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Victoria’s Secret is selling $50 sports bras in a new gymwear collection. Leaders refused to sell sports bras in the past because they thought ‘sweat is only sexy when you’re having sex,’ former staffers say.

Victoria’s Secret Victoria’s Secret launched a new gymwear collection this week, featuring leggings and sports bras. It’s part of the brand’s turnaround effort, during which it has also ditched its iconic Angels. Former staffers said the old management team refused to sell sports bras, which were deemed unsexy. See more stories on Insider’s business page. […]

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A ‘sleep coach’ says bad sleep impacts performance more than diet or exercise, and reveals how to combat it

Bad sleep doesn’t just cause fatigue, irritability, memory problems and poor focus; it works against you in your work as well as in relationships. Jamie Grill/Getty Images Entrepreneurs, athletes, and high performers badly need adequate sleep. Good sleep may be more important than diet or exercise, according to sleep coach Floris Wouterson. Here are five […]

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Trump called his acting attorney general almost daily to pressure him into investigate 2020 election-fraud claims, and was ignored every time, report says

Jeffrey Rosen. Yuri Gripas-Pool/Getty Images Then-President Trump kept pushing Jeffrey Rosen to probe election-fraud claims, WaPo reported. But Rosen reportedly refused to bend to his demands, always remaining noncommittal. More information is emerging of the lengths Trump went to overturn the election. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Then-President Donald Trump called then-acting Attorney […]

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10 things before the opening bell

REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Welcome to 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. Markets Insider is selling its first NFTs. Get the details here. Let’s get into it. 1. US stock futures are trading higher after the Fed signaled it sees no need to adjust monetary policy yet. With […]

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Watch a viral TikTok video of order stickers piling up at a Starbucks store. ‘This was literally 10 minutes after opening,’ the barista says.

Starbucks baristas have told Insider that they sometimes struggle to strike a balance between mobile orders, cafe orders, and drive-thru orders. REUTERS/Mike Blake A TikTok video shows Starbucks baristas reacting to a long line of order stickers. A barista said the video was shot “10 minutes after opening,” adding the hashtag #ihatecapitalism. She said that […]

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Global shares rise after the Fed signals no change in policy, while China calms investor concerns about regulatory crackdowns

Spencer Platt/Getty Images Global equities rose on Thursday after the Federal Reserve kept US monetary policy unchanged. Investor sentiment was further underpinned by China soothing some concerns over recent regulatory crackdowns. Commodities rose along with a weaker dollar, with gold and silver gaining sharply. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the […]