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The new Yelp feature helps identify women-owned business.

Business Features

Yelp Partners With Rebecca Minkoff to Highlight Women-Owned Businesses

The new page attribute launching today is in celebration of women-owned businesses, helping to readily identify them on the site.

clock March 1, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Brex is touted as a "fintech unicorn" in media reports, roughly valued at $1 billion.

Technology

By Start-up for Start-ups: Brex Creates First E-commerce Card

“Fintech unicorn” Brex launches its first corporate credit card for e-commerce start-ups.

clock February 26, 2019Kaley Roshitsh

Inside The Place London boutique in Paris.

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: The Place London Opens in Paris, Near the Odéon Theatre

Simon Burstein’s latest shop opening also marks his relaunch of cult Seventies brand Newman jeans.

clock January 22, 2019Samantha Conti

SAP and Qualtrics in a $8 billion deal.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In a Move to Take on Salesforce, SAP Acquires Qualtrics

SAP announced its acquisition of Qualtrics International Inc. today in a deal for $8 billion in cash.

clock November 12, 2018Kaley Roshitsh

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Business Features

WWD List: Honolulu Takes Top Spot in Most Costly City to Do Business

IHS Markit ranked metro areas using a “business cost index.”

clock August 7, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

A Chinese Factory Machine Operator Working at a Textile Manufacturing Factory in Beijing China 19 December 2011 China's Manufacturing Activity Fell in December As Crises in the Us and Europe Drag on the Economy According to Data Released on 15 December Chinese Economists Have Forecast Economic Growth of About 8 5 Per Cent Next Year Down From a Projected 9 2 Per Cent This Year China BeijingChina Economy Textile - Dec 2011

Business Features

Economists Temper Global Growth Outlook Amid Trade Wars, Political Uncertainties

The top economic analysts at IHS Markit revised their global economic outlook.

clock July 23, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Human Resources

The Future of Fashion Hiring Is Fast, Digital and Diverse

Industry experts see data and AI also reshaping hiring practices.

clock June 13, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Financial

Gender Bias Permeates VC Funding, Still

Despite an onslaught of women empowerment initiatives and media focus, VC funding continues to be riddled with sexism.

clock May 29, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Technology

CEOs Embrace Digital Business (Finally)

It’s been a long, rocky road, but executives are finally seeing the promise of cloud-based solutions, communications and operations.

clock May 1, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

Financial

Mastercard Contributes $100 Million Installment to Inclusive Growth Fund

The initiative is aimed at reducing income and information inequality while bolstering financial inclusion and workforce skills.

clock April 11, 2018Elizabeth Doupnik

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Beauty Features

Inter Parfums Inks Graff Diamonds Fragrance License Deal

In 2017, Graff acquired the world’s largest diamond.

clock April 4, 2018Allison Collins

Julep, Clark's Botanicals and Laura Geller products.

Beauty Features

Nancy Bernardini Joins Glansaol as CEO; Alan Ennis Now Chairman

Glansaol owns Laura Geller, Julep and Clark’s Botanicals.

clock April 4, 2018Allison Collins

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Financial

Female Founders Fund Brings Women-Run Businesses Into the Fold

The investment firm aims to deliver holistic services to companies in its portfolio.

clock October 12, 2017Elizabeth Doupnik

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Business Features

John Varvatos COO on the Art and Science of Inventory Management

Guy Sommerhalder discusses the convergence of merchandising and warehouse management.

clock June 14, 2017Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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Business Features

Outperforming the Competition by Creating a ‘Great Place to Work’

Chinwe Onyeagoro, president of Great Place to Work, explains.

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