilever</b> to create Kinder ice cream. Unilever already has plenty of experience in that area, with Magnum as one …

Tiger Woods arrest is latest problem for Nike

Good news for Nike: One of its most famous endorsers, LeBron James, is about to appear in his seventh straight NBA Finals. His Cleveland Cavaliers will attempt to repeat as champs -- and are taking on the Golden State Warriors once again.<p>Bad news for Nike: An arguably better-known spokesman, Tiger …

Apple Music tunes are now available inside Facebook Messenger

We've known for a while that both Spotify and Apple Music were coming to Facebook Messenger. Spotify was integrated as a chat extension this past August with an AI-powered group playlist feature. Now Apple Music is getting its own presence as the streaming music service has officially launched …

Louis Vuitton Reveal Chapter Two Of Their “Masters” Collaboration With Jeff Koons

Laid eyes on this yesterday but was SWORN to secrecy by the people at Louis Vuitton (papers, NDAs, <i>everything</i>) – but now *thank the fashion gods* all …

Sony's new coloring book lets you take crayons to PlayStation mascots

It usually takes years toiling away with 3D modeling programs at development studios before you can redesign some of video gaming's biggest names, but thanks to Sony's new PlayStation coloring book, you can make a stab at it with some crayons and a bit of creativity. The Art for the Players book, …

Amazon has a chance to redefine corporate responsibility

Amazon's search for a second headquarters presents the opportunity to take seriously the much-abused concept of corporate social responsibility.<p>The …

The eight most outrageous things cities did to lure Amazon for HQ2

All the applications are in<p>Bids for Amazon’s second headquarters are due today, and all the vying North American cities interested in luring Amazon’s business have sent in their pitches. While some more conventional cities like Charlotte, North Carolina, offered up proposals of 20 possible …

Kansas City

Amazon is opening a Tokyo pop-up bar to promote booze sales

Amazon <i>loves</i> dealing with booze in Japan. In 2016, it launched a free Sommelier service for those who just can't choose which wine to buy. Now, it's opening a pop-up bar in Ginza, Tokyo's high fashion center and home to its ritziest establishments, to promote liquors sold on its local website. The …

Japan

Louis Vuitton’s Exhibition is As Gorgeous As You’d Expect

On October 27 through January 7, Louis Vuitton’s rich history comes to life through a comprehensive installation in downtown Manhattan. On display at …

Louis Vuitton Explores the History of Travel

"Volez, Voguez, Voyagez" recalls the golden age<p>“It is absolutely not an <i>art de vivre</i> to travel today,” says Olivier Saillard, the curator of Louis Vuitton’s "Volez, Voguez, Voyagez" exhibition, which originated in Paris and opens at the former American Stock Exchange Building in New York City today. …

163 years of Louis Vuitton glamour, now on display at this must-see exhibition

"Volez, Voguez, Voyagez" opens today in New York City<p>This fall, the history of iconic fashion brand Louis Vuitton is on full display in a new exhibit …

Billions in tax breaks offered to Amazon for second headquarters

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is receiving offers of billions of dollars in tax breaks and other subsidies from cities and states across North America that are participating in a company contest to pick a location for its second headquarters.<p>Elected officials are eager for the $5 billion-plus …

Taxes

EA7 Emporio Armani to Sponsor Milan’s Marathon Again

The brand will outfit the runners taking part in the sport event scheduled on April 8.<p><b>RUN BABY RUN:</b> EA7 Emporio Armani will be the title and …

Emporio Armani

Sony pulls Android Nougat update for Xperia Z5, Z3+ and Z4 tablet family

The company says it will resume the rollout as soon as possible.<p>Sony has pulled the Android Nougat update for the Xperia Z5 series devices …

Amazon’s second headquarters could bring 50,000 jobs to Newark

As cities across the nation join in the race for Amazon to build its second headquarters, Newark is among those hoping the retail giant will become …

Louis Vuitton Presents Tambur Moon, The First Diamond-Encrusted Poinçon de Genève Pavée Watch

Some 296 diamonds sparkle on the novel Louis Vuitton Tambour Moon Tourbillon Volant Poinçon de Genève Pavée. The case and plate are entirely …

Louis Vuitton

Charge your phone via NFC; Sony just patented phone-to-phone wireless charging

Advertisement<p>Wireless charging is nothing new, even if some companies are still playing the waiting game; NFC is nothing new either (same comment as …