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Tech Stocks Are Leading Markets Higher Again, But Analysts Split On Whether Rebound Will Continue

Topline With the stock market rising significantly from its low point nearly two months ago, tech stocks appear to be back in vogue after being shunned by investors during the widespread selloff earlier this year, once again leading the market higher as investors snap up shares. Tech stocks have made a comeback in recent months, but will the recent gains hold? Forbes Key Facts Though investors piled into defensive sectors—such as utilities, consumer staples and healthcare—during the brutal market sell-off in the first half of 2022, the broader market has…

Madewell Exec Says Resale Might Be Good for First-Market Fashion – Sourcing Journal

It began as a marketplace for shoppers to sell pre-owned apparel to their peers, but ThredUp sees Resale as a Service (RaaS) as the next frontier for its business. At the Sourcing at Magic trade show in Las Vegas this week, ThredUp senior director of client success Tanya Brinich said that RaaS—“basically, a white label platform for brands that they can plug into and offer a resale experience for their customers”—has become a white-hot space within the secondhand market. Shoppers can purchase items directly through brand-managed “shops” that form a…

Not Nitish, Tejashwi Yadav most-preferred choice for CM post: C-Voter survey

India oi-Prakash KL | Published: Thursday, August 11, 2022, 0:33 [IST] Patna, Aug 10: A survey has claimed that not JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar but RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav is the most preferred choice for the post of Bihar Chief Minister. Nitish Kumar and Tejashwi Yadav As per a C-Voter survey on Aaj Tak, 43 per cent of the respondents want Tejashwi Yadav to occupy the top place while Nitish Kumar is preferred to see as the Chief Minister by 24 per cent, a warning sign for him. It has…

What does the future look like for e-commerce aggregators? – TechCrunch

David Wright is the co-founder and CEO of Pattern, an e-commerce acceleration platform. The world of e-commerce isn’t slowing down, yet many e-commerce aggregators are already struggling. Decreased consumer confidence, inflated brand value and a freeze in investment capital are creating a perfect storm. Unless aggregators change how they operate, their future is bleak at best and nonexistent at worst. At Pattern, we predicted the demise of the aggregator business model last year, but the moment of truth has come even sooner than we thought. That said, there’s still time…

African Travel, Inc. Unveils Group Booking Incentive for Travel Advisors

African Travel, Inc. is offering travel advisors with groups of 10-plus traveling together $500 for bookings made and deposited between July 1-Dec. 15, 2022. Travel advisors will also receive their standard commission. ADVERTISING The incentive will be paid after receipt of 20 percent per person deposits. Trending Now Due to increased demand, the operator added additional departure dates to its small-group portfolio of tours, enabling travel advisors to book trips for their clients for this year by Sept. 30, 2022, before rates increase in 2023. “Current travel trends are indicating…

Andrew Spencer Shares His Favorite Looks from ‘The Bachelorette’ Week 5

“The Bachelorette” is unfolding each week, and here on BachelorNation.com, we’re breaking down all the best looks from this season! “Fashion First Impressions,” a Bachelor Nation Original, recaps the top five best, most unforgettable fashion moments from “The Bachelorette” each week. For this week’s episode, Bachelor Nation star Andrew Spencer joins us exclusively to share his thoughts on this week’s looks. Let us know what you think of Andrew’s picks and who would get your pick for “Best Overall Lewk.” Check out Andrew’s answers below! Best Overall Lewk For the…

A touching sibling bond story that turns into a social commentary

Raksha Bandhan Story: Responsibility for the four sisters’ marriage rests on the shoulders of Lala Kedarnath, the eldest and only brother. What follows are his relentless efforts to ensure his sisters settled down in marriage before marrying Sapna, his childhood sweetheart. Will he be able to keep his promises, or does fate have other plans for him? Raksha Bandhan Review: The film takes off quickly in the locales of Chandni Chowk, where Lala Kedarnath (Akshay Kumar) owns a pushtaini gol gappa (panipuri) shop. He is popular, especially among the pregnant…

St. Pete tech disruptor raises local funding • St Pete Catalyst

Procoto, a tech startup that recently relocated to St. Petersburg, has secured new funding from local investors and through a Silicon Valley program. Procoto, which focuses on procurement automation processes that can be easily accessible for smaller companies, raised $750,000 in a pre-seed round from TampaBay.Ventures, which solely funds tech companies, and the Silicon Valley-based Y Combinator program,along with local angel investors. “Our goal isn’t to become a tech company based in St. Pete – we want to be known as a St. Pete tech company first and foremost and…

Fashion Designer Zac Posen Is Engaged to Ballet Dancer Harrison Ball

Zac Posen and Harrison Ball are ready to start their next chapter together. The couple announced their engagement on social media yesterday, August 8th. In an Instagram post captioned, “Engaged 8.8.22,” the fashion designer tagged his fiancé and, in a slideshow of pictures, he shared some of their memories leading up to the grand moment. Ponser’s post was showered with love from his fans and peers. Heidi Klum, his former “Project Runway” colleague, commented with hearts, writing, “OMG I am soooo Happy for you two. CONGRATULATIONS.” Along with Klum, Reese…

Georgia Tech’s $26 Million Partnership with National Science Foundation to Transform Fertilizer Production

Georgia Tech is part of CASFER, a collaborative effort between the National Science Foundation (NSF) and five universities. Paul Kohl (School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering) and Marta Hatzell (George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering) will lead CASFER’s efforts at Georgia Tech. Thanks to efforts to combat climate change, many have heard the catchphrase “closing the carbon loop” — a global effort to convert carbon dioxide into something useful to mitigate the damaging effects of pollution on the planet. Another environmental challenge relates not to carbon dioxide but nitrogen.…