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Shoes of Prey’s latest business venture cements 2017 as the year of the sneaker

In what could be a sneakerhead’s dream, Australian fashion entrepreneur Jodie Fox is set to launch her new business venture – customisable sneakers. For Shoes of Prey‘s Fox, the online retailer’s latest expansion is an answer to the ever-increasing athleisure and “hyper-personalised” trends, with the sneaker trend increasing by 159 per cent since the first half of 2013, according to fashion forecaster and retail technology company EDITED. Shoes of Prey chief Jodie Fox is expanding into sneakers. Photo: Wayne Taylor The range – set to be a permanent offering – has been on Fox’s “road-map for a…

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News: Antigua open for business following Hurricane Irma

Antigua is back to offering world-class excursions and adventures across the island. Popular activities in Antigua, from Stingray City to zip-lining adventures to safari land tours to cruises, sea circumnavigation and snorkelling tours are available once again following the impact of Hurricane Irma. Tour operators have re-opened after Hurricane Irma and are providing visitors with unforgettable experiences. Restaurants and bars have re-opened including popular beach establishments such as Beach Limers, Coconut Grove, Sheer Rocks, Turners, Darkwood Beach Bar and Restaurant, Trappas, Le Bistro, and the over 150 dining options to…

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Why one woman's 'Need a Mom' business is a revolutionary idea

  “It’s just so nice that somebody is interested in my opinion; that doesn’t happen very often,” an older, wiser friend told me after I thanked her for helping me. ‘Need a Mom’ Nina Keneally charges by the hour to be a sounding board, teach basic domestic skills, and provide life and relationship advice.  Photo: Facebook/Need A Mom NYC My friend said that people stopped asking her opinion when they stopped wanting to have sex with her. Which suggests that they were never really interested in her opinion in the…

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HTC May Spin Off or Sell Its Virtual Reality Business

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. In the early days of Android, HTC carved out a significant space for itself. It brought the first 4G-capable phone to the US (the HTC Evo 4G) and back in 2011 it actually held more market share (24%) than Samsung (21%) or Apple (20%). Over the past six years, however, the company has taken a hammering. Samsung and Apple now dominate the US market with Apple holding a 44.6% market share and Samsung at 28%….

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PS: Kristy Hinze's brother in business strife

Former Australian supermodel Kristy Hinze may be married to one of the wealthiest men on the planet, but all those billions are no good to her brother Guy Hinze and his wife Lauren who have been forced to place their once successful baby goods emporium business into voluntary administration. A notice on the Bubs Baby Shops website on Thursday told customers: “As of Thursday August 17, 2017 Bubs Baby Shops is under voluntary administration and the affairs, business and property of the company is being managed by the administrators Worrells.”…

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Trump disbands business councils after bosses resign

President Trump has said he is scrapping two business councils after more bosses quit over his handling of violent clashes in Virginia. Mr Trump said: “Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both.” It comes after the heads of post-it maker 3M and Campbell Soup announced their resignations on Wednesday. Eight business leaders have withdrawn after the far-right rally last weekend. Businesses have been under pressure to distance themselves from Mr Trump over his handling of the clashes….

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