This clothing brand proudly uses prison labor. Critics say it’s exploiting...

Carcel, a trendy Danish clothing brand, has an unusual marketing strategy: It doesn’t shy away from discussing its use of overseas prison labor. In fact,...

Are Uggs kosher? Rabbis say the boots might violate Jewish law.

There is perhaps no shoe in the world more enduring than the Ugg boot. A style that takes cues from the surfers of Australia,...

Banks made record profits last year thanks to the Republican tax...

In 2018, the Republican tax cut bill delivered a major profit boost to … banks. Banks last year made a record $236.7 billion in...

The race to make the warmest winter clothes

In September, the luxury outerwear company Canada Goose opened its fourth store in the US, in Short Hills, New Jersey. The store is packed...

Southwest Airlines has had to ground an unusually high number of...

Southwest, the country’s biggest budget airline — and the most popular carrier in America, period, as of last year — is arguably best known...

Amazon’s $0 corporate income tax bill last year, explained

Amazon’s founder is America’s richest person, but the company paid no corporate income tax last year. How can that be? For starters, Jeff Bezos...

The FDA says buying young people’s blood won’t stop you from...

People will do almost anything to preserve their youth, whether it’s stocking up on anti-aging skin care or splurging on nutritional supplements. One unlikely...

Payless is closing all its US stores

Payless ShoeSource has filed for bankruptcy and is closing all its US stores — 2,500 across the country and in Puerto Rico. The company confirmed...

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