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'Sneakerhead' blog-turned-streetwear site gets first backing

It started 12 years ago as a one-man blog written by a self-confessed "sneakerhead." Fashion website Highsnobiety went on to become a top destination for young men buying the latest streetwear - and has now attracted its first outside investment.

U.S. business group lobbying surged as tax reform took shape: report

WASHINGTON Lobbying by U.S. business groups including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable surged in the last three months of 2017 as lawmakers negotiated and finalized legislation that deeply cut the taxes companies pay.