Obama Campaign Clarifies that Mitt Romney Did Not Rape any Companies

This week, it seems like everyone in a tie or smart business shirt has been jabbering on about how or if Mitt Romney's record as a Professional Millionaire at Bain Capital reflects poorly on his ability to be a job creating President. And while the Obama campaign has been sticking to the line that Romney's record as a… » 5/22/12 7:00pm 5/22/12 7:00pm

Dov Charney Got A $1.1 Million Bonus Last Year

As American Apparel flirted with bankruptcy, suffered declining sales, got sued by Woody Allen, lost many of its workers following an immigration raid, and defended yet more sexual-harassment lawsuits, Dov Charney's performance was apparently so stellar he deserved a bonus. » 10/27/10 6:10pm 10/27/10 6:10pm

American Beauty: A Brief History Of Abercrombie's Hiring Practices

An Abercrombie & Fitch employee in northern California is alleging she was fired for refusing to remove her hijab, or headscarf marking her Muslim observance. Abercrombie's pursuit of a homogeneous army of "perfect" employees appears to have snared it again! » 2/25/10 11:00am 2/25/10 11:00am

The PedEgg: Saving Your Soles And Your Cents

There are few certainties in this crazy world of ours, but there are some things you can always count on: the sun always rises, the moon is there, even when you can't see it, and the hands on the clock will keep moving, whether you want them to or not. Oh, and also: if you're watching television on a Saturday morning,… » 10/11/08 12:45pm 10/11/08 12:45pm

Buying Beauty: Women Won't Pinch Pennies When It Comes To Cosmetics

Brandweek's Jim Edwards has an article out today that claims that even in the face of economic crisis, sales of high-priced beauty treatments, such as $1000 tubs of La Prairie skin creams and vanity Botox injections, are actually on the rise. » 10/05/08 3:30pm 10/05/08 3:30pm "That is the high-end beauty category in a nutshell," Edwards notes, "Everyone…