The company's first retail store was opened in 1993 in the United States. When it started off, the company's stores were meant to allow people a way to experience, test and talk about multi-component, CD and DVD-based home entertainment systems, Bose Corporation's global sales Vice-President Colette Burke said in the statement. He added that with time, however, the company focused on the needs of its customers, what and where they needed it.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about Bose to shut down 119 retail stores across US, Europe, Australia and Japan
On Friday, H&M announced that it would stop buying leather from Brazil “until there are credible assurances . . . that the leather does not contribute to environmental harm in the Amazon.” The week before, VF Corporation, the parent company of Timberland, Vans, and the North Face, made a similar decision. Mowi, one of the largest seafood companies in the world, said that it was considering finding a new source for soy used in fish feed. KLP, Norway’s largest pension fund, started pressuring the massive ag companies that it invests in to take action. Storebrand, another large Norwegian fund, said that it was ramping up its efforts to find out which companies in its portfolio are contributing to the problem, with a plan to eventually divest if those companies don’t change. … [Read more...] about How companies are trying to de-rain-forest their supply chains as the Amazon burns
New Crop Capital, one of the venture capital firms investing in the industry. “So why would you put your job at risk and your reputation at risk to take on a veggie burger? That has shifted the other way. If you’re in that position of influence, and you don’t take that risk, you’ll actually miss out, and you’ll be the one who kind of came in behind competition.” Since 2008, the menu penetration of the term “vegan” on menus in the U.S. has grown 490%. … [Read more...] about Can plant-based meat grow from a $1 billion industry to a $20 billion industry?
Humans, by the way, are not alone in their sorrowful middle years. Chimpanzees and orangutans share it as well. This, says Blanchflower, indicates that some origins of our midlife funk may be biological. Blanchflower seems to be weathering his own midlife just fine. … [Read more...] about Dartmouth professor pinpoints the exact moment when your midlife misery will peak
The service is offered through millennial fav Klarna, a Sweden-based company that pays for products on behalf of customers, and offers options to pay off the balance in a few weeks. Typical options are four biweekly payments, or paying 30 days later with no interest. Only H&M loyalty program members can participate. … [Read more...] about H&M has a new ‘buy now, pay later’ option, and we’re not sure how we feel about it