Today's Curated NoPo Headlines - August 20, 2019

CONSUMER/PERSONAL FINANCE

Disney unveils international rollout of streaming service – but won’t be available on world’s most popular streaming devices?; Target kickstarts grocery game w/new house brands; Amazon wants to put Alexa in cars; Trendiest new coffee drink – isn’t coffee at all?; Apple investing $6 billion on original shows and movies for forthcoming Apple TV+ service; Consumers spending more of their budget dining out; Getting money from tooth fairy these days – like pulling teeth?; What was announced at world’s biggest video game conference, which kicked off yesterday; Why maximizing shareholder value is dying; The world’s first candy department store.

FASHION/BEAUTY

Custom ‘Baby Shark’ Vans sneakers for your toddler, anyone?; Beauty stocks looking pretty after upbeat Estée Lauder earnings (stock’s up 55% this year); Unprecedented collection of Christian Dior haute couture going up for auction; Logos having fashion…moment; Partnership w/ThredUp – gonna save Macy’s and JCPenney?; The protective socks that let you walk ‘barefoot’ outside, manage post-heel pain; An uncertain future (still) for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show; Pumpkin Spice Latte…deodorant.

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