Alibaba shares jump in blockbuster Hong Kong debut; Super Bowl ads sell out early for first time in five years; Pinterest launches small business shop ahead of holidays; EBay selling off StubHub in $4 billion deal; Facebook experimenting w/Instagram-style ‘Favorite’ friends feature; Disney giving us Baby Yoda toys (and lots of ’em) for Christmas; Malls now targeting…millionaires; Ford – $37 billion in the bank and strapped for cash?; What a Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade merger means for investors; How to get your oven ready for the holidays; The winners of this year’s National Gingerbread House competition; World’s ‘most excellent’ airlines for 2020.
More Americans considering meat-free Thanksgiving – what d’ya think, Dave? This the year?; UnitedHealth Group opening Medicare centers inside Walgreens; Romaine lettuce recall – expanding; A man who died after being licked by his dog and contracting rare infection; An error in sanitizing procedure at a local hospital that exposed over 1,000 patients to HIV and other viruses; The recent debut of all-vegan television network on Roku streaming devices.
Nearly 100 pieces of 18th century jewelry worth an estimated $1.1 billion – stolen – just.like.that – from castle vault in German city of Dresden–biggest heist in decades; Ralph Lauren introduces three new versions of the Polo Bear watch; Prada and Adidas unveil their collaboration; Bernard Arnault going to surpass Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates to become world’s richest?; A new Van Cleef & Arpels exhibition featuring jewels of Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly; An Ariana Grande doppelgänger (best we’ve seen); Uggs Holiday Sweater…Boots.
Fitness start-up Mirror claiming it’s ‘building the next iPhone’; Nike now offering 3% cash back to Apple Card users; Intermittent fasting – productivity hack for men?; A keto-certified turkey gravy for you, Diane…Leslie…Jane…Kate; The Swiss sneaker brand you know and love…that is now backed by Roger Federer.