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From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

From Roots to Canada Goose, Canadian retailers use collaborations to woo customers

Roots Corp. has been doing collaborations since before they were cool. Just ask Karl Kowalewski, head of the Canadian brand’s leather factory since the company was founded nearly 50 years ago.
New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

New this week: 'Only Murders in the Building,' 'More Power'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

Manufacturers struggle to keep pace with vinyl record demand

The arrival of the compact disc nearly killed off record albums, with vinyl pressing machines sold, scrapped and dismantled by major record labels.
Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

LONDON (AP) — The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe.
A new leader in the Philippines, and a family's old wounds

A new leader in the Philippines, and a family's old wounds

BOSTON (AP) — He was the uncle I never met. But in my family's origin story, Emmanuel “Manny” Yap always loomed large. The life of great potential cut short. The cautionary tale. But also the reminder of doing what was right, no matter the cost.
Moderna COVID-19 shots now an option for older kids in US

Moderna COVID-19 shots now an option for older kids in US

NEW YORK (AP) — There is now a second COVID-19 option for kids ages 6 to 17 in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday announced it is recommending Moderna shots as an option for school-age kids and teens.

Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide.
Zelenskyy urges Glastonbury crowd to spread truth about war

Zelenskyy urges Glastonbury crowd to spread truth about war

PILTON, England (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy urged music fans at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday to “spread the truth about Russia’s war ” on his country.
Bausch Health names hedge fund manager John Paulson as chairperson

Bausch Health names hedge fund manager John Paulson as chairperson

LAVAL, Que. — Bausch Health Companies Inc. says hedge fund manager John Paulson has been named chairperson of its board of directors, replacing Joseph Papa. Paulson is president and portfolio manager of Paulson & Co. Inc.
Ukrainian army to leave battered city to avoid encirclement

Ukrainian army to leave battered city to avoid encirclement

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — After weeks of ferocious fighting , Ukrainian forces will retreat from a besieged city in the country's east to avoid encirclement, a regional governor said Friday.