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The $300m flip flop: how real-estate site Zillow’s side hustle went badly wrong

Real estateThe $300m flip flop: how real-estate site Zillow’s side hustle went badly wrongZillow reportedly has about 7,000 homes that it now needs to unload – many for prices lower than it originally paid Arwa MahdawiThu 4 Nov 2021...

Victoria’s Secret's ‘feminist’ rebrand is as flimsy as a polyester thong | Arwa Mahdawi

Victoria’s new Secret … she’s a #girlboss now!Looks like someone is getting a makeover! After a hellish few years that saw sales slump, criticism mount, and a Jeffrey Epstein scandal, Victoria’s Secret has decided it’s time for a drastic...

Do millennials really prefer to rent – or have we just been cheated out of a proper home? | Arwa Mahdawi

The year is 2070. Nobody owns a home any more; the concept of individuals possessing property has gone the way of the floppy disk. Instead, a few large corporations control all the world’s real estate and people “subscribe” to...

What are friends for? Not self-advancement, that’s for sure | Arwa Mahdawi

Have you done an audit of your friendship group lately? Have you measured the return on investment of each of your acquaintances? Have you used a pandemic that has killed millions of people as an opportunity to “prune” your...

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