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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

TMZ

Boxer Ricky Hatton Reveals ‘I Tried to Kill Myself Several Times’

December 29, 2016 |

Shocking statements from boxing great Ricky Hatton … who revealed that he was suicidal after his fighting career came to an end … saying, “I tried to kill myself several times.” Hatton was 45-1 as a pro — and fought the likes of Floyd…

TMZ.com

Train Derails in Spain, Killing Several, Injuring Dozens

September 9, 2016 |

A passenger train derailed in Spain’s northwestern Galicia region, killing four people and injuring 47.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Several U.S. states unprepared for a recession: S&P

August 10, 2016 |

A mule truck moves a container in the Port of Miami in MiamiSeveral U.S. states studied by S&P Global Ratings are ill-equipped to deal with an economic recession, hampered by the slow rebound in U.S. economic growth after the damage wrought by the Great Recession. Fiscal imbalances, slower state tax revenue growth and increased spending on social services have contributed to a challenging economic landscape, as real GDP has only increased at 2.1 percent per year since 2009, S&P said in a report issued on Tuesday. Real U.S. GDP growth of 2.43 percent in 2014 and 2015 compared to pre-recession rates of 3.79 percent in 2004 and 3.35 percent in 2005, according to data from the World Bank.



Economy News Headlines – Yahoo! News

No Brexit talks for several months, EU’s Juncker concedes

July 25, 2016 |

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gestures as he waits for his car at the end of the second day of the EU Summit in Brussels, BelgiumBritain will need months of preparation before Brexit talks can start, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday, chiding the government in London for not preparing better for the possibility of a 'Leave' vote. Juncker, who also confirmed Britain would lose unrestricted access to the internal European Union market if it did not accept free movement of workers, said his preference would have been for Brexit talks to start as soon as possible. The British government needs several months to fine-tune its position," Juncker told France 2 television.



Yahoo News – Top Stories

Police Officers Ambushed, Attacked in Several States

July 9, 2016 |

Police say officers have been targeted in Tennessee, Georgia, and Missouri in the aftermath of two high-profile killings of black men by law enforcement, the AP reports. Details: The attack in Tennessee , which left a civilian dead and three others, including one police officer, injured , occurred hours before the killing…
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