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The $250 million wellness titan Goop opened a new store in San Francisco, complete with $600 cardigans and ‘psychic vampire repellent.’ Take a look inside.

Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow’s controversial $US250 million wellness brand, has opened a new store in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighbourhood. The brick-and-mortar at 2121 Fillmore St. carries the kind of wellness paraphernalia that Goop has become known for – for better or for worse. There are $US28 “wellness journals,” $US15,000 necklaces, […]
The $250 million wellness titan Goop opened a new store in San Francisco, complete with $600 cardigans and ‘psychic vampire repellent.’ Take a look inside.
Markets

7 private jets, a Monet painting, and a £1 million Cartier diamond ring — here are some of the wildest purchases made with dirty money in the UK

At least £325 billion ($US418 billion) of dirty money has flooded into the UK over the last 30 years, according to an analysis of more than 400 corruption and money-laundering cases by Transparency International UK, an anti-corruption group. Transparency found the illicit cash passed through 86 banks and financial institutions, […]
7 private jets, a Monet painting, and a £1 million Cartier diamond ring — here are some of the wildest purchases made with dirty money in the UK
Markets

Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognisable brands he owns.

Bernard Arnault, the chairman and chief executive officer of LVMH, recently became the second-richest person in the world ahead of Microsoft founder Bill Gates. The company responsible for most of Arnault’s wealth, LVMH, owns over 70 high-end fashion brands including perfumes, alcohol, and clothes. LVMH trades on the Euronext Paris […]
Bernard Arnault just surpassed Bill Gates as the world’s 2nd-richest person. Here are the 6 most recognisable brands he owns.
Tech

Here’s why Angela Ahrendts’ departure could be a good thing for Apple

Angela Ahrendts’ resignation could end up being a good thing for Apple. Ahrendts, who headed up the company’s retail operations, was charged with remaking Apple as a luxury brand. That strategy has resulted in higher prices for Apple’s products, which have depressed sales. With Apple’s revenue falling and its iPhone […]
Here’s why Angela Ahrendts’ departure could be a good thing for Apple