Trends

Either Kourtney Kardashian Doesn't Know How Swimsuits Work or She's Trying to Start a New Trend

She looks great either way.<p>It's no secret that the Kardashian-Jenner sisters are big fans of showing a little underboob—something Kourtney Kardashian has been embracing full force during her vacation in Mexico this week.<p>But rather than expose a little underboob in a crop top or cutout dress, the …

Fashion

9 Bridal Trends You'll See Everywhere Next Spring

The latest crop of wedding dresses just rolled out, and these will all be available for the Spring 2018 bride. While there's a lot to see here, all …

Fashion Trends

Personalize the Retail Shopping Experience With These 4 High-Tech Tools

When most people think of a high-tech shopping experience, online shopping comes to mind. For years, the ecommerce shopping experience has evolved to …

eCommerce

Big Brands Feel Pain as Consumers Pull Back -- WSJ

Procter & Gamble Co. and PepsiCo Inc. posted lackluster sales in the most recent quarter as producers of some of America's biggest consumer products struggle to give shoppers what they want.<p>The two companies, which make everything from soda and chips to diapers and toothpaste, said Wednesday that …

Markets

Researchers: Use Coachella, Burning Man to Test New Concepts

Consumers are flocking to festivals to meet other members of their “tribe,” which cuts across generations as people are drawn together by various …

Electronic Music

It was only a matter of time before ‘manicorns’ came to be

In these unicorn-obsessed times, it’s not enough to slurp a technicolor Frappuccino (or latte). You have to look the part, too — as this dude does, …

Beauty Trends

Online function gives singers fun options

Beijing ThunderStone Technology Co Ltd, one of the largest karaoke system suppliers in China, is gearing up its expansion of online-to-offline or O2O …

Tech Trends

Convenience the byword for retail hotshots

IN retailing, it seems that small is indeed beautiful. Convenience stores have been a rare bright spot in a sector where foot-traffic is slowly being …

eCommerce

The 6 Spring Clothing Trends the Internet Is Most Interested in Right Now

While the onset of spring is a common time for spring cleaning and reorganizing, it's also a natural opportunity plan your wardrobe for the upcoming …

Fashion Trends

The Secret Place I Go for the Best Affordable Outfit Ideas

We all have those people on Instagram we idolize on the down-low, and I'm about to tell you about mine. Her name is Emili Sindlev, she is a stylist …

Fashion

Rainbow Hair Carving Is the Crazy-Cool New Trend Blowing Up Instagram

With so many celebs going super-short with their hair this season, including Kristen Stewart, Katy Perry, Amandla Stenberg, and Zoë Kravitz, the rainbow hair carving trend couldn't have come at a better time. According to Buzzfeed, the style was started by Pasadena-based hairstylist Janine Ker. Ker …

Beauty Trends

Share more, not less, with the overlords of the internet

Not surprisingly, many consumers are extremely uneasy about how data firms are handling their personal data. A recent study reveals that more than 60 …

Privacy

Online retail growth reflects changing consumption

China's online retail sales posted robust growth in the first quarter of the year, reflecting a changing consumption pattern, official data …

eCommerce

Uh, someone got a haircut with an ax, which is actually a scary new trend

We’re all about remaining on the cutting edge of hair styling techniques, but we don’t think we’d go as far as asking the stylist to take off a few …

Fashion Trends

One side fits all: 10 of the best asymmetric tops – in pictures

They’re surprisingly easy to wear – and look set to be this season’s bardot top. Try disco gold, gingham with frills, or even frayed denim. Long sleeve, no sleeve, just pick a side

Fashion Trends

18 Pretty Dresses to Wear to Weddings

Don’t you love weddings? The funny toasts, the first dance, the theater of it all. If you have any friends’ weddings (or parties) coming up, here are …

Fashion

Activist shareholders may have their next target — mall retailers

Hedge fund vultures may soon be circling mall retailers for their next big bet.<p>Abercrombie & Fitch, JCPenney and Crocs are among the 27 retailers …

Business

Outback Steakhouse bounces back in 1Q

What a difference a quarter makes.<p>Same-store sales at Outback Steakhouse increased 1.4 percent in the first quarter ended March 26, parent company …

Markets

See Suki Waterhouse's Take on This Major Spring Trend

One of the best parts of dressing for spring is unearthing our rotation of ethereal sundresses and playful separates that felt utterly unwearable in …

Fashion

21 Perfect, Breezy Spring Dresses Under $500

While temps here in New York are still struggling to break past "chilly," it's a generally accepted fact that the season called "spring" is well and …

Fashion

Amazon Echo users can now make calls over the device, thanks to a new phone platform integration

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Amazon Echo users can now make calls over the device, thanks to the Alexa voice assistant's integration with the Dialpad cloud-based business phone platform, TechCrunch …

Internet of Things

10 HR Trends [infographic]

<i>Illustrations: Studio Fee Overbeeke</i><p>HR Trends for 2017:<p><i>The HR Trend Institute detects, follows and encourages smart and creative use of trends in the</i> …

Human Resources

20 Best Statement Coats

STATEMENT coats are spring’s unexpected outfit game-changer. Once a decadent velvet or disco sequin gown would have been reserved for evening – but …

Fashion

Under Armour's launch at Kohl's was supposed to be its saving grace — but it's looking like a disaster

Kohl's partnership with Under Armour seems not to be working out the way it was intended.<p>When Kohl's announced that Under Armour products were coming to its more than 1,100 stores nationwide on March 1, it seemed like the perfect fusion of two brands coming together to provide what the other was …

Sneakers

Put Your Best Foot Forward With These 7 Summer Shoe Trends

Every Summer, I find myself looking for a new pair of shoes that feel both fresh and on trend.<p>I've learned that flip-flops are solely reserved for …

Shoes

Spring shady: the 10 best sunglasses – in pictures

Tortoiseshell, tinted, octagonal or round – it might not be tropical weather just yet, but you don’t need beating sun to want to wear these specs

Fashion Trends

5 Cute AF Ways To Re-Wear Your Prom Dress

Bonus: they'll all pass the school dress code.<p>Even if you only spent $20 on your prom dress, there's just something soul-crushing about knowing …

Clothing

Street Style Outfits to Copy This Spring

Created by ELLE for From ELLE for<p>New ways to mix, not match.<p>Spring cleaning is a dreadful task, but there's one area of the house we'll <i>always</i> happily attack: the closet. If looking through last year's clothes doesn't spark instant joy (hat tip, Marie Kondo), you don't need to chuck everything and …

Fashion Trends

40% Off at Intermix's Sale Is Exactly What Your Spring Wardrobe Needs

Spring better get ready for us because we all are about to look amazing this season, thanks to Intermix. The retailer is having a ridiculously good sale that lets shoppers take 40 percent off of items that are already marked down. And the brand added new markdowns for a limited time, so there are …

Fashion Trends

Helix Tattoos Are the Adorable New Trend Guaranteed to Replace Your Earrings

If you didn't have pierced ears growing up and found yourself jealous of your trendy toddler friends with studs, this new trend is the ultimate way …

Fashion Trends