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Technology

Adobe Gets Into the Voice Assistant Game

The tech giant recently acquired SaySpring, a platform that creates voice interfaces for Google Home and Amazon Alexa.

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Technology

Citizens of Humanity Homes In on Water and Energy Conservation

Citizens of Humanity zeros in on water and energy conservation and technologies that enable swift manufacturing processes.

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Financial

Gender Bias Sees Women CEOs Face More Activist Investors

An extensive study found the relatively few women who reach the level of ceo are far from immune to cultural ideas of gender roles.

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joined Neiman's already in recovery mode.

Retail

Key to Survival: Department Stores Recruit From a Broader World

Department stores are gambling on talent from other sectors to revive their businesses.

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Retail

EXPERIENCE MATTERS: House of Osman — a Cultural, Commercial and Design Hub — Lands in London

The Fitzrovia town house mirrors Osman Yousefzada’s myriad interests beyond fashion.

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Business Features

France Beset With Strikes, but Retailers Shrug

A series of walkouts and protests over French President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping labor reforms has yet to dent retail sentiment.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Credit-checking Firm Credit2B Sold to Billtrust

Credit2B will operate as an independent subsidiary of Billtrust.

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American Apparel

Retail

American Apparel Ups Ante on Restart With Global E-commerce, Eye on Retail

The fashionable basics brand, after getting on firmer footing in the U.S. market, will now broaden its distribution.

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Media

Google Ad Revenue Climbs, but Pichai Highlights Privacy, News Efforts

Google ceo Sundar Pichai is obviously keeping up with popular issues of “fake news” and data privacy.

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Media

Matrix Awards Honor the #MeToo Movement

“Many of us in this room pride ourselves on understanding what’s going on with women in the workplace. But it turns out that even we didn’t know the half of it.”

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Fashion

Abercrombie & Fitch Points to Progress After Student-Led Protests

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