US Shoppers Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Muted Black Friday

US Shoppers Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Muted Black Friday

Shoppers at Saks Fifth Avenue department store on Black Friday in New York, US, on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. US retailers are bracing for a slower-than-normal Black Friday as high inflation and sagging consumer sentiment erode Americans’ demand for material goods. .

MrBeast Is Writing a New Consumer Playbook

MrBeast Is Writing a New Consumer Playbook

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – SEPTEMBER 04: Tens of thousands of fans attend as Global YouTube star MrBeast launches the first physical MrBeast Burger Restaurant at American Dream on September 4, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for MrBeast Burger) .

Walmart Says No Continued Threat to Stores After Virginia Shooting

Walmart Says No Continued Threat to Stores After Virginia Shooting

Signage outside a Walmart store in Albany, New York, US, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. Walmart Inc. surpassed Wall Street’s quarterly profit expectations and unveiled an upbeat sales outlook for the current fiscal year despite persistent cost pressures and flagging consumer sentiment. .

Cristiano Ronaldo Hits 500 Million Instagram Followers After Louis Vuitton Ad

Cristiano Ronaldo Hits 500 Million Instagram Followers After Louis Vuitton Ad

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 27: Cristiano Ronaldo of Manchester United celebrates after scoring their team’s third goal during the UEFA Europa League group E match between Manchester United and Sheriff Tiraspol at Old Trafford on October 27, 2022 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images) Photographer: Naomi Baker/Getty Images .

US Defense Chief Warns About Potential Nuclear Spiral

US Defense Chief Warns About Potential Nuclear Spiral

A vehicle transports a RS-24 Yars strategic nuclear missile along a street during a Victory Day rehearsal in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Russian President Vladimir Putin postponed the traditional May 9 parade in April because of the coronavirus. .

The Top 10 November Art Sales Total an Unprecedented $958 Million

The Top 10 November Art Sales Total an Unprecedented 8 Million

(Bloomberg) — The good news first: People are still buying art. The slightly less good news to emerge from this week’s mega New York auctions: Fewer people seem to want that art than in years past. “I think bidding has been very spotty,” says the art adviser Jacob King, speaking after Sotheby’s back-to-back contemporary evening … Read more

UK Incomes Set for Record Drop

UK Incomes Set for Record Drop

(Bloomberg) — Britons are about to experience a record drop in disposable incomes as Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt raises taxes and cuts spending to clean up an economy already in recession. The UK program represents the sharpest retrenchment in government spending since the austerity budgets set out after the global financial crisis. The … Read more