House and Garden magazine is attempting to win readers by posing editor Dominique Browning in the window of a Crate and Barrel. Jill Barshay reports stunts like these are becoming more common for glossies.
Marlboro cigarette producer Altria is moving its headquarters to Virginia and plans to cut off the $7 million a year it gives to New York arts groups. Jill Barshay reports the funds won't easily be replaced.
Fashion designer Valentino, whose brand was bought earlier this ear by a private equity firm, is presenting his last ready-to-wear show in Paris. Jill Barshay reports that the namesake has come to succeed the person.
Finnish cellular giant Nokia, the world's largest maker of mobile phones, is apparently navigating its way into the future with the purchase of Navteq, the digital mapping company. Jill Barshay reports.
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Oil hit yet another record high on the world market today, topping $83 a barrel. But experts say the price might be artificially inflated by investors flocking to oil as an investment hedge against a dollar in decline. Jill Barshay reports.