London’s Soho has been a red-light district for hundreds of years. You don’t need to consult the history books to learn about its seedier side: Neon signs for strip shows, sex toys and “models” are openly on display.
Six years ago, in an oft-told conversion tale, Scott Harrison stopped promoting hot New York nightclubs selling $350 bottles of vodka and soon found himself helping to fund water projects in the developing world.
“Fast & Furious 6” was the top film at U.S. and Canadian theaters for a second weekend with $35.2 million in sales, topping “After Earth,” the new Will Smith- and-son movie from Sony Corp., which took in $27.5 million.
The Fancy, an online shop with items culled by customers, raised $53 million from investors including American Express Co., billionaire Len Blavatnik and actor Will Smith, people familiar with the matter said.