Saudi Women Now Allowed to Sell Lingerie

Saudi Arabia is on the cusp of great social change: women are for the first time being permitted to work outside the home as sales clerks in shops that serve a female clientele. Women in Saudi Arabia have long been barred from working in retail, lest they have to interact with male customers who are not relatives,… » 1/23/12 6:30pm 1/23/12 6:30pm

Saudi Arabia Says Goodbye To Male Lingerie Salesmen

Talking to a saleswoman about your underwear is often a bit awkward, but it could be much worse. To replicate the Saudi Arabian bra-buying experience, you'd have to find a middle-aged male Victoria's Secret salesman and ask him to guess your bra size and describe the fit of a lacy panty. For years, women in the country … » 9/12/11 10:30am 9/12/11 10:30am