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Women's Retailer Modcloth To Be Bought By Jet.Com, Which Is Owned By Walmart  Women's Retailer Modcloth To Be Bought By Jet.Com, Which Is Owned By Walmart 

Modcloth, a women’s online fashion retailer known for quirky, indie-inflected clothes, will be acquired by Jet.com. Jet is, in turn, owned by Walmart. “It was explicitly stated that starting Friday paychecks come from Walmart,” a current employee told us. Current employees received offer letters from Walmart Wednesday…

In Defense of Editing Your Pop Album In Defense of Editing Your Pop Album

Lurking within the 18-track, 69-minute album the Weeknd released in November, Starboy, is a tight collection of sweet, often housey R&B that’s as nostalgic as it is prescient. Drake’s Views could easily be pared down to a collection of pop containing non-obvious dance songs that eschew EDM brashness for pulsing…

Now You Can Own a T-Shirt Featuring Every One Of Our Nightmarish Descriptions of Donald Trump Now You Can Own a T-Shirt Featuring Every One Of Our Nightmarish Descriptions of Donald Trump

Not to spoil the surprise for anyone who’s been in a fugue state or blissfully, mercifully dead, but the election didn’t go our way. We’ve elected a racist, sexist, Islamophobic, deeply stupid throbbing Day Glo pustule to the highest office in the land. I feel pretty sad about it. How about a t-shirt that says all…

Female Motorcycle Ownership Is At An All-Time High, And That's Awesome Female Motorcycle Ownership Is At An All-Time High, And That's Awesome

One of the biggest issues faced by the motorcycle industry is the difficulty of capturing new riders in new segments. Adding more new 50-year-old dudes on Harleys is great and all, but the industry won’t grow if it doesn’t figure out how to sell bikes to women and young people. It must be doing something right,…

SeaWorld Is Doing Absolutely Terribly SeaWorld Is Doing Absolutely Terribly

SeaWorld announced Wednesday that in the third quarter of 2014, income and attendance were significantly down compared this time last year. Hmm, I wonder why?

Buying Things Is Hurting You, Says Store Selling Things Buying Things Is Hurting You, Says Store Selling Things

British department store Harvey Nichols has issued a warning to its customers about the dangers of doing exactly what they want you to do at their store: shop a lot.

Will Victoria's Secret PINK Become the Next Juicy Couture? Will Victoria's Secret PINK Become the Next Juicy Couture?

RIP, PINK? Victoria's Secret's line marketed to a younger demographic than their VERY SEXY everything else that was once touted as the brand's saving grace might to be going the way of Juicy Couture, to become a distant memory in fashion's history of things that used to be cool.

Abercrombie Execs Blame Decline on CEO Mike Jeffries' Bossy Boyfriend Abercrombie Execs Blame Decline on CEO Mike Jeffries' Bossy Boyfriend

Even before Abercrombie & Fitch CEO and douchenozzle Mike Jeffries started getting pummeled for his 2006 comments about sizing his clothes to fit "cool, good-looking" kids only, the company was on the decline domestically.

Fifty Shades of Making It Rain at Random House: E.L. James Is Singlehandedly Saving the Publishing Industry Fifty Shades of Making It Rain at Random House: E.L. James Is Singlehandedly Saving the Publishing Industry

Not only was E.L. James' cult sadomasochistic masterwork Fifty Shades of Grey far and above the bestselling Random House title this year, it single-handedly helped keep Random House parent company Bertelsmann maintain overall group profit levels despite stagnant conditions in its TV, magazine, and music publishing…

The Hunger Games Trilogy Has Now Outsold All the Harry Potter Books The Hunger Games Trilogy Has Now Outsold All the Harry Potter Books

Insert your own violent archery imagery here: Katniss Everdeen has now [...]ed Harry Potter, mostly because digital books are bolstering sales figures for The Hunger Games trilogy. Suzanne Collins' dystopian bloodsport YA novels have surpassed J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter saga as the best-selling books (in both print…

Stores May Now Know Too Much About Their Customers’ Fifty Shades Reading Habits Stores May Now Know Too Much About Their Customers’ Fifty Shades Reading Habits

According to Uproxx, this Fifty Shades of Grey masturbating kiosk is located in a Sainsbury's, which is a chain of supermarkets in the U.K. that apparently specializes in dirty books and special vibrator batteries. Oh, and those shortbread cookies that are so maddeningly delicious. This display should remind everyone…

You'll Get More Money for Your House if Your Real Estate Agent Is Pretty You'll Get More Money for Your House if Your Real Estate Agent Is Pretty

A new study concerns some interesting analysis when it comes to real estate agents, house prices, and the length of time a property is on the market, reports Marina Adshade for Big Think. In a paper titled "Broker beauty and boon: a study of physical attractiveness and its effect on real estate brokers' income and…

What Terrible Gifts Will You Be Returning Today? What Terrible Gifts Will You Be Returning Today?

Christmas is over! Now that all the joy (and pain) of spending hours on end with one's family and consuming ungodly amounts of food is wearing off, it's time to go back to thinking about the true meaning of the holiday season: stuff!

Target Employees Would Like To Occupy Own Homes This Thanksgiving Target Employees Would Like To Occupy Own Homes This Thanksgiving

Retailers have already pissed shoppers off by beginning their Black Friday sales on Thanksgiving. Now, workers upset that their holidays will be interrupted by the call of the almighty dollar are making a stink.

Super Shoppers Wage War Against Black Friday Super Shoppers Wage War Against Black Friday

In recent years, Black Friday "doorbuster" sales have gotten nuttier and nuttier. Doors open at 5 am— no! 4 am! Flat screen TV's only 10 cents if you punch at least 3 store employees in the face! Now, some retailers are attempting to attract shoppers by starting their sales on Thanksgiving Day, a move that's being met…

Personal Finance, Sales Are Most Sexist Jobs

According to a study by ForbesWoman, personal finance advisors have the most sexist job in America, as measured by the gap between men's and women's median weekly pay. Also on the top 10 most-sexist list are securities, commodities and financial services sales agents; retail salespeople; and insurance sales agents.…

Ladies Are Helpless In The Face Of Groupon Beauty Deals Ladies Are Helpless In The Face Of Groupon Beauty Deals

Thanks to coupon sites like Gilt Groupe, Lifebooker, Groupon and Living Social, beauty treatments are making women offers they can't refuse — and they're trying things they otherwise might have given a second thought.

Pathetic Singles Drive Sales Of Tiny Cookware Pathetic Singles Drive Sales Of Tiny Cookware

The Telegraph reports that sales of single-serving cookware has increased by 140% in the past year. Some of the stuff they're buying "wouldn't look out of place in a doll's house," remarked one department store rep.

Old Navy Doesn't Understand The Meaning Of "Sale" Old Navy Doesn't Understand The Meaning Of "Sale"

Or perhaps it understands all too well. This Indiana store isn't actually offering a discount here, but hopefully in your mad dash to stock up on fashion graphic tees you won't read the small print.

Sign Of The Times: Male Mannequins Get Skinnier Sign Of The Times: Male Mannequins Get Skinnier

Just when the "curvy" debate with regards to female models is heating up, New York magazine reports that display mannequin manufacturer Rootstein has debuted a new item, the "Homme Nouveau." This "new man" has a 27-inch waist.

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