Should you trust Facebook with your secret crush?

2019-09-18

Facebook’s FB, -0.08%   flirtation with matchmaking could serve up certain perks for singles, but users should still think twice before sharing intimate data with the scandal-scarred tech giant, privacy experts warn. The social networking site recently debuted Facebook Dating, a service that lets adult Facebook users opt into aRead More →

The dirty secret about most ‘fixer uppers’

2019-09-01

Before you try to become your own dime-store Chip or Joanna Gaines, go back and check the math again on that “fixer upper.” Then maybe check it a third time. That’s the message of a new survey, which found that despite the glamor and plethora of TV programs devoted toRead More →

Victoria’s Secret market share sinks as online brands grow

2019-05-20

Victoria’s Secret’s market share has sunk to 24% in 2018 from 31.7% in 2013, according to the latest U.S. women’s underwear report from Coresight Research, with digitally native brands gaining appeal among shoppers, particularly young women. Victoria’s Secret is the number one women’s lingerie brand in the U.S., leading aRead More →

The secret money lesson of fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld

2019-02-23

The death of fashion legend Karl Lagerfeld belongs on the fashion and lifestyle pages, not the financial pages — right? After all, Lagerfeld was a well-heeled European fashion designer. He wore a pony-tail and hung out with his cat. What could he possibly teach us about making money compared toRead More →