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Sunday Riley Settles With FTC Over Claims They Faked Sephora Reviews

The FTC alleges that Riley told employees to write reviews that were “very enthusiastic without looking like a plant” and to also review other nonskincare products to seem genuine. Riley also allegedly told staffers to “dislike” negative reviews in order to get them hidden or bounced off the site. “After enough

You Too Can Play the Handbag Stock Market

Clair can tell you, for example, that the Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis would sell for almost 100 percent of its original price, for example, but the LV Papillon, a more common style, is closer to 40 percent. And though the data tracking prices through the years is not yet available to

HireVue Uses a Face-Scanning Algorithm to Decide Who to Hire

It has been said that the robots are coming to take your job. Not as much has been said about artificial intelligence being used to sort through job applicants and determine who to hire. A recruiting-technology firm called HireVue does just that. Your next job interview might require you to

Kylie Jenner Trademarks ‘Rise And Shine’ After Meme Breaks New Records

kyliejenner/Instagram It’s the latest meme to conquer the internet: as phones erupt with Kylie Jenner’s morning greeting, she’s making moves to copyright ‘Rise and Shine’.  The 22-year-old Instagram mogul broke the web with the innocuous catchphrase, after video emerged online of her waking up daughter Stormi during a virtual tour of her

Ken Fisher Asked Women to Appear in Ads. Not All Were Happy About It

Late last month, Fisher Investments surprised hundreds of female employees with a last-minute meeting. Jill Hitchcock, a senior executive vice president, made an unusual request: Would they pose for a group picture showing their support for the embattled money manager? The company was in crisis. Ken Fisher, its billionaire founder and chairman,

How investing $150K in Spencer Dinwiddie would actually work

At the end of the 2018 NBA offseason, Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie was hanging out in Los Angeles with Jeremy Adams, a close friend from their days at the University of Colorado. The two played basketball at Boulder, and they share an enthusiasm for the world of blockchain technology

SoftBank clinches deal to take over WeWork

SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) agreed to spend more than $10 billion to take over WeWork, doubling down on an ill-fated investment and paying off its co-founder Adam Neumann to relinquish control, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Adam Neumann, CEO of WeWork, speaks to guests during the

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