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Celine's Phoebe Philo Makes the Honor Roll! Plus Other Fashion Folks Who've Been Awarded an OBE.

Congratulations are in order this morning for Celine creative director Phoebe Philo, who was just awarded an OBE, an Officer of the Order of the British Empire, at Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honors.<p>Philo, a graduate of London's Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, started her …

Hot Collars

This chic shirt is customized just for you.<p>We would never say we're picky, that sounds unfortunate, but we are certainly particular. So, there's something inherently appealing about just about anything personalized for us. DRESSHIRT by Marieclaire St John took the best part of a well-fitted men's …

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Be Like Bey: Shop Her Video Album

From playing a pageant queen, to exotic dancer, to marching down the street with her gang of hot supermodelsBeyonce old solidified her place at the top of music and fashion. Get her look here.<p>Is it just us, or has Beyonce been on your mind all week? Since she dropped her new album last week with …

Best Ads from Spring 2014

See the most stellar ad campaigns from Spring 2014.<p>With faces ranging from models with buzz to pop superstars and Oscar winners—and the most-in demand photographers behind the lens, ad campaign season is a bit like fashion photography Christmas. See the most stellar of the season.

Business year in review: All the news that’s fit to print (and some that isn’t)

<i>The highs, lows and in-betweens of 2013</i>.<p><b>Top story: How BlackBerry lost World War Z</b><br>BlackBerry Ltd. started 2013 on such a promising note, and may well have ended it that way, too, though only time will tell. The in-between, however, was trying, to say the least. As the year began, chief executive …

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Closing the CEO skills gap

When Toronto-based consultant Nick Forrest meets the chief executive officers he counsels, the first question he asks is how many employees they manage. On average, they say eight, referring to their direct reports.<p>"No, you have 2,500 employees," he will typically reply, "and your success depends …

Today is the year’s best day to buy a car

5-4-3-2-1-Happy new car! Yes, it turns out New Year’s Eve is the best day of the year to buy a car.<p>Why? Dealers and automakers want to meet year-end …

General Motors

Netflix tests new pricing options

Netflix is testing new price plans for streaming video as it tries to lure more viewers.<p>Among the plans being tested are a $6.99-a-month plan that …

Mobile Devices

Treat your employees like family and watch them grow

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Trying to keep …

10 things not to buy in 2014

<b>1. Cable TV</b><p>Cable television’s heyday is over. Subscribers have been declining since 2004, and analysts say there’s no end in sight. Roughly 54.8 …

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The 10 most viral ads of 2013

Marketers want nothing more than to be contagious.<p>In addition to producing ads, many companies are now in the business of video storytelling in a bid to be passed around online. But who did it best this year?<p>Google Inc., which owns YouTube – the video-sharing site where so many advertisers make …

Scott Barlow’s 5 bold market predictions for 2014

One of the best statements about investing was told to me by former CI fund manager Bill Sterling: "Investing is a probability game, not a certainty game." With this in mind, here are five predictions – where I believe the balance of probabilities lies – for 2014.<p><b>U.S. equities outperform the</b> …

A jumbo mortgage without a jumbo down payment

Private mortgage insurance is slowly starting to creep back into large home loans, adding a new fee for some wealthy borrowers.<p>Traditionally, this …

Finance

Warren Buffett invests $1.4B in pipeline-related company

In yet another oil-related foray, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has paid $1.4 billion US for a business that makes chemicals to improve the …

Investing

5 huge finance stories you probably missed

Slide 1 of 7<p>The big financial stories of 2013 have been hard to miss, be it the surging stock market, the Fed’s policy moves or the Twitter IPO. But …

Stock Markets

Toronto condos: 2014 to be the year of The Big Move | The Star

More than 28,000 condos sold in the preconstruction phase in 2011, the most by far in a single year. Many are unlikely to be completed for another …

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Body language, women and happiness at work: Leah Eichler’s most popular columns in 2013

There's no shortage of debatable topics on workplace culture, from how to engage Gen Y workers to getting more women in the boardroom. Globe columnist Leah Eichler tackled a number of these tough subjects in 2013. Here are some of her most popular Women@Work columns from the past year.<p><b>How Gen Y</b> …

Keep it simple, leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' new Leadership Lab series, where executives and leadership experts share their views and advice about the leadership and management issues of today. There will be a new column every weekday. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Technology was …

The Post-Holiday Sales You've Gotta Shop

Hey, avid smarty-pants shoppers, it's post-Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa shopping season — and you know what that means. It's officially <i>your</i> time. Yes, …