(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
Rival soda companies Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. race to produce a plastic bottle made entirely from plants. In other news, New York gears up for Asia Week, and Macy's will keep 14 stores open for 83 hours nonstop in the countdown to Christmas Day.

Check out the headlines after the jump.

The Race to Greener Bottles Could Be Long | NY Times
Asian design institutions collaborate for Asia Week NYC | Editor at Large
Macy's to keep 14 units open for 83 hours nonstop for countdown to Christmas Day | Home Textiles Today

Image: PepsiCo, via Associated Press