As Donald Trump prepares to take office, the Trump family readies for the transition. Ivanka Trump, the President-elect’s daughter, recently removed herself from her eponymous label as well as from any dealings in the Trump Organization. Though the soon-to-be First Daughter has no official role in the administration, the family has been under pressure to remove any appearance of impropriety. Ivanka’s husband Jared Kushner is also separating himself from his role and ownership of The New York Observer ahead of stepping into the position of senior adviser to the president. Read more on Vamp.
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As doors close across the country, retailers like Apple and Forever 21 are looking for new ways to draw consumers in—and often these efforts go far beyond the products on the shelves.Read more
The average freight rates for shipping goods around the world are making minimal declines, but rates are still considerably higher than they were last year.Read more
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Amazon continues to reign e-commerce with its market presence and workplace desirability.Read more
Burberry profits and revenue fall as Bailey transitions, and New York and Company looks to steady the ship.Read more