2019-02-16 18:30:00| The Economic Times
Corporate museums: How Indian cos are celebrating their brand heritageCorporate museums help companies connect with their past and reach out to employees and the public for a brighter future.
2019-02-15 07:00:09| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
BBC Planet seeks to capitalise on Attenboroughs warnings about ecological catastropheThe BBC is launching a sustainable fashion and lifestyle brand based on its Blue Planet and Planet Earth series, in an effort to capitalise on viewers inspired by the shows and presenter David Attenboroughs warnings about the effect humankind is having on the world.Eco-friendly clothing, homewares and books are being rolled out under the umbrella of BBC Planet, which will act as a kind of kitemark for those who want to change their buying habits and choose more sustainably made products. Continue reading...
2019-02-14 11:10:35| Fast Company
Argent’s early fans include Hillary Clinton and Kamala Harris Peter Thiel’s venture capital firm, Founders Fund, has a portfolio that includes many of the tech giants that shape our world, including Facebook, Airbnb, Lyft, Spotify, SpaceX, and Postmates. But this week, in a strange twist, Founders Fund led a $4 million investment in a women’s fashion label, Argent.Read Full Story
2019-02-13 09:00:16| Fast Company
Patrick Kelly’s contributions to fashion history aren’t well known, but his work is more relevant than ever. In 1985, celebrated African-American designer Patrick Kelly sent a model down the runway in a white dress printed with a cartoon image of a black face, with large eyes and smiling red lips, and dangly yellow earrings hanging from her ears. The model had coordinating long white gloves with the same pattern, a fan in the shape of the face, and brown heels, imbued with white googly eyes and a red smile, designed by the French shoemaker Maud Frizon.Read Full Story
2019-02-11 22:01:00| Engadget
Apple wasn't joking around when it warned that the Chinese smartphone market gave it grief in the fall. IDC estimated that iPhone shipments fell just shy of 20 percent year-over-year toward the end of 2018, hitting 11.8 million. It's the third cons...