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Bella Thorne Kicks Off Crocs Funway Runway Launch Party

Actress Bella Thorne (cr) poses with models at the Crocs Funway Event on June 23 in New York City.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Crocs)

New York--Bella Thorne proved Tuesday night she can really kick up her heels, or in this case, her Crocs. At the show brand’s … [Read more...]

After a Year, Alibaba Sells Off its 11 Main Online Marketplace

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San Mateo, CA—Alibaba may boast itself as the largest online and mobile commerce company in the world in terms of gross … [Read more...]

Safilo to Relocate Its North American Headquarters, Consolidates Its US Distribution Network

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Parsippany, NJ and Padua Italy--Safilo Group, the Italian eyewear creator and worldwide distributor of eyewear, recently announced … [Read more...]

Activist Shareholder Wages Proxy Battle at Christopher & Banks

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Plymouth, MN—Activist shareholder Jonathan Duskin of Macellum Advisors has been pushing for a change at Christopher & Banks, … [Read more...]

Study Mother’s Day: Customer Experience Data Can Help Retailers Capitalize on Last Minute Father’s Day Sales

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Ann Arbor, MI—Father’s Day is Sunday and we wish Dad the best. But in the weeks leading up to this year’s Mother’s Day shopping … [Read more...]

New York & Company, Eva Mendes Collaboration Extended to 2019

Eva Mendes, pictured here wearing the Maria dress, Charlotte Cabochons necklace, and Charlotte Cabochons bracelet, from her exclusive collection for New York & Co.

New York—Just because a retailer collaborates with a celebrity or designer doesn’t mean it’s always successful. Witness the … [Read more...]

Foot Locker Launches Film Contest for NYC Marathon

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New York—Today, Foot Locker, Inc., the specialty athletic retailer, announces its partnership with ASICS America Corp. to launch … [Read more...]

Presenting the 9th Annual Independent Handbag Designer Awards Winners

Mandy Chang accepting her IHDA for theThe EVINE Live Best Handbag in Overall Style and Design

New York—When it began nine years ago, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IHDA) seemed like a good idea, providing some much … [Read more...]

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House

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Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]

Another Round of Job Cuts at Target

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Minneapolis—Target Corp. has been undergoing what its chief executive and others call a transformation. That has included laying … [Read more...]

Affluents Enjoy the Little Things in Life, as a Luxury Drought Takes Hold

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Stevens, PA—Affluent consumer confidence took another turn for the worst in the second quarter 2015, according to the latest … [Read more...]

Annual Users Group Conference Helps Retailers Transform Data Into Action

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Chicago--ShopperTrak, a leading global provider of consumer behavior insights and location-based analytics, kicks off the … [Read more...]