Sjon is the third artist to contribute to The Future Library.


Icelandic Novelist Sjón to Write for The Future Library, Praises Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

After weeks of research, reading and trying out ideas, the novelist retreats to a fisherman’s hut to write for 16 hours a day.

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Lauder Family Talks State of the Beauty Market at BCRF Luncheon

The event raised more than $2 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, founded by Evelyn Lauder.

– 9m

Amazon third quarter shipping costs


Amazon Sales, Spending on Shipping Jump

The company gained additional market share in the third quarter, but profits disappointed.

– 39m

A Sears storefront.


Edward Lampert Blogs on Enhancement to Sears Loyalty Program

Points earned are for redemption at Sears, Kmart and Shop Your Way purchases.

– 44m

Her Velvet Vase's Vanity Fair pleated skirt.


Her Velvet Vase Opens Holiday Pop-up Shop

A Singaporean fashion blogshop adapts to U.S. e-commerce.

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Wal-Mart wants to win the holiday season with rollbacks and service.


Retailers Primed for Holiday Battle

Retailers hope promises of price reductions and better service lure holiday customers.

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How Designow Is Helping New Fashion Designers Succeed

The new site is akin to a Kickstarter for fashion designers.

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Meet Generation D, the Next Consumer Demographic

Current adolescents aged 12 to 19 make up the next major consumer demographic, and they’re driven by strong activist tendencies.

– 2h

Unifi's Repreve plant.


Unifi Net Income Increases 17.5 Percent in First Quarter

Net sales dipped 1.4 percent to $160 million in the quarter compared to net sales of $162.2 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2016.

– 2h


And the Survey Says, Presidential Election a Downer for Consumer Spending

Politics have created uncertainty and depressed the mood to spend.

– 2h

twitter layoffs 9 percent


Twitter Cuts Staff, Simplifies Advertising Efforts

The job cuts and restructuring at Twitter are primarily in the company’s sales, partnerships and marketing departments.

– 2h

A look from Deveaux and F.S.Z., which will be offered on Continuum


Liberty Fairs Creates E-commerce Site With Farfetch

Called Continuum, the store will launch on Thursday with around 25 brands.

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