Month: December 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, as well as three other Democratic Presidential hopefuls Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, Gov. Jay Inslee and react to questions during the Daily Kos/Netroots Nation candidate forum, at the Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA, on July 13, 2019. Bastiaan Slabbers | NurPhoto | Getty Images A new study from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton
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Pedestrians seen walking past Canadian athletic apparel retailer Lululemon in Shanghai. Alex Tai | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Lululemon on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and sales that topped analysts’ estimates, as more shoppers around the world picked up its yoga pants and sports bras. And its men’s business continued to grow. But
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GameStop cut its full-year profit forecast on Tuesday as the video-game retailer struggles with customers delaying console purchases ahead of new launches and a shift to digital downloads of games, sending its shares plunging 20%. The company, which gained popularity by selling video games for Atari consoles in the 1980s, now also faces the rise
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At the Dead Sea, travelers slather thick, mineral-rich mud onto their bodies and bake under the sun. In India, hot stones are strategically placed along the spine. From Iceland to New Zealand, people luxuriate in steaming natural hot springs. And in Morocco? Travelers are buried alive in sweltering hot sand in the name of health
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Desmond Chang has spent much of the past year in steaming kitchens and pungent food production facilities scattered around Chengdu — arguably the city with the spiciest cuisine on the planet. In all-night sessions over hotpots and baijiu (a potent alcoholic spirit), he conspired with local residents Xu Fan and Yang Wen to make this
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Ulta Beauty beat quarterly profit estimates on Thursday, driven by sales of higher-margin cosmetics products, sending the retailer’s shares up over 11% in extended trading. The near 30-year-old company has capitalized on booming demand for celebrity-led beauty brands, which are usually priced at a premium, and has attributed cosmetics lines from Kylie Jenner and YouTuber
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What to buy for the frequent-flying road warrior who sees it all in their travels? Here are creative gadgets that can make upcoming 2020 travel that much more comfortable. Wireless earphones: Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost Nuheara IQbuds Boost Courtesy of Nuheara. Eliminate the endless noise pollution of airports, planes, trains and city life with these wireless
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CrowdStrike released fiscal third-quarter 2020 results Thursday, and it beat on both the top and bottom lines. The stock fluctuated in after-hours trading on Thursday. It was up as much as 3.5% late in the afternoon. Here’s how the company did versus expectations: Loss per share: 7 cents vs. 11 cents expected, per Refinitiv estimates
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Zoom CEO Eric Yuan speaks at the Dropbox Work In Progress Conference in San Francisco on September 25, 2019. Matt Winkelmeyer | Getty Images for Dropbox Shares of video conference software company Zoom initially rose but then fell as much as 11% Thursday after the company issued fiscal third-quarter earnings that surpassed estimates, revealing slowing growth.
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Charles Taylor | Getty Images There are less than four weeks left in the year, and your chances of a holiday gift at work are looking pretty good. About 2 in 3 companies anticipate giving workers a year-end bonus or perk, according to new data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas. The Chicago-based recruiting firm polled 250
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A shopper carries a Tiffany & Co. retail bag on Fifth Avenue in New York, May 30, 2019. Victor J. Blue | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tiffany shares were down slightly on Thursday after the luxury jeweler reported earnings and revenue that fell short of analyst expectations. Here’s what Tiffany reported compared with what analysts
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A shopper at a Dollar General store Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images Discount store operator Dollar General raised its full-year profit forecast on Thursday after reporting its best quarterly same-store sales rise in nearly five years, benefiting from a wider selection of products and revamped stores. Shares of the company rose about 5% in
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RH, the company formerly known as Restoration Hardware, posted fiscal third-quarter earnings Wednesday that topped analysts’ estimates, but left its forecast for the current quarter largely unchanged. RH shares were recently trading slightly higher in extended trading Wednesday, but the stock had been down earlier. Here’s how the company with Wall Street’s expectations, according to
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Slack Technologies Inc. CEO Stewart Butterfield stands on the trading floor during the company’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S. June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Slack shares rose about 2% in extended trading on Wednesday after the developer of the popular work messaging app reported better-than-expected quarterly
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