Aston Martin just gave us a first look at its new DBX SUV that will take on Bentley and Lamborghini (AML)

Aston Martin confirmed that its upcoming luxury SUV will be named the DBX. The company also gave the public its first look at an Aston Martin DBX prototype. The DBX will be the latest entrant into the ultra-premium SUV segment and will take on the likes of the Bentley Bentayga, Range Rover Autobiography, and the Lamborghini Urus. The production Aston Martin DBX is expected to launch sometime in the fourth quarter of 2019. Aston Martin confirmed on Tuesday that is upcoming luxury SUV will be called the DBX. In addition, Aston gave the public its first look at the first SUV in company history. The first photos to feature the… Read More

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Skincare startup Heyday raises $8M

Heyday, a startup aiming to make facials more affordable and personalized, announced today that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. I first wrote about the company a year ago, when it raised its $3 million seed round. At the time, co-founder and CEO Adam Ross said his goal was to offer something that sits between expensive, high-end facials and “random little places that are generally cheap in a bad way.” (Heyday pricing starts at $65 for a 30-minute session.) The company current operates six brick-and-mortar locations — it started in New York City but recently opened its first Los Angeles store. At the same time, Ross said… Read More

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Skincare startup Heyday raises $8M

Heyday, a startup aiming to make facials more affordable and personalized, announced today that it has raised $8 million in Series A funding. I first wrote about the company a year ago, when it raised its $3 million seed round. At the time, co-founder and CEO Adam Ross said his goal was to offer something that sits between expensive, high-end facials and “random little places that are generally cheap in a bad way.” (Heyday pricing starts at $65 for a 30-minute session.) The company current operates six brick-and-mortar locations — it started in New York City but recently opened its first Los Angeles store. At the same time, Ross said… Read More

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Blue Apron’s Stock Falls 6% After the Meal Delivery Company Lays off 4% of Its Workforce

Blue Apron’s stock fell 5.7% after the company said it would lay off 4% of its workers in an effort to push the company closer to profitability. The announcement came as Blue Apron reported earnings for the third quarter. The company said revenue fell 28% from the same quarter in 2017 to $151 million, while its net loss declined to 18 cents a share from a loss of 47 cents a share. Cash on hand declined to $163 million at the end of the quarter from $229 million a year earlier. Blue Apron’s customer base shrank in the previous year, although remaining customers are ordering more meals. The company reported… Read More

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Monopoly for Millennials: Angry Millennials React on Twitter

Monopoly for Millennials, Hasbro’s newest addition to the Monopoly board game empire, is receiving widespread backlash from offended Millennials shortly after the game was released. The game cover, accompanied with the tagline “Adulting is hard. You deserve a break from the rat race,” features a “cool” Mr. Monopoly taking a selfie, wearing a “participation award” pinned to his chest, and drinking a latte. A camera, a pair of sunglasses, and a hashtag are included among the game pieces, and there are no properties for the players to buy – instead, players collect “experiences;” for example, this edition replaces the original game’s Park Place with a “3-Day Music Festival,” while other… Read More

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