Day: February 5, 2021

How To Shop Online In The Least Wasteful Ways Possible

If you’ve found yourself spending the pandemic filling up online shopping cart after online shopping cart, you’re not alone.

People have increasingly turned to online shopping during the coronavirus crisis. While Americans spent less online during the first three months of 2020 compared with the final three months of 2019, this shot up by 37 percent in April, May, and June, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While online sales decreased slightly during July, August, and September, they were still 37 percent higher than the same period in 2019. And online sales are only expected to increase across the industry, according to the Associated Press.

But all this shopping puts a heavy strain on the environment because the packaging relies on a huge amount of single-use plastic (most of which is difficult or impossible to recycle), says David Pinsky, who was a senior plastics campaigner at Greenpeace

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The daughter of tech billionaire Ken Xie on style, sports and social media



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The champion equestrian and new-face fashionista Jaime Xie talks to us during lockdown about style, sports, social media and her family home. Last year, when not jetting around the world’s four fashion capitals, California-based tech heiress and fashionista Jaime Xie was shooting for a yet-to-be released US reality show.

At only 22, the high-fashion newbie has quickly racked up an impressive, enormous wardrobe, a fashion-week presence and a rapidly growing number of social-media followers. But she’s not your usual fashion influencer. As a former competitive equestrian, Xie ranked first in the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Small Junior Hunter 16-17 Division and, in 2014, her mount Commisario won the USEF Horse of the Year Award.

“After watching my best friend in second grade, I fell in love with the sport and continued riding for 12 years,” Xie says. “The feeling is indescribable, that connection

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Here’s My Top Growth Stock to Buy Right Now

Every investor wants a stock that can grow faster than the broad market, but this outperformance isn’t always easy to find. Let’s explore how Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) can use its innovative business model to disrupt the fashion industry to boost its revenue and earnings. 

A fashion retail disruptor 

Founded in 2003, Revolve Group boasts a unique take on fashion retail. The company curates and sells designer apparel, footwear, and accessories with the help of a proprietary algorithm to manage inventory and tap into fashion trends. But its marketing strategy — which relies on a network of about 4,500 Instagram influencers — is what sets it apart from competitors in the industry. 

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Instead of traditional advertising such display ads, billboards, etc., Revolve pampers its social media influencers with free clothes and exclusive experiences to help them create engaging social media content. As just one example,

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