Day: September 9, 2021

This Is the Least Trusted Major Online Shopping Site, According to Data

Online shopping has been a part of most of our lives for years at this point, but even for those who prefer to do things the old-fashioned way and browse products in person, the COVID-19 pandemic made online shopping essential to get everything from groceries to exercise equipment. Not all online marketplaces are created equal, however—at least that’s what a recent Axios Harris poll suggests. And that’s where we turned to find out the least trusted online shopping site.

The Axios Harris Poll 100, based on an annual survey of 42,935 Americans, ranks the biggest brands in the U.S. using a two-step process. First, the survey determined the public’s “top-of-mind awareness of companies that either excel or falter in society,” deeming them the 100 “most visible” companies. These brands were then rated by a second group of Americans using seven key dimensions of reputation—affinity, ethics, growth, products/service, citizenship, vision, and

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New York Fashion Week 2021 highlights in pictures

New York Fashion Week is back, with designers Christian Siriano, Brandon Maxwell and Gabriela Hearst among those showcasing their Spring-Summer 2022 collections.

Covid-19 restrictions forced recent editions online, but the majority of this season’s shows will take place in-person. Attendees will, however, be required to show proof of vaccination, according to organizers.

Although several labels have nonetheless stuck with virtual showcases, others are opting for the grandest of real-world locations: Ulla Johnson is taking over the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and LaQuan Smith is hosting his show at an American landmark, the Empire State Building.

Famous models are also making a welcome return to the catwalk, with Gigi Hadid walking for Proenza Schouler and plus-size models Precious Lee and Candice Huffine starring in Christian Siriano’s body-positive show. And New York Fashion Week naturally enjoys a slew of celebrity-studded front rows, with the likes of Katie Holmes, Alicia Silverstone and Lil

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