Dec 24, 2012 According to the NPD Group, shoes rank among the top sellers this holiday season.
Dec 7, 2012 We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
Nov 29, 2012 The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.
Nov 21, 2012 The Swedish furniture maker Ikea increasingly relies on CGI -- computer-generated imagery -- to "make" the items in its catalog. It's enough to raise the question of whether computer graphics could ever replace people in the fashion photography business.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 24, 2012 Equality for women has come a long way but still has a way to go according to the 2012 Global Gender Gap report. The report ranks countries on the access women have to education, economic opportunity, healthcare and political power.
Oct 11, 2012 Plus size clothing for women -- namely, size 14 and up -- is no longer just the domain of budget American clothing. Some of the most prestigious European houses, including Balenciaga and Oscar de la Renta are getting into the business.
Sep 26, 2012 Marina von Neumann Whitman has been a lot of firsts. She was the first woman ever on the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
Sep 14, 2012 Topshop, the London retailer, is offering something new at this year's spring 2013 fashion show. Consumers can buy items the models are wearing on the Topshop web site during the live-streamed show.
Sep 14, 2012 Car makers have produced special edition models before. Now Chrysler and fashion designer John Varvato team up to add some extra attitude to a model that already has street cred.