The Knockoff: A Book Review

I typically don’t listen to novels, but I felt that a book about an online publication HAD to be an audio…on my iPhone.  The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes (she’s Plum Sykes’ twin) and Jo Piazza and narrated by Katherine Kellgren… Continue Reading

Ann Taylor Bought by Ascena: Thoughts

Most people who care probably have already heard the news, which was all over the business pages on Monday – Ann Inc., which owns Ann Taylor and LOFT, was purchased by Ascena, the company that owns Lane Bryant and Dress… Continue Reading

Coach Buys Stuart Weitzman for $574M: My Thoughts

This was announced earlier this week, but I guess that’s what you have to do when you want to be more relevant.  I mean, I haven’t bought anything from Coach in probably a year or more.  I don’t dislike the… Continue Reading

Success in the City 2014, a Recap

Hosted by Sexy & Wealthy in Heels and The Belle Method and sponsored by Louis M. Martini Winery, Success in the City (formally known as Divas in the City) is essentially an evening seminar which features experts in the fields relevant… Continue Reading

Thoughts on the BlackBerry 10

Yesterday, Research in Motion (okay, BlackBerry – new stock symbols are BB (TSX) and BBRY (NYSE)), announced its two new devices, the Q10 and Z10  both operating under the revamped BlackBerry 10 system.  These devices, of which one (Z10) is… Continue Reading

Tablet-Laptop Hybrids: What do you think?

No, we are not time-travelling back to 2005 when we last saw these machines.  Newer, sleaker versions were seen at CES 2011 a few weeks ago, including those that operate on two different systems (the Lenovo IdeaPad Hybrid U1, for example,… Continue Reading

Some Playbook Questions Answered and Preview of its Apps

So it looks like RIM fans are getting some of their questions answered. Since the announcement of the Playbook, RIM has said very little about its apps, concentrating more on the Playbook’s multitasking ability and its use of Flash. However,… Continue Reading