NEW YORK — This year’s Christmas will be a "solid base hit" rather than the home run for which retailers might still be hoping.
This was the metaphor advanced by U.S. Bancorp Piper Jaffray senior research analyst Jeffrey Klinefelter, who projected fourth-quarter same-store sales of 3.2 percent led by a 3.4 percent uptick among mass merchants.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)