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Retail Holidays Hires to Hit Nearly 400,000

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Chicago—If the number of new retail jobs for holiday are any indication, then the nation’s retailers are in for a strong holiday … [Read more...]

Mobile Shoppers Reveal Scope of Desire for Discounts, Promotions

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New York—More than half of mobile shoppers admit to using coupon apps monthly and another 20% use them daily. Those are among the … [Read more...]

Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom Opening in Puerto Rico

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San Juan, PR—Both Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom will be opening their first stores in Puerto Rico next spring. The two luxury … [Read more...]

Belk Encourages Students to Make An Impact in Their Communities

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Silver Spring, MD--Belk, Discovery Education and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) announced today the … [Read more...]

The Evolution of Socks: From Commodity to Statement Piece

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Port Washington, NY– Those boots may be made for walking (and that’s just what they’ll do), but so are socks—so much so that the … [Read more...]

Takeover Rumors Boost dELiA*s Stock Prices

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New York—dELiA*s saw its shares jump more than 35% today after rumors surfaced that the teen mall clothing stores received several … [Read more...]

Steve Madden To Acquire Mexico Licensee

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Long Island City, NY--Steve Madden today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Trendy Imports S.A. de … [Read more...]

Marcolin Restructures U.S. Operations

Negin Mirsalehi looked gorgeous in a #JustCavalli look. including sunglasses from Marcolin, for the second day of Milan Fashion Week

Milan—Marcolin SpA recently completed the next stage of the Marcolin USA/VIVA International Group integration execution, which … [Read more...]

Korean Mobile Carrier Buys Shopkick for $200 Million

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Redwood City, CA—In what has been called a significant landmark in the growth of location-based mobile shopping, SK planet–a … [Read more...]

American Apparel Picks Outsider as Interim CEO

First for Fall at American Apparel:
Essential knits and minis. French employee Julie in the Knitted Classic Crop, Plaid Circle Skirt and Wool Beret.

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel has hired turnaround specialist Scott Brubaker as its interim chief executive … [Read more...]

Finish Line Q2 Profit Edges Down, Misses Estimates

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Indianapolis—The Finish Line reported its second quarter profit edged down 1.3% as higher costs, expenses and write-downs failed … [Read more...]

New Film Pays Tribute to Fashion Elders

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New York—While the world focuses on the latest runways from Paris, dominated by 90-pound ingénues, Lina Plioplyte is devoting her … [Read more...]