Posts Tagged ‘ United States ’

Horse Whisperer

August 12, 2013
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Horse Whisperer

August 12, 2013 6:26pm Chantecaille has staged a crusade for many an endangered species (turtles, tigers, and sharks, oh my!). The latest addition to its menagerie of compacts: wild horses. Because more than 90,000 American wild horses have been forced off federally protected land since 2001 and 22 million acres of their habitat have...

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A Hydrafacial We Can Get Behind

July 10, 2013
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A Hydrafacial We Can Get Behind

July 10, 2013 6:04pm I moved to the United States from Brazil over a decade ago; in all that time, I never found a facialist I’d visit twice. Yes, I’d been to excellent spas all over New York City, but even when they were advertised as “deep cleaning,” the facials never quite delivered. A...

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Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy

June 17, 2013
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Royal baby to give almost £240 million bump to British economy

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – From Union Jack booties to “Born to Rule” sleepwear, the British royal family has joined retailers in offering baby products to mark the arrival of the royal heir. Analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the economy by 240 million pounds. A baby sleepsuit modelled on a guardsman’s...

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Royal baby to give almost $400 million bump to British economy

June 17, 2013
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Royal baby to give almost $400 million bump to British economy

By Belinda Goldsmith LONDON (Reuters) – From Union Jack booties to “Born to Rule” sleepwear, the British royal family has joined retailers in offering baby products to mark the arrival of the royal heir. Analysts estimate the baby fever could boost the economy by 240 million pounds ($380 million). A baby sleepsuit modeled on...

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Heidi Klum puts fashion aside as TV’s ‘Talent’ judge

June 7, 2013
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Heidi Klum puts fashion aside as TV’s ‘Talent’ judge

By Eric Kelsey LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – German supermodel Heidi Klum, who has strutted from the runway to entrepreneur and reality TV host, will now try her hand as a judge on NBC’s television competition show “America’s Got Talent.” Klum, 40, nicknamed “The Body” for her statuesque figure, has carved a career beyond modeling,...

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Multitasking A Holiday Weekend Side Dish

May 24, 2013
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Multitasking A Holiday Weekend Side Dish

May 24, 2013 1:42pm MAIZE / (mayz) / n. / 1. Known in some English-speaking countries as “corn,” a plant with large stalks that produces a kerneled grain domesticated by indigenous people in Mesoamerica dating back to prehistoric times; / n. / 2. A sugar-rich, edible starch that is readily distilled into a grain...

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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

February 4, 2013
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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hennes & Mauritz , the world’s No.2 fashion retailer, posted an unexpected drop in quarterly earnings, hit by competition in tough European markets and the cost of its expansion drive to take on bigger rival Inditex. The Swedish group does the bulk of its business in Europe, where the region’s debt...

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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

February 3, 2013
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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hennes & Mauritz , the world’s No.2 fashion retailer, posted an unexpected drop in quarterly earnings, hit by competition in tough European markets and the cost of its expansion drive to take on bigger rival Inditex. The Swedish group does the bulk of its business in Europe, where the region’s debt...

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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

February 3, 2013
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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hennes & Mauritz , the world’s No.2 fashion retailer, posted an unexpected drop in quarterly earnings, hit by competition in tough European markets and the cost of its expansion drive to take on bigger rival Inditex. The Swedish group does the bulk of its business in Europe, where the region’s debt...

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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

February 3, 2013
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Expansion costs hit H&M earnings

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Hennes & Mauritz , the world’s No.2 fashion retailer, posted an unexpected drop in quarterly earnings, hit by competition in tough European markets and the cost of its expansion drive to take on bigger rival Inditex. The Swedish group does the bulk of its business in Europe, where the region’s debt...

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