As if it weren’t already obvious, several recent moves by Wal-Mart Inc. further underscore the retail giant’s focus on e-commerce and digital, where sales in the second and third quarters, jumped 50 and 60 percent, respectively.
Wal-Mart on Jan. 11 said it will close 63 Sam’s Club stores, which is about 10 percent of the fleet, an announcement that almost got lost in the news that same day about the retailer’s plans to raise the hourly wage of full-time sales associates to $11.
The iconic Tiffany & Co. Fifth Avenue flagship will have a whole new look come 2021, reports @mistywhitesidell . The 10-story store is being expanded and renovated under the vision of chief artistic officer, Reed Krakoff. #wwdnews
“I feel like the [Emmy] nomination is this absurdly generous bonus to something that I’ve already been excited by for quite some time now,” Darren Criss tells @ktauer about his nomination for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, “My general attitude toward life is I hope for everything but expect nothing. But when you’re playing for the Warriors, there’s a good chance you’ll make it to the championships. And I’m not saying I’m Steph Curry, but when you’re on [showrunner] Ryan Murphy’s team, it seems more palpable than ever,” he continues. (Criss previously starred on “Glee,” another Murphy creation, although they didn’t directly work together.) “I feel like I’ve already won the lottery.” Read more in WWD.com (📸: @lexieblacklock ) #wwdeye #darrencriss #americancrimestory #emmys2018