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Trump eyes China for shift on U.S. agricultural product purchases

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to Francis S. Gabreski Airport in Westhampton, New York for a fundraising luncheon to benefit his reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee in Southampton, New York, U.S., August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Sarah SilbigerWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday cited China for not following through with…

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Clothing Resale Marketplace Poshmark Announces Data Breach

Poshmark, a website focused on letting people sell used clothes, announced Thursday hackers had stolen data from the company. “We recently discovered that data from some Poshmark users was acquired by an unauthorized third party,” the announcement, sent to a Poshmark user who shared it with Motherboard, reads. The information stolen includes a customer’s username,…

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Buy the Thing You Love in Every Color

Photo: Getty ImagesAt the beginning of the summer, I did a bold thing. I drove myself to Target, I tried on a few different items and settled on a pair of comfortable shorts and a cotton tank top that I proclaimed my “work-from-home outfit of the summer.” And then I bought the shorts in grey…

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Can Virgil Abloh Fit in a Museum?

Exhibition Review“Figures of Speech” in Chicago tries to capture the essence of a prodigious fashion designer. It’s an endeavor with radical juxtapositions, clever products and some missed opportunities.ImageAn installation view of the Virgil Abloh exhibition, “Figures of Speech,” at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. On the wall, Inez & Vinoodh’s ad campaign images for…

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A Hong Kong ‘Troublemaker’ With a Clean Conscience

The Saturday ProfileImageThe media tycoon Jimmy Lai is the rare prominent businessman in Hong Kong who openly supports antigovernment protests.CreditCreditLam Yik Fei for The New York TimesHONG KONG — He has been mocked for years in China’s state-controlled news media for being fat, which he isn’t, and denounced more recently as a C.I.A. agent, a…

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Shirts for Lifelong New Yorkers and Those Who Would Like to Pass for One

Critical Shopper Shops like Fantasy Explosion specialize in vernacular vintage, merchandise that conveys cachet and knowledge of the city. ImageKevin Fallon opened Fantasy Explosion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, to sell decades-old T-shirts from niche corners of the city.CreditKevin Hagen for The New York TimesRecently, in the basement of my mom’s house upstate, I discovered two boxes…

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Nike launches a subscription service for kids’ shoes, Nike Adventure Club

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, Nike today officially announced its entry into the subscription service market with the launch of a “sneaker club” for kids called Nike Adventure Club. The new program is specifically designed to make shopping easier for parents who struggle to keep up with their quickly growing children’s shoe needs. Instead…