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  • Haute Handbags

    Haute Handbags
    The fun and froth of the bridal runways is spilling over into the handbag market. The tulle, texture and embellishments – both floral and shimmering – seen on the fall 2012 collections are finding a canvas on handbags, too. The industry...
  • Catalogs buy us our dreams

    One of my great joys during the holiday season -- along with the (mostly) merry family reunions -- is skipping to the mailbox every evening to retrieve the dazzling array of catalogs that arrive daily. They are as much fun to study as the greeting card...
  • Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm

    Handling holiday returns helps fuel Lanham firm
    In Optoro's sprawling warehouse in Lanham, dozens of workers scan, sort and pack toys, shoes, laptops, books, headphones, power tools — almost anything that consumers bought online and at stores then sent or brought back. The returned goods may be...
  • Fancy management systems aren't going to fix bad managers

      In violation of my long-standing "only watch TV" rule, I read an article recently about how Zappos is adopting a management structure known as holacracy.    I was hoping this structure somehow involved holograms, which would be awesome, but instead it'...
  • Consumer Reports: Seven commandments of holiday shopping

    Consumer Reports recommends following these seven spending rules to avoid breaking the bank this holiday season: 1. Thou shalt manage receipts. You might need them for proof of purchase for warranties or to make a return. Have a designated place where...
  • 'Rebel noble' Duchess of Alba dies

    'Rebel noble' Duchess of Alba dies
    Spain's Duchess of Alba, known as the "rebel noble," has died at age 88. The wealthiest woman in Spain, she was also a bohemian, famous for her eccentric style and for flouting convention in numerous ways. (Her second husband was a defrocked priest; her...
  • Britney Spears dating a new man, revels in Vegas Strip's 'Britney Day'

    Britney Spears dating a new man, revels in Vegas Strip's 'Britney Day'
    Britney Spears has a new man, y'all. The "Work Work" songstress revealed on Wednesday that she's dating someone. Charlie Ebersol, to be exact, the son of "Saturday Night Live" co-founder Dick Ebersol. "Yes, there is a special someone," the pop star...
  • Less is more on Internet rules

    Less is more on Internet rules
    "Subject: Do you like the Internet? Sign this petition:" — Organizing for Action email Makes it sound so easy, doesn't it? On Monday, President Barack Obama tried to squeeze the Federal Communications Commission to solve a problem that doesn't...
  • Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons

    Zulily shopping experience: pros and cons
    I love scoring a good bargain. But like many moms, I don't have time to compare prices at dozens of stores and websites, hunting for the best deals. We recently wrote about Zulily, the online megastore, which plans to open a huge warehouse in...
  • Woman in NYC counts getting more than 100 unwanted catcalls in one day

    Britney Spears is getting her own holiday. Nov. 5 has been declared Britney Day on the Las Vegas Strip. [People] Catcalls are still a hazard for women walking around New York. To prove the point, a woman walked the streets of the city for 10 hours,...
  • Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico

    Travel letters: Passports are needed for Canada, Mexico
    Regarding the Sept. 21 "On the Spot" column on passports by Catharine Hamm: She neglected to mention that passports are now required for travel to Canada or Mexico. This is undoubtedly a factor in the dramatic increase in the number of passport holders...