Fashion

India's Snapdeal Ends Talks For Sale To Flipkart

MUMBAI, India — Indian e-commerce firm Snapdeal on Monday said it was ending all talks regarding a sale to bigger rival Flipkart and would remain independent, bringing down the curtain on months of negotiations around the deal valued at up to $ 950 million. The board of Jasper Infotech, which runs Snapdeal, had in-principle agreed to Flipkart’s revised buyout bid ...

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YSL Beauté Taps Zoë Kravitz as Global Ambassador

PARIS, France — YSL Beauté has tapped Zoë Kravitz as its newest global makeup ambassador. In her new role, the singer-actress — who boasts an Instagram following of three million — will front global makeup campaigns for the brand, with her first debuting later this summer. The announcement marks the beauty brand’s first ambassador appointment since 

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China’s Store of the Future Has No Checkout, No Cash and No Staff

SHANGHAI, China — High-tech automated convenience stores are infiltrating Beijing and Shanghai. One of them, BingoBox, launched in several neighbourhoods early this month, offering shelves lined with instant noodles, beer and traditional snacks. Inside there is also a microwave, a shared mobile phone charger, a freezer and a soy milk machine. But one thing is noticeably missing — the staff. ...

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Choire Sicha Named Editor of The New York Times Styles Section

NEW YORK, United States — Former Gawker editor Choire Sicha has been named editor of the New York Times Styles section, multiple sources have confirmed to BoF. (A spokesperson for the Times would not confirm or comment. Sicha did not respond to an email request for comment.) The news, first reported by Vanity Fair, confirms industry chatter that Sicha, currently ...

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