Taiwan opens beauty-cosmetics pop-up store in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR (CNA) -- A group of Taiwanese beauty and cosmetics vendors have opened a pop-up store in a shopping mall in downtown Kuala Lumpur in a bid to impress Malaysian consumers there and eventua...

French tycoons show competitive streak over Notre Dame aid

PARIS (AP) — Two of France's richest men, long locked in a very public rivalry, are once again pitted against each other — this time over flashy and competing donations to rebuild Notre Dame. ...

Q&A: Trendy CBD rocks retail world, but does it work?

There is very little science behind most of the health claims made for CBD, the cannabis product turning up in cosmetics, foods and dietary supplements. With mainstream retailers Wal...

Macy's unveils new store experience in 36 stores

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after buying startup Story, Macy's is bringing to life the retail concept to 36 stores in 15 states including its Manhattan flagship store. The concept, which ...

Publisher of iconic black magazines files for bankruptcy

CHICAGO (AP) — Johnson Publishing Co., publisher of two iconic magazines, Ebony and Jet, that helped changed the image of black people portrayed by U.S. media, has filed for bankruptcy liquidation in ...

Loughlin, Huffman due in court in college admissions scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are expected in court Wednesday to face charges that they participated in a wide-ranging college admissions cheating scam. ...

US regulators plan hearing on growing use of CBD in products

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators are planning a public hearing to collect more information on CBD in cosmetics, foods and other products as the cannabis compound spreads in popularity. ...

Broadcom and Ulta Beauty post gains, Facebook and Tesla dip

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday: Boeing Co., up $5.69 to $378.99 The airplane maker will install a software upgrade to i...

US stocks move broadly higher, aiming for weekly gains

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks opened broadly higher on Wall Street Friday, led by technology and retail companies, putting the market on track for a strong finish to the week. The mark...

American cosmetics company in hot water for excluding Taiwan from map of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- MAC Cosmetics, a New York retailer owned by Estee Lauder, has had to scramble to apologize to irate Chinese consumers after they discovered that Taiwan was excluded from a map ...

Taiwan's research: Pregnant women frequently using personal care products more likely to bear allergic child

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Latest research findings from Taiwan’s National Health Research Institutes (NHRI) show that pregnant women who often use personal care products, cosmetics, fragrances, an...

Japanese man caught taking 'upskirt' photo in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Japanese businessman was arrested on Monday (March 4) after he was caught taking "upskirt" photos of a woman shopping in Taipei. On Monday, a 41-year-old woman w...

FDA warns of asbestos in Claire's makeup; company disputes

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. regulators on Tuesday warned people not to use certain Claire's makeup products after samples tested positive for asbestos, but the retailer disputed the findings. ...

Forbes names Kylie Jenner youngest self-made billionaire

NEW YORK (AP) — Move over Mark Zuckerberg. At 21, Kylie Jenner has been named the youngest-ever, self-made billionaire by Forbes magazine. Forbes estimated that Jenner's Kylie Cosmet...

New Disney area to immerse parkgoers in a Star Wars story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The world of Star Wars is coming from a galaxy far, far away to become the largest single-themed land created in a Disney park. Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is an adve...