A store where children (including this writer) once begged to go to during the holidays will now become another casualty of the recent online shopping culture.

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Counterfeit goods are an issue with many high-end retailers all over the world. The Italian shoe powerhouse Salvatore Ferragamo made an announcement at Paris Fashion Week that the company has been inserting microchips into women’s shoes since 2014 in an effort to combat this issue, according to a Friday article in Pop and Press. Ferragamo […]

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Beginning Sept. 17, eBay is set to create a live online art and design auction in cooperation with Phillips auction house entitled “New Now.” This auction will create another digital avenue for bidding on high-end art, design, jewelry, photography, prints and watches, in addition to the more traditional methods of in-house and telephone bidding. This is […]

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The concept of Etsy is fascinating to me. As it brings handcrafted and original products to the vastness that is the Internet, it is an irony in itself. On April 16, Etsy expanded the irony even further by going public, with each share starting at $31. Now, the concept of Etsy fascinates me even further […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Woosh, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, thwack, incoherent screaming. I’m sure that we’ve all heard this, or have been through this, at least once in the past few weeks. This, my friends, is none other than the sound of Flappy Bird. The popular, yet frustrating app was […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Yeah, we’re going there: the Christmas Sweater. It’s a strange phenomenon: something so ugly that it becomes chic. But for some reason, I am completely on board. Maybe it’s the mob mentality and maybe it’s my love for thick wool and reindeer. All I know is that I crave […]

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