Port Squeeze Threatens US Retailers’ Holiday Plans

Warehouse terminal at the Port of Long Beach, California | Source: Reuters

A shortage of transportation equipment and possible labor disruptions at ​the Long Beach port complex is delaying shipping containers for up to three weeks, threatening timely delivery to retailers for the holiday season.

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Under Armour Shares Fall as Sales Growth Slows

Gisele Bündchen in Under Armour's "I Will What I Want" 2014 campaign | Source: Under Armour

Under Armour Inc., the second- largest U.S. athletic-apparel maker, declined in early trading after growth slowed last quarter, raising concerns that the company’s torrid expansion is waning.

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Julie Wainwright of The RealReal on Why Experience Matters

Julie Wainwright | Source: Courtesy

In the latest instalment of Founder Stories, BoF talks to Internet veteran Julie Wainwright about what she learned from the ‘dotcom’ crash, launching a digital business in a tech culture that is ageist and sexist, and how she took luxury resale site The RealReal from zero to $100 million in revenue in just three years.

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