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See Two Couples Get Married in Times Square on New Year's Eve
Many of the 1 million people who celebrated New Year's Eve in Times Square wore extra layers or novelty hats, but there were two couples who celebrated in grand style. These couples won the chance to get married in Times Square after submitting their names in a contest. One of them became the first
Yellen Fed Nomination Calms Markets
Morning Money Memo… President Obama will nominate Janet Yellen for Fed chairman. The announcement, set to come at 3 p.m., is sending a positive vibe throughout the markets. Dow, S&P and NASDAQ futures were all positive early Wednesday. Yellen, who served as Ben Bernanke’s vice chairman,...
Triskaidekaphobia Cuts Suit Sales, Men's Wearhouse Says
Men’s Wearhouse CEO Doug Ewert blamed the company’s disappointing earnings on couples’ wariness of getting married in the year 2013 because of triskaidekaphobia, or the fear of the number 13. During a conference call with investors on Thursday to discuss second-quarter earnings, Ewert said ...
America's Favorite Pitch People: Where Are They Now?
They're the ordinary people who became overnight stars by selling us everything from OxiClean to flavored drinks to men's suits. Though you might not recognize their names, if you've ever watched TV or read a magazine, you would recognize these people in an instant. Sometimes the regular
Men's Wearhouse Defends Firing Founder
The importance of men's apparel company says it stands behind the decision to fire boss and pitchman George Zimmer who founded the company back in 1973 was ousted by his own routine for what they called differences in opinion about the men's makers direction it. An unusually and forward letter to
Pay and Power Among Reasons Men's Wearhouse Fired George Zimmer , the Company Hints
In a rare insider's view of a board room battle, Men's Wearhouse is defending the firing of founder and executive chairman George Zimmer , saying there were disagreements over compensation and that he "had difficulty accepting the fact that Men's Wearhouse is a public company." On Tuesday, the
Men's Wearhouse Founder Reacts to Termination
The face of Men's Wearhouse says company has "inappropriately chosen to silence my concerns."
Feed Frenzy: Royal Baby (Economy) Boom?
Why Prince William and Kate Middleton?s baby could mean a boost for the British economy.
Nightline 06/19: James Gandolfini, Known for Playing Tony Soprano, Dead at 51
Tonight on Nightline Tony Soprano has fallen whatever tragic news tonight. There's an illustrious star of stage and screen leaves us. We remember James Gandolfini. Screaming crying and up all night tonight kids that just won't sleep and parents on the verge of breaking down specialist charge
Men's Wearhouse Founder: 'Silenced' by Company
George Zimmer releases statement following his termination as executive chairman.