Amazon’s Two-Day Prime Day Outsold Its 2018 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales, Combined

Amazon Prime Day 2019 reached new heights this week, the e-commerce giant said on Wednesday. In a statement, Amazon said that Prime Day 2019 shoppers purchased 175 million items between Monday and Tuesday, making it the largest shopping event in the company’s history. Amazon added that customers purchased more products on Prime Day than the […]

How Century-Old Companies Are Thinking About Technological Change

If you’re a 160-year-old company, technology isn’t just a nice-to-have — it’s essential for your survival. At a Fortune Brainstorm Tech breakout session Tuesday, business leaders gathered to discuss how to transform their business in a landscape of relentless competition. Jill Ramsey, the chief digital officer of Macy’s, said her company is grappling with the ever-changing […]

L Brands’ Shares Slide as its CEO’s Ties to Epstein Scrutinized

Victoria’s Secret, already burdened by weak sales and calls to evolve in the #MeToo era, is facing another controversy: its leader Les Wexner’s name appearing in reports about disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Wexner, chairman and CEO of the alluring lingerie chain’s parent L Brands, employed Epstein as a money manager for years, building a relationship close […]

The Global Fashion Industry Designs a Sustainable Future

Fighting climate change is a growing priority for fashion companies, with British luxury house Burberry the latest to announce a strategy to slash  emissions across its supply chain. But while the fashion industry wants to help the planet—the apparel business creates around 10% of global greenhouse gas emissions—companies are also responding to consumer demand for […]

Why Charleston’s Food Scene Is Stronger Than Ever Right Now

When a city falls for a chef’s cooking, it’s easy to forget the dining experience is a temporary sensation. Though chef Sean Brock’s efforts both in and out of the kitchen helped raise Charleston’s profile to that of a global dining destination, the announcement last summer that Brock was officially taking a step back–or severing […]

Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski on Netflix, Social Media, and Opening a Restaurant

Antoni Porowski might be best known as one of the five friendly hosts on Netflix’s Queer Eye, the effervescent update to the reality program encouraging everyday people across the country to live their best lives. As the culinary expert of the quintet, Porowski has expanded his role as the cast chef and parlayed that into […]

One of Mexico City’s Hottest Restaurant Groups Fuses Mexican and Japanese Influences

Seats at the sushi bar of Misaki, newly opened in Los Cabos, look out from just high enough of an angle that the blond wood of the window frames only the ombr? of blues, from endless sea meeting clear blue sky. Looking down at the table, a sampler of tuna sashimi echoes the coastal ombr?–this […]

How Millennials’ Wine Preferences Differ From Boomers

Carlo Rossi jugs of wine have always been a hit with boomers but dismissed by millennials. So E. & J. Gallo did something about it. Late in 2017, the world’s largest family-owned winery debuted Carlo Rossi in 750-milliliter bottles–the first time it ever sold the brand in that format–because low-priced bulk wine didn’t resonate with […]

Prepackaged Sangria Is Having a Moment This Summer

Capriccio is a wine brand that became cool only when it turned into sangria. It had been a dusty brand that was sold in Puerto Rico, not registering much in the way of buzz or sales. But Capriccio’s owner, Florida Caribbean Distillers, took a look at the wine category to see which trends were taking […]