Trump: With TikTok Deal, ByteDance Is Out or Deal Is Dead

Who will control TikTok? The principals in the deal disagree — including the president.

clock 11hAdriana Lee



Judge Temporarily Blocks WeChat Ban

A federal judge halts Trump administration’s WeChat ban, set for Sunday night, citing questions of constitutionality.

clock September 20, 2020Adriana Lee

The Oracle-Walmart-TikTok deal includes plans for the formation of a new TikTok Global.


Trump OKs TikTok Deal ‘In Concept,’ Stays Sunday Ban

Trumps gives blessing to the Oracle-TikTok deal, Commerce Department delays Sunday ban and the emergence of TikTok Global gets confirmed.

clock September 20, 2020Adriana Lee



What TikTok’s Ban Means for Retail

With TikTok’s time in app stores running out, brands struggling under the pandemic may lose a key lifeline to Gen Z consumers.

clock September 18, 2020Adriana Lee



TikTok, WeChat Banned Sunday Under Trump Order

New downloads of TikTok are banned starting Sunday, but it may be able to avoid a full ban starting next month. WeChat has no such option.

clock September 18, 2020Kali Hays

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New Consumer Behavior Study Reveals Thrifty Is Attractive

Data from Honey provides insights into how Americans are changing how they shop and showcase thriftiness.

clock September 16, 2020Alexandra Pastore



TikTok Will Sell to Oracle, Reports Say

Microsoft’s officially off the table, making Oracle’s purchase of the social video app look like an inevitability.

clock September 14, 2020Adriana Lee

Portraits of Jennifer Lopez, Billie Eilish, Leonardo DiCaprio and More on Auction to Benefit COVID-19 Relief

Beauty Features

By the Numbers: E-girls Overtake Google Search

The e-girl aesthetic dominating TikTok is seeing an explosion in Internet searches, too.

clock September 11, 2020James Manso

Alice + Olivia is one of the brand partners for TikTok's new Fashion Month programming.


EXCLUSIVE: TikTok Holds Its Own Fashion Month

TikTok looks to cement its place as a fashion destination, with a monthlong schedule of online runway shows, styling tips and even an after party.

clock September 10, 2020Adriana Lee

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Beauty Features

Madison Beer Fronts New Morphe Collection

The influencer’s collection with the makeup brand was inspired by her new album.

clock September 8, 2020Emily Burns

American Eagle is launching a branded dance challenge using Snap's new 2-D body tracking tool.


EXCLUSIVE: American Eagle Debuts Snapchat Dance Challenge

American Eagle launches the first brand-sponsored campaign to use Snap’s 2-D body-tracking tech. 

clock September 3, 2020Adriana Lee

Kim Kardashian West Skims Shapewear


Kim Kardashian West’s Skims Celebrates One-year Anniversary

The new shapewear campaign features Rumer Willis, Amelia Gray, Delilah Belle Hamlin, Addison Rae, Lala Anthony and Jodie Turner-Smith, among others.

clock September 1, 2020Kellie Ell

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Walmart Confirms Microsoft Partnership in Bid to Buy TikTok

In the race to buy TikTok, joining forces brings important things to the table for both Walmart and Microsoft.

clock August 27, 2020Adriana Lee



TikTok CEO Quits as Company Prepares for Trump Fight

TikTok’s turbulence continues, as ceo Kevin Mayer leaves after 100 days on the job.

clock August 27, 2020Adriana Lee



TikTok’s Lawsuit Against Trump Administration Is On

The social media company said the president’s executive order may “strip the rights” of its community.

clock August 24, 2020Adriana Lee

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Exclusive: Saks Hires First Diversity and Inclusion Officer

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