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This apparel startup fixed the worst part of shopping for clothes in stores — and it could defy retail’s curse

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Reformation, the “cool girl’s” clothing company with stores in New York and Los Angeles, is expanding into brick-and-mortar at a time when retail brands are closing stores across America. And the startup is crushing it. Reformation closed out 2017 with an estimated revenue just over $100 million — a fraction of what legacy brand J.Crew […]

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Even Without El Nino Last Year, Earth Keeps on Warming

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Earth last year wasn’t quite as hot as 2016’s record-shattering mark, but it ranked second or third, depending on who was counting. Either way, scientists say it showed a clear signal of man-made global warming because it was the hottest year they’ve seen without an El Nino boosting temperatures naturally. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

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Samantha Bee addressed the Aziz Ansari story and the backlash against #MeToo: ‘It doesn’t have to ruin your life to be worth speaking out about’

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Samantha Bee addressed the backlash against the #MeToo movement that surfaced this past week after a story about comedian Aziz Ansari came out. Bee said that no one was comparing what Ansari is accused of to rape, and said, “I’m sorry we tattled about that stuff you did on us, even when it was totally […]

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Hyatt Realigns Corporate Leadership Team and Operations

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As a part of the realignment, two executives have decided to transition out of Hyatt later this year as the organization evolves. Global Chief Marketing Officer Maryam Banikarim and Global Head of Capital Strategy, Franchising and Select Service Steve Haggerty will leave Hyatt in the coming months. Their positions will be eliminated upon their departures. […]

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Here’s where Trump’s cabinet went to college

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President Donald Trump’s cabinet has already gone through a couple of changes since Trump took office. Gen. John Kelly has stepped out of his role as Homeland Security secretary in order to become White House chief of staff, and Tom Price resigned from the Department of Health and Human services after using taxpayer money to […]

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Amazon just canceled 3 shows at once: ‘Jean-Claude Van Johnson,’ ‘One Mississippi,’ and ‘I Love Dick’ — here are the others it has dropped

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Amazon had a big night at the 2018 Golden Globes, with high-profile wins for its hit comedy series, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” Then it turned around and canceled three shows at once: “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” “One Mississippi,” and “I Love Dick.” The cancellations come as Amazon continues to clean house after a management shakeup. In […]

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Iconic French actress Brigitte Bardot says the ‘vast majority’ of women who have come forward in the #MeToo movement are ‘hypocritical and ridiculous’

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French film icon Brigitte Bardot called the #MeToo movement “hypocritical and ridiculous” in a new interview with the French magazine Paris Match. The 83-year-old actress said that many actresses claim sexual harassment for publicity. Bardot said that she was “never the victim of sexual harassment.” French actress Brigitte Bardot criticized the #MeToo movement as “hypocritical […]

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Modern PMS: The Ultimate Hotel Revenue Generator – By Jos Schaap

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Every hotel owner and manager strives for the same goal: delight guests while generating significant revenue and profits. But achieving this holy grail often proves elusive. Many hotels still perceive the property management systems (PMS) as a cost center. Quite the contrary. Today’s $modern cloud-based PMS platforms have the potential to increase the productivity of […]

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Wyndham Worldwide to acquire La Quinta for $1.95bn

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Wyndham Worldwide will acquire La Quinta’s hotel franchise and hotel management businesses for $1.95 billion in cash. Under the terms of the agreement, stockholders of La Quinta will receive $8.40 per share in cash (approximately $1 billion in aggregate), and Wyndham Worldwide will repay approximately $715 million of La Quinta debt. read more >>> Source:: […]

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Nando’s just opened a recording studio in the middle of its central London restaurant — and it’s free to use

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Restaurant chain Nando’s has launched a high-tech recording studio in central London. The studio is available to use completely free to successful applicants. The chain has worked with the likes of Stormzy and Ella Eyre to mentor new artists. Cult restaurant chain Nando’s may be known for its peri-peri chicken, but it could soon become […]