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Fashion brands — including several L.A. retailers — are dying off as consumer habits change

March 20, 2017 |

American Apparel bit the dust. So did Nasty Gal. BCBG Max Azria filed for bankruptcy, along with teen retailer Wet Seal.

The fashion industry has long been a fickle beast, with trends rising and dying sometimes in the space of weeks. But changing consumer habits — including the emergence of e-commerce…


L.A. Times – Business

Shopping habits are changing, and teen-oriented retailers like Wet Seal are among the casualties

January 28, 2017 |

Orange County’s Wet Seal Inc. has apparently become the latest retailer to close its doors for good in a spate of mall-shop shutdowns. 

The teen-oriented retailer filed a notice with the state on Jan. 20 that it was firing 148 employees in Irvine, where it is headquartered, in what it described…


L.A. Times – Business

10 Healthy Habits You Don’t Really Need to Do

October 25, 2016 |

Life is short, time is precious, and these bromides mean we simply shouldn’t be wasting our efforts on what the Guardian calls “pointless” and “useless” habits we’ve apparently been brainwashed into adopting. Inspired by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges’ list of 40 medical treatments that people should dismiss— City…
Newser

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

October 24, 2016 |

It’s never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just…


L.A. Times – Business

3 Daily Habits Of Peak Performers, According To Michael Phelps’ Coach

May 24, 2016 |

A person can be blessed with raw talent (or an eighty-inch wingspan like Michael Phelps), but nobody can achieve excellence without putting in hours and hours of practice.
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12 Habits Of Genuine People

May 11, 2016 |

Genuine people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. These are the unique habits that cause them to radiate with energy and confidence.
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7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

April 16, 2016 |

The brain is your most valuable organ. Here’s what we know about how to treat it well.
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How To Train Your Human: Designing For Healthier Habits

February 21, 2016 |

unnamed (1) Cues, such as boredom, hunger, an activity, a time, or an emotion trigger us to do certain actions or routines. When we complete that routine, we get a physical or an emotional reward. Doing this often enough gets us into a habit forming loop. Read More
TechCrunch

The Morning Habits Of Highly Successful People

February 1, 2016 |

What do “inspirational” people do in the morning? Here are some of the tricks that start their days.
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