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Early Back-to-School Findings: Families Plan to Spend More This Year

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Washington—The Fourth of July marks the official beginning of summer for most school children these days. For parents it can … [Read more...]

Sole Society Gets $8M In Funding; Appoints New CEO, Executive Team

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Los Angeles-- Sole Society, a lifestyle brand of women's shoes, bags and accessories, announced Wednesday $8 million in Series B … [Read more...]

H. Stern Bows Renovated Flagship in Manhattan

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New York--H.Stern has reopened its Fifth Avenue boutique which has been closed since January 2015 while undergoing a highly … [Read more...]

Top 100 Stores: Customer-Centric, Omnichannel Retailers Grow in All the Right Places

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Washington—The nation’s largest retailers, as ranked by STORES Magazine and Kantar Retail, have collectively held their top spots … [Read more...]

Boot Barn Completes Purchase of Rival Sheplers

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Irvine, CA--Boot Barn Holdings, Inc. announced this week the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Sheplers, Inc. … [Read more...]

Finicky Millennials Most Open to Joining Fee-Based Loyalty Programs

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Cincinnati--Do you cringe at the idea of paying a fee to join a customer loyalty program? Chances are you’re not a … [Read more...]

Joy & Mario Collaborate with World Wildlife Fund

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Los Angeles–Joy & Mario, the footwear brand known for its collection of modern, stylish espadrilles, is taking a walk to the … [Read more...]

President Obama Signs Two Key Industry-Supported Trade Measures into Law

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Washington--President Barack Obama today signed two important trade measures into law – the Trade Preferences Extension Act of … [Read more...]

Kangol Teams Up With 10 Underground Record Labels To Launch Radio Kangol

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New York--Iconic headwear brand Kangol, born in London and raised in New York, is launching a radio streaming station-featuring … [Read more...]

Nike Scores a Big One: Q4 Profit Up 24%, Sales Up 13%

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Beaverton, OR—Even after 51 years in business, Nike is still just doing it.In its fourth quarter earnings report Thursday, the … [Read more...]

BaubleBar to Open First Store at Roosevelt Field

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New York—Don’t let the continued rise in online sales dampen the need for bricks-and-mortar. Just ask BaubleBar, a jewelry … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Spending: A Harbinger of Sales to come?

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Washington—Americans are ready to put on their red, white and blue to celebrate Independence Day with friends and family—and … [Read more...]