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Rent spikes speed demise of clothing, footwear shops — textile syndicateSeptember 7, 2019

AMMAN — Around 800 clothing and shoe shops have shut down during the past five years due to an increase in rent, the Textile and Readymade Clothes Syndicate said on Thursday.

The clothing sector suffers from the repercussions of implementing the amended Landlords and Tenants Law for 2013, the president of the syndicate, Muneer Deyeh, told The Jordan Times.

Five years"...

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The Mary Kay FoundationSM and UT Southwestern Partner to End Cancers Impacting Women GloballyAugust 29, 2019

The Mary Kay FoundationSM, a decades-long leader in the charge to eliminate cancers affecting women, recently announced a $500,000 grant to fund a groundbreaking global fellowship program with long-time partner UT Southwestern Medical Center. The new one-year fellowships will offer up to five international postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge cancer research at the world-renowned UT Southwestern facility in Dallas, and allow them to continue research activity in their native country. This new grant"...

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Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime Video to Stream Exclusively on the Worldwide Service Friday, Sept. 20August 28, 2019

Amazon Prime Video presents the highly anticipated second annual Savage X Fenty Show, a runway show celebrating the new Fall/Winter 2019 collection from music and fashion icon Rihanna. The extraordinary fashion experience will take place during New York Fashion Week in conjunction with NYFW: The Shows and will feature a combination of models, actors and dancers wearing the latest savage styles, offering up a new type of sexy, where attitude meets individuality. Savage X Fenty Show will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video"...

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Queen visits Amman Design Week offices ahead of third editionAugust 26, 2019

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania visited the offices of Amman Design Week (ADW) in Jabal Amman on Sunday, where she was briefed on final preparations for the upcoming nine-day citywide event.

Launched in 2016 with the support of Her Majesty, ADW aims to showcase the designs and talents of local, regional and international designers, and establish Amman as a regional hub for innovation, expression, and experimentation.


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32 Leading Global Fashion and Textile Companies Make Commitments on Climate, Biodiversity and OceansAugust 23, 2019

• 32 global fashion and textile companies have signed a Fashion Pact
• They have committed to achieving practical objectives together in three areas: climate, biodiversity and oceans
• Representatives of these companies have been invited today at the Elysée Palace by French President Emmanuel Macron
• The Fashion Pact will be presented to heads of state during the G7 meeting at Biarritz

Ahead of the G7"...

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Mary Kay Appoints Katherine Weng General Manager for ChinaAugust 23, 2019

Mary Kay Inc., a leading corporate advocate of women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, announced the appointment of Katherine Weng as General Manager for Mary Kay (China) Co., Ltd. Based in Shanghai, Weng will report directly to Mary Kay’s Asia Pacific Region President, KK Chua.

“Katherine’s tireless work ethic, strategic mindset, and ability to forge long-term relationships have enabled Mary Kay China to reach new heights,”"...

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