July 2018 – 2


Business of Fashion

Uniqlo’s $300 Million Bet on Federer

BoF Team, 6/7/18

‘The deal with Uniqlo, one of the most lucrative in the history of sports, is said to be worth $300 million over 10 years, putting Federer, whose commercial appeal was already unparalleled, significantly ahead of top-earning footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, and NBA star LeBron James, in terms of endorsement income.’

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Business of Fashion

At Paris Couture, a Return to Elegance

Angelo Flaccavento, 5/7/18

‘The haute couture week which closed yesterday in Paris was marked by a poignant return to dressmaking that put sartorial prowess and couture as a service at the fore.’

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Series 1 Episode 22 The Sugar Cube Cowboy

Sammy J, 5/7/18

‘Sammy gets a visit from the Sugar Industry’s loveable new mascot. Yee-haw!’

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Man Repeller

I Asked a Bunch of Women Over 50 About Their Sex Lives

Harling Ross, 27/6/18

‘Thanks to an abundance of stereotypes proliferated by popular culture, the sex lives of women above a certain age are either ignored completely or written off as “nonexistent.”’

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Cost of the #MeToo movement has businesses scrambling to prevent sexual harassment

Michael Black, 5/7/18

‘Dealing with sexual harassment can be a difficult, lengthy and unavoidable cost to companies.’

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The New Yorker

Radio Hour: Love, War and Sandwiches

David Remnick, 6/7/18

‘Tina Brown, the former editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, recalls her encounters with Harvey Weinstein and a future President, and talks to David Remnick about sexism on the job. Adam Davidson recounts the best sandwich he ever ate—a local specialty of the ancient city of Aleppo, Syria—and Dan Pashman sets out to re-create it. And Emily Flake drops in on her favorite dive bar.’

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