Sales of Leather Goods May Save Struggling Luxury Brands

Posted on November 30, 2016, Updated November 30, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Sales of Leather Goods May Save Struggling Luxury Brands

In general, luxury brands are struggling these days. There have been significant changes in both consumer preferences and spending habits over the last few years, and due to a decline of tourism throughout Europe and the U.S., the luxury goods market has shown a lot less growth. Although analysts have warned that this phenomenon may be “the new normal,” some brands are trying to save their hides — with hides. Herm├Ęs International is one of those brands. While the exclusive … Continue reading “Sales of Leather Goods May Save Struggling Luxury Brands”

Cyber Security Breaches Cost More Than Ever, But Big Businesses Don’t Seem to Care

Posted on November 10, 2016, Updated November 10, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Cyber Security Breaches Cost More Than Ever, But Big Businesses Don’t Seem to Care

Within the past few years, there have been many large scale American data breaches that have put the personal information of many at risk. Retailers such as Target and Home Depot, technology company Sony, and digital giant Yahoo! have all been victims in the recent past. The numbers are shocking. In the U.S. alone, it is estimated that over 900 million records of personal identifiable information had been stolen within the past couple years, which begs the question, how much … Continue reading “Cyber Security Breaches Cost More Than Ever, But Big Businesses Don’t Seem to Care”

State Park Camping Attendance Sees Another Record Breaking Year

Posted on November 9, 2016, Updated November 19, 2019Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on State Park Camping Attendance Sees Another Record Breaking Year

For the fifth consecutive year, state parks have experienced record camping numbers. More than 11 million adults and children camp every year, and this year is no exception to the high numbers. Attendance at state park campgrounds is up yet again, according to a recent report released by the office of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. In fact, attendance through the month of October was around 633,000 nights, well above the 2015 total of 623,891. Even Stony Brook State Park in Livingston … Continue reading “State Park Camping Attendance Sees Another Record Breaking Year”

Despite $5,000 Goal, Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Raise More Than $1 Million

Posted on November 7, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Despite $5,000 Goal, Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Raise More Than $1 Million

North Dakota Pipeline protesters attempted to crowdsource money to aid them in their protest of the construction of the four-state long Dakota Access oil pipeline. The effort yielded surprising results. “It still feels unreal sometimes because it is such an astronomical figure to me,” said Ho Waste Wakiya Wicasa, a protester who set up the original GoFundMe campaign. “The money goes as quickly as it comes, but without having been as much as it is, we certainly wouldn’t have been … Continue reading “Despite $5,000 Goal, Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Raise More Than $1 Million”