Year: 2021

2 men arrested in fatal shooting at Stemmons Corridor fashion show

Two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a fashion show last week in the Stemmons Corridor.

Maleik Amaad Faheem, 23, and Denwie Bobuin Mfebe, 26, each face one count of murder in the death of Freddie Sanders III. Their attorneys could not immediately be reached for comment.

Dallas police were called late Saturday to an event hall in the 7700 block of Sovereign Row, near West Mockingbird Lane and Interstate 35E, where witnesses said two men had opened fire on Sanders. The 29-year-old was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead.

According to an arrest-warrant affidavit, there was an argument over money related to the event and Sanders — who helped run the venue — stepped in to break up the ensuing fight. As people left the event hall after the fight, two men pulled out handguns and shot at Sanders as he stood

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Payment Startups Big Winners Of E-commerce Boom

They were little known before the pandemic, but startups in the flourishing digital payment industry are now worth a fortune as Covid-19 has forced people to increasingly embrace e-commerce.

Online shopping, contactless card readers and mobile payments are nothing new, but lockdowns and fears of contagion changed consumer behaviour during the coronavirus crisis.

“2020 considerably accelerated the shift in consumer preferences to electronic payments and online shopping,” said Marc-Henri Desportes, deputy CEO of Worldline, a French payment and transactions processing firm.

A trio of startups — Stripe, SumUp and Pledg — have benefited from the shift.

Founded by two Irish brothers in 2011, Stripe catapulted to the forefront of the industry after its valuation soared to $95 billion in the past week, nearly tripling since last year.

However, it still has a long way to catch up to the likes of Mastercard, valued above $300 billion.

According a study by the consulting firm Accenture published last year, global payments revenue may rise by $500 billion over the coming years to hit $2 trillion in 2025. According a study by

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Matteo Marzotto Buys Two Companies in Luxury Goods Supply Chain

MILAN — Italian entrepreneur Matteo Marzotto has embarked on another fashion project, but this time he has turned his attention to Italian craftsmanship and the special, high-quality components that differentiate luxury goods brands.

With two business partners, he has formed Ambria Holding and taken majority stakes in Italian companies Zeta Catene and Galvanica Formelli, both located in the Arezzo, Tuscany area. Zeta Catene produces more than 2,000 types of chains of different shapes, sizes and materials, such as brass and silver, as accessories for bags and shoes. Galvanica Formelli offers metal details, components and galvanic treatments for fashion accessories.

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“Over the years, I noticed the incredible skills of our Italian artisans, but at the same time, there is a general lack of unity, while I believe that through integration, we can become specialists in the supply chain,” contended Marzotto.

This is an industrial, not a financial project,

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Kansas City Black Fashion Week to showcase Black designers, models | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Black Fashion Week kicks off this weekend and is meant to highlight “overlooked” and unknown Black designers from the metro area and beyond.

Fashion designer and stylist Kim Young, who organized the event, says this is the first-time this is being held in the area.

“I wanted to bring something new and exciting for black designers and for people to know black designers are important as well,” said Young, aka KC Queen of Fashion.

Young said the event is created to inspire up-and-coming designers in an industry that can be hard to break, Young says especially if you’re black..

“I am a fashion designer from Kansas City, Missouri, I’ve done fashion shows all over the world,” Young said. “A lot of times people feel you have to go to New York, Los Angeles, but there are some great, talented people right here in Kansas

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