BUSINESS | Barneys Show It’s Getting Together To Sell A $4.280 Dress

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - The slew of value- and mind-price retailers that have entered bankruptcy in recent years is getting some posh company. Barneys New York, the upscale department store, said Tuesday that it had filed for Chapter II bankruptcy protection after reports that it was seeking a lifeline as it grappled with high rents … Continue reading BUSINESS | Barneys Show It’s Getting Together To Sell A $4.280 Dress

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BUSINESS| Romania Plans Anti-Obesity Tax On Sugary Drinks

Bucharest, ROMANIA, August 6, 2019 - Romania announced Tuesday pans to levy a tax on sugary soft drinks to combat obesity, following the lead of other European countries such as France. “This tax is aimed at discouraging consumption (of sugary drinks) and increasing public revenues, which could be spent on health and education” the finance … Continue reading BUSINESS| Romania Plans Anti-Obesity Tax On Sugary Drinks

LIFESTYLE | Robert De Niro And Chef Nobu Matshuhisa Share Their Hospitality Secrets

New York, SUA – these days, it seems like every celebrity is launching a lifestyle brand. But what it does it take to not just use star power to get some initial press and to really keep a company going for a quarter of a century. That’s a question we posed to business partners Robert … Continue reading LIFESTYLE | Robert De Niro And Chef Nobu Matshuhisa Share Their Hospitality Secrets

EMIRATES | Under Fore, Swiss Minister Dumps Philip Morris As Expo Sponsor

Zurich, Switzerland – Switzerland scrapped a 1.8 million Swiss franc sponsorship deal with Philip Morris International for the country’s pavilion at Expo 2020 in Dubai after being widely criticized for taking tobacco money to promote its image abroad. Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis made the decision so as “not to undermine the primary objective of the … Continue reading EMIRATES | Under Fore, Swiss Minister Dumps Philip Morris As Expo Sponsor

KSA | Saudi Allows Two Firms To Test Computerized Investment Advice

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s capital market regulator on Tuesday approved two companies to test using robo-advisory services, or computer-generated advice for investors, as part of moves by the Arab world’s biggest economy to encourage the use of financial technology. The approvals for Washed Capital and Haseed Investing Co come after the Saudi Central … Continue reading KSA | Saudi Allows Two Firms To Test Computerized Investment Advice

BUSINESS | 2019 Mercedes – Benz G – class Diesel – Why They Should Offer It Stateside

LOS Angeles, SUA - The Mercedes – Benz G – Class is a legendary off –roader. You can spot the vehicle’s iconic silhouette from a mile away, with a signature box military – like body style and circular LED daytime running lights. In 2018, Mercedes fully redesigned and updated the G-Class, bringing its interior up … Continue reading BUSINESS | 2019 Mercedes – Benz G – class Diesel – Why They Should Offer It Stateside

FASHION | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”

Six month after a New York federal court ordered Castco to pay up $25 million for using Tiffany & Co.’s name on non-Tiffany & Co. engagement rings, the famed New York – based jewelry company has asked the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the lower court’s decision. Tiffany & Co. – which describes … Continue reading FASHION | Tiffany & Co. Asks Appeals Court To Uphold Lower Court’s Decision, Despite Castco’s “False Narrative” & “Mischaracterizations”