“Over the next six months, we will continue to work toward the separation of the two businesses, proceeding down a dual track to prepare for either a spin-off or a sale,” L Brands said in a statement to CNN.Although Bath & Body Works is closing as many as 40 of its stores within malls, it will also open about 50 locations in North America this year, many of which will be standalone or off-mall locations.Mall retailers have struggled in recent years — even before the pandemic — as mall foot traffic has diminished. Gap and Macy’s have both announced plans to fully or partially exit malls.[CNN] — Sasha JonesContact Sasha Jones Share via Shortlink Email Address* Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlink (Getty, iStock)Victoria’s Secret’s plans for its future are, well, not so secret.The lingerie retailer will close 30 to 50 stores in the United States and Canada this year, CNN reported. The move comes after the brand closed 241 stores in 2020.The closures will leave Victoria’s Secret with 848 stores across the two countries, down from more than 1,100 just a year ago.Its parent company, L Brands, previously made a deal with private equity firm Sycamore Partners to sell a majority stake in Victoria’s Secret and take the company private, but those plans fell through. The company, which also owns Bath & Body Works, is still exploring a sale of the lingerie brand.Read moreGap Inc. will close 350 stores and exit malls entirelyMacy’s to open smaller stores, bigger fulfillment centersPE firm to take Victoria’s Secret private as Leslie Wexner steps down Full Name* Message*
December 20th, Xining fourth secondary vocational and technical school skills competition curtain. The contest for the first time with "full competition" mode, Xining City vocational school more than 7000 students in the second grade full race preparation, the contestants generated by lottery selection, the competition is changing from "classic" to "full game".
held skills competition is not only a major review of the city’s vocational education and education and teaching level, but also a focus on the achievements of the reform and innovation of Vocational education. According to reports, since 2009, Xining has held three annual skills contest, go all the national and provincial level occupation skills contest took the "classic" way, this contest to let all the students are in competition to have a display of skills, improve the skills of the machine, take full the way, widely praised by parents and teachers.
"we face competition in 30%, this year all the school the second grade students to prepare for the contest, is preparing to draw from the full game, race preparation students, which prompted the school to pay attention to every child’s skill training, so that every child has the opportunity to showcase the skills, increase employment opportunities." Xining City Bureau of Education Vocational Education Department Song Zhimin said.
won the two prize in information technology in interior decoration design project in the contest Peng Li, Xining post 2011 graphic design students, she said: "this year to take full play skills contest game, teachers have to pay attention to every student, to increase the real aerobics training, improve their practical the operation ability of all students."
it is understood that the contest was also the first implementation of the four open". The selection process of the contest judges the results of open field; public school teachers and students, staff, county leaders, the majority of parents and the community can enter the audience spectators; public judges scoring process, experts comment on the scene, the players gain and loss analysis, as an important reference for future teaching; change the Education Bureau of the "closed door" hosting the contest alone the traditional, to open the door (put) contest, the tournament proposition, to undertake the full decentralization to the school by the city’s 7 schools set up their own professional development, competition proposition by schools and experts proposed development, enhance the pertinence of professional sports. (author: Zhao Jing)