Wanted: more baby-makers in China

There is precious little sign women of childbearing age plan to listen to the new fertility decree.....»»

Category: topSource: ftNov 23rd, 2015

Move Over Lululemon, Rhone Is About To Take Over the Men"s Activewear Market

The business of premium women's activewear is booming, with sales reaching more than $11.5 billion alone in 2013. Yet while brands like Canada's Lululemon Athletica - $1.8 billion in sales last  year - have captured a substantial porti.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesNov 11th, 2015

How Nike plans to turn women"s fitness into an $11B empire

BEAVERTON, Ore. — Nike wants to kick Lululemon's legging-clad posterior in the fight for global domination of women's athletic apparel......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2015

China imports fall in sign of battered domestic demand

Beijing (AFP) - China's imports fell 16 percent in October from a year ago to 833.14 billion yuan ($131.2 billion), official data showed on Sunday, underlining battered domestic demand in the world's second-largest economy where downward pressures on econ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 7th, 2015

100 Women in Hedge Funds raises more than GBP550,000 for children’s charity The Art Room

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) successfully raised over GBP550,000 at its annual London Gala in aid of The Art Room, a charity that provides art as therapy to increase children's self-esteem, self-confidence and independence. read more.....»»

Category: topSource: hedgeweekOct 28th, 2015

Lululemon reorganizes corporate structure, eliminates chief product officer position

Shares of Lululemon fell 1% after hours Wednesday after the company said it had promoted its senior vice president of the women's division to creative director and had eliminated the role of chief product officer. Lee Holman will serve as executive vice .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 21st, 2015

The Greene lands popular national retailer

A large Lululemon store is in the works at The Greene. The popular athletic wear store is preparing a location in a 5,300-square-foot space at 68 Plum St., according to a sign posted at the Beavercreek development. That space formerly housed a Coldwater.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 12th, 2015

Computer science is now the top major for women at Stanford University

(By Sarah McBride, Reuters) – Computer science has for the first time become the most popular major for female students at Stanford University, a hopeful sign for those trying to build up the thin ranks of women in the technology field. Based on pre.....»»

Category: blogSource: venturebeatOct 10th, 2015

Bandier is betting you would pay $300 for yoga pants

The fitness boutique Bandier is aiming for the high end of workout couture. The term “athleisure” is being thrown around by everyone from Lululemon to Stella McCartney. It’s a new word to describe a trend that many women will tell yo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 9th, 2015

Brigham and Women"s is the latest organization to sign mental health stigma pledge

With the flick of a pen, Brigham and Women’s Hospital CEO Betsy Nabel became the biggest employer to sign on to CEOs Against Stigma pledge. The organization, with 18,000 employees, joins the 35 other businesses and thousands of employees participating .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 5th, 2015

Why Is There Global Poverty?

It’s a “moral outrage,” Barack Obama told the United Nations delegates last week. He was speaking about the fact that 800 million men, women and children in the world scrape by on less than $1.25 a day and that billions of people are at risk of dyin.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 5th, 2015

#ShoutYourAbortion Sparks Outpouring of Support and Outrage on Social Media

Women have been sharing their abortion experiences online for several days......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 22nd, 2015

A huge athletic brand is building a threat to Lululemon

New Balance wants a share of the athleisure market.  The brand is launching a new line, according to a press release. New Balance is also planning to mail a catalog to more than one million US women.  "NB Women represents our commitment to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 1st, 2015

Global financial markets battered again after $2.2 trillion wipeout - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentGlobal financial markets battered again after $2.2 trillion wipeoutIrish IndependentGlobal financial markets were battered again yesterday, ending a bruising week as investor concern over a slowdown in China showed little sign of abating......»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 22nd, 2015

Jeb Bush affects joyfulness in Iowa

IOWA is an easy state to mock. It is full of cornfields and its most famous annual festival, the Iowa State Fair, is an 11-day tribute to agriculture and over-eating best known for deep-fried food on sticks (including battered, deep-fried chunks of butter.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistAug 15th, 2015

Yemeni women stage rare protest in rebel-held capital

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Hundreds of Yemeni women are protesting in the country's rebel-held capital over a shortage of gasoline.It's a rare sign of dissent against the Shiite Houthi group that overran Sanaa in September.Protester Onisya Mahfouz says Friday'.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 14th, 2015

See The Racy Stroller Ad Causing An Outrage

Women say the image doesn't represent the reality of motherhood. All it took was one photo posted on Facebook and Instagram, and stroller company Bugaboo is learning that hell hath no fury like busy mothers scorned. The Dutch maker of high-end baby pu.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 29th, 2015

See the racy stroller ad causing an outrage

Women say the image doesn't represent the reality of motherhood. All it took was one photo posted on Facebook and Instagram, and stroller company Bugaboo is learning that hell hath no fury like busy mothers scorned. The Dutch maker of high-end baby pu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 29th, 2015

Bhupesh Bhandari: Charity by coercion

Maneka Gandhi, the minister for women and child development, castigated industry associations last week for being non-serious about social work. "When it comes to doing something for the country, they do very little other than talking," she ........»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJul 16th, 2015

Lena Dunham is launching a feminist newsletter for young women

Lena Dunham and her Girls co-showrunner and production partner Jenni Konner announced Tuesday that they're launching a weekly email newsletter for smart young women called Lenny. Lenny, which you can sign up for now .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 15th, 2015