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‘Deaths of despair’ soaring among Gen Z & millennials: ‘It’s the economy, stupid’

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Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out – even above a nationwide surge in so-called “deaths of despair.” Suicide rates among teens and young adults aged 15 to 24 – the older end of “Generation Z” – spiked in Read More

Father Figures: Dad’s best financial advice

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fathers pass down many things to their kids, but not just genetic traits like eye color or hairlines. FILE PHOTO: Actor Rob Riggle attends the world premiere of “12 Strong” in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Another inheritance, perhaps the most impactful of all: Money Read More

Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time

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(Reuters) – Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavyweight to turn to a company outsider to tackle faltering growth and new media-savvy rivals. FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February Read More

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO

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(Reuters) – British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed Rakesh Kapoor. FILE PHOTO: Products produced by Reckitt Benckiser; Vanish, Finish, Dettol and Harpic, are seen in London, Britain February 12, 2008. REUTERS/Stephen Hird/File Photo Narasimhan, PepsiCo’s global chief commercial officer, will Read More

Hey big spender – how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram

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PARIS (Reuters) – Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers. FILE PHOTO: Models present creations by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere as part of his Fall/Winter 2019-2020 women’s Read More

A brief history of Apple’s iTunes

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Apple has announced iTunes will be absorbed into its three new entertainment apps: Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV. It launched a number of new services at a star-studded event in March, signalling a change of direction for the 42-year-old hardware company. ITunes will not be disappearing completely – downloads will still be available Read More

Zara owner Inditex appoints new CEO in drive for digital growth

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MADRID (Reuters) – Zara owner Inditex said it would split its dual role of chief executive and chairman, leaving Pablo Isla to lead the company and appointing Carlos Crespo as new CEO in a sign of the importance of digital strategy in driving sales growth. FILE PHOTO: A mans hold a Zara shopping bag outside Read More

Italy’s Prada joins the fur-free chorus

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FILE PHOTO: People walk past a Prada luxury fashion boutique near Wangfujing Street, a pedestrianised shopping area, in Beijing, China October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter/File Photo MILAN (Reuters) – Italy’s Prada will stop using animal fur in its products from the 2020 women’s spring-summer collections to be presented in September, the luxury group said on Read More