Kim Bhasin

Kim Bhasin


Fashion & retail reporter at Bloomberg. Formerly Huffington Post, Business Insider. Always careful in the tall grass. kbhasin4@bloomberg.net

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GameStop's CFO Jim Bell is being pushed out and he'll get a *$30 million* package when he leaves next month. This'll be his third exit from a company in less than five years.

Victoria's Secret expects to close 30 to 50 stores in North America in 2021. That's on top of the 241 stores it closed in the region last year.

Signet, which owns mall jewelers Jared, Kay and Zales, is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour. That's for all full-time and part-time employees. It expects the program to be fully rolled out by spring of 2022.

Heinz wants to you stare a loading screen for 57 minutes. Advertising is wild.

Outdoor Voices, the athletic apparel brand, has a new CEO. It's bringing on Gabrielle Conforti, an Urban Outfitters executive, to run the business. The company says it's an "exciting new chapter."

me: *pokes head into office* my wife laura: im on a call me: oh laura: it's ok, what? me: oh i just wanted to say: im fast as fuck boiiii!!! *runs away* pandemic WFH takes its toll on all of us in different ways, you know?

“Retailers are offering opportunities that have always been there, but were never offered to us."

Kate Spade says it lost handbags overboard in two separate ship incidents & QVC says a big batch of vacuum cleaners is now on the ocean floor. Trans-Pacific trade routes are having all kinds of issues, with overwhelmed ports, higher costs & accidents.

I believe that is Horus, son of Osiris and Isis and god of kingship and the sky

me rereading and rereading and rereading the final draft of a feature we've been working on for a year and realizing it's finally time to stop and

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This enormous pink diamond could go for up to $50 million at auction. It's 18.96 carats and once belonged to the Oppenheimer family. They call it the "Pink Legacy."

Journalism jobs at Bloomberg! We have dozens of openings in news all over the planet right now. I'll thread them here:

Patagonia is cracking down on the corporate logo vests that have become uniforms on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley. Its corporate sales program won't make products for just anyone. It wants “mission-driven companies that prioritize the planet."

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🚨 Kanye West's Yeezy business is worth as much as *$3 billion*, according to a valuation by Bank of America that we reviewed and verified. He is the sole owner of Yeezy. Story with @alexanders101 :

Kylie Jenner is selling 51% of Kylie Cosmetics for $600 million to Coty, the beauty company that owns CoverGirl and Clairol. Statement from Kylie:

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Weinstein still faces sexual assault charges in Los Angeles and more may be pending as the district attorney investigates three more claims.

It's a man's world at Victoria's Secret. Les Wexner's lingerie empire has shed $20 billion in market value. His company has a problem with the past and a problem with the future—and that leaves the present in a muddle of controversy.

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Fyre Festival organizer Billy McFarland pleads guilty to 2 counts of wire fraud. Each carries a max sentence of 20 years, though he'll likely get far less time. Remember what that one Fyre marketing guy once said: “Let’s just do it and be legends, man.”

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Wells Fargo paid $7.8 million to settle Labor Department allegations of hiring discrimination against 34,000 Black applicants just last month.

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