The FT meets the key players and influencers in the obsessive world of sneaker resale, where trainers like those from Nike Air Jordan and Adidas Yeezy can make a fortune for entrepreneurs that treat shoes like stocks on platforms including StockX. Read more on the sneaker business with one free story: https://www.ft.com/content/2155aa3e-d08b-11e8-9a3c-5d5eac8f1ab4 Music soundtrack by
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Oil paint is simple. At its most basic, it’s just a mixture of oil and pigment. But depending on the color and quality, a liter of this paint could cost you $285 to $1,100. While the rise of oil paint is associated with the Renaissance, paintings using poppy-seed oil have been dated as far back
In this clip from 1999, Jack Ma delivers a speech to 17 friends in his apartment to introduce Alibaba and lay out his plan to compete with U.S. internet titans. For more, check out “Crocodile in the Yangtze: The Alibaba Story,” premiering on Bloomberg Television Monday Sept. 8 at 9pm EDT. — Subscribe to Bloomberg
Downtown Detroit is seeing a revitalization of sorts sparked by Dan Gilbert’s $1 billion investment in the area. Since 2010, Gilbert’s investment has created an estimated 6,500 jobs in downtown, and, as a result, it’s nearly impossible to find a vacant apartment as residential occupancy rates reached as high as 99.4% for the downtown area.
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The disappointing valuation of WeWork and the poor performance of Uber and Slack on the stock market are raising concerns that the world’s largest tech investor could be in trouble. Mercedes Ruehl from the FT’s Tech Scroll Asia newsletter explains why. Read ‘SoftBank to ”double down” on WeWork investment’ with one free article: https://on.ft.com/33SUlkB. Take
At its peak, Forever 21 made $4.4 billion in revenue and was one of the fastest-growing fast fashion empires. Now, the retailer is preparing to file for bankruptcy after alienating its core customers and struggling to keep up with the rise of e-commerce. As one of the largest tenants of American malls, a large-scale shutdown
Singapore had a severe housing shortage decades ago. But it developed one of the world’s best public housing programs, which has also allowed a huge number of its citizens to buy their own homes. Video by Vicky Feng, Robin Fall and Christian Capestany, with assistance of Melissa Cheok
During Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, not all of the questions lawmakers asked him made sense.
The Japanese Car Company is a corporate behemoth – but it’s done much more than just give us Corollas or Land Cruisers. It’s changed the way the world makes products. Here’s how. Video by Tom Gibson Bloomberg is the First Word in business news, delivering breaking news & analysis, up-to-the-minute market data, features, profiles and
It was supposed to be one of the largest IPOs of the year, but WeWork was plunged into crisis after investors failed to buy into its valuation of $47bn or promises of ‘elevating the world’s consciousness’. FT property correspondent Judith Evans looks at where this now leaves investors ► Check out our Community tab for
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson saw ‘Interstellar’ and then came by Business Insider to explain what the ending means – and if it’s scientifically sound. Subscribe to BI: Science – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9uD-W5zQHQuAVT2GdcLCvg ————————————————– Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI Video On Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1bkB8qg Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ ————————————————– Business Insider is the fastest growing business news
One of YouTube’s top fast food reviewers is a college student who lives with his parents in suburban New York. Known as “ReportOfTheWeek,” he has a 1940’s look and a devoted fanbase. CNNMoney talks to him about how he got his start and his biggest competition. Produced by Jon Sarlin
Every week, Royal Caribbean has a $1 million shopping budget to feed its hungry passengers onboard Symphony of the Seas. To cook up every snack, meal, and dessert, the culinary team works 24/7 in compact kitchens on a moving ship. MORE TRANSPORTATION CONTENT: What It Takes To Be A Cruise Ship Performer Inside Emirates’ Newest
Learn more at https://bigdeal.ft.com/ There was a time for bankers working in M&A where big was beautiful. But this all changed after the financial crisis, as the FT’s James Fontanella-Khan explains. Tougher regulations and more controls on pay packages prompted a wave of bankers to set up their own boutique firms, which today control over
We got an inside look at how United States Marine Corps recruits are exposed to tear gas during basic training. Senior video correspondent Graham Flanagan spent five days at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in Parris Island, SC, where he observed recruits at various stages of boot camp. While wearing a gas mask, the recruits
June 11 — Bloomberg’s Emily Chang sits down with investor Chris Sacca on “Studio 1.0” to talk about his time working at Google and with Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai, airing tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.
More than 1,000 North Koreans try to escape the country every year. They risk being killed, imprisoned, or trafficked, as they escape through China, Mongolia, and different regions of southeast Asia. This is Yeon Mi Park. She escaped North Korea when she was just 13 years old. ————————————————– Business Insider tells you all you need
Aboard the world’s largest cruise ship, being a performer is not always smooth sailing. Sure, you get to travel the world, but performers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Symphony of the Seas are actually serious athletes. We went behind the scenes with the main character in the ship’s water show to see what the job is really
Faraday Future, a California-based electric-car startup and Tesla’s once rival, generated buzz in 2015 as the company poached top talent from Tesla, BMW, Audi, Ford, and Ferrari. Called “Tesla killer,” Faraday’s meteoric rise in notoriety occurred on dubious underpinnings — the company did not promise a product, nor did it announce any concrete plans for
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