Ollie’s Bargain Business Model, Reward Program To Aid Sales

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:) business operating model of “buying cheap and selling cheap”, cost-containment efforts, focus on store productivity and expansion of customer reward program, Ollie’s Army, reinforce its position in the Consumer Staples sector. Moreover, management believes that there is significant room to increase store count. These factors position the company well […]

Fashion label Dior mocked over new ad featuring Deirdre Barlow lookalike – The Sun

LUXURY fashion label Dior has been mocked for its latest fashion advertising campaign by shoppers – for copying the style of Coronation Street star Deirdre Barlow. The French designer features a stunning model in its campaign – wearing an oversized pair of glasses in the style of the Corrie stalwart. 3 Dior’s new ad campaign […]

Trump Warns Iran as Risk of Wider Armed Conflict Grows

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump toughened his rhetoric toward Iran on Tuesday, saying the country would “be held fully responsible” for the attack by Iraqi demonstrators on the United States Embassy compound in Baghdad, an assault that Mr. Trump said was directed by Tehran. “This is not a Warning, it is a Threat. […]

U.S. Embassy in Iraq getting military reinforcements amid violent protests

Istanbul, Turkey — President Trump said Iran will be held responsible after a mob forced its way onto the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad. It was retaliation for U.S. airstrikes that killed members of a militia backed by Iran. Thousands of protestors were somehow able to get past Iraqi security forces, into the fortified Green […]

Mike Pompeo calls attack on U.S. embassy in Baghdad “state sponsored terrorism”

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called the Tuesday attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad “state-sponsored terror” in an interview with CBS News. But he emphasized that the embassy is “safe” and that the U.S. “never contemplated” evacuating the facility.  “This is state-sponsored terror, this is Iranian terror that took place,” Pompeo told CBS News’ […]

New Zealand sees blood red sun from Australian bushfire smoke on New Year’s Day

The haze is particularly obvious in Otago where a light yellow cloud cover gives the area a sepia-toned feel. In Lyttleton, Christchurch, Dudley Jackson snapped an image of the rising sun with a deep orange hue. Imagery from the Japanese weather satellite Himawari-8 shows the blanket of bushfire smoke blowing across the Tasman Sea from […]

Kim Jong-un says North Korea will soon unveil new strategic weapon

Kim added that “if the US persists in its hostile policy toward the DPRK, there will never be the denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula and the DPRK will steadily develop necessary and prerequisite strategic weapons for the security of the state until the US rolls back its hostile policy,” according to the agency. However, Kim […]

Robert Durst, subject of HBO’s ‘The Jinx’, admits writing ‘cadaver note’

His defence lawyers have repeatedly tried to block testimony from forensic document examiners who say the handwriting on the note matches Durst’s. The judge in the case also rejected the lawyers’ attempt to identify Berman’s personal manager as the author of the note and the killer. Then, in a court document filed Christmas Eve, the lawyers […]

Commentary: Hong Kong protests in 2019 resolved nothing

LONDON: This year was a torrid time for the city of Hong Kong and one where the year’s end brought only a little respite. The complacent image of Hong Kong being a place of political passivity – conveyed throughout the period under British colonial rule up until 1997 – had been dispelled by major protests […]