U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Tuesday that he hoped to have Justice Department investigations of the big tech platforms - Facebook, Alphabet's Google, Amazon.com and Apple - completed next year.
The U.S. threat of tariffs on French goods from handbags to Champagne proved just a glancing blow to giants like LVMH and Kering this week, as investors refused to give up their decade-long love affair with luxury goods.
France and the U.S. on Tuesday said they would seek to ward off a trade war after Washington threatened tariffs on French products including cosmetics and handbags and Paris warned of retaliation backed by the EU.
Nordstrom's new store, located a few blocks from Central Park, marks the 118-year-old company's first flagship offering in the nation's biggest retail market and aims to reboot a format that has been fading.
Lawmakers pressed top U.S. antitrust enforcers on their probes of tech giants Google, Facebook and Amazon on Wednesday, with the chair of a House subcommittee expressing frustration over the firms' acquisitions.