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Bluefly Launches Mobile Coupons in TV Ads

Bluefly mobile coupons

New York--Bluefly.com is incorporating mobile barcode technology into its latest television advertising campaign to give viewers … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Store Expansion May Create 3,000 Jobs

Kohl's

Menomonee Falls, WI--Kohl's Corp is to open 21 new stores across the US, which will create close to 3,000 jobs in 15 states. The … [Read more...]

Family Dollar to Open More Stores as Profits Surge 23%

Family Dollar

Charlotte--Family Dollar Stores Inc is to open more stores and expand its refurbishment programme after posting 23% surge in … [Read more...]

New California Cadmium Limits Increase Demands for Federal Regulations

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger

North Kingston, RI—Responding to a new state law limiting cadmium in children’s jewelry that California Governor Arnold … [Read more...]

Cost Concerns Weigh on H&M Results

H&M

Stockholm--A 22.5% rise in third quarter profit booked today at H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB has been overshadowed by evidence … [Read more...]

Abercrombie & Fitch Fines $1 Million After Immigration Audit

abercrombie

Columbus, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch has been issued with a $1.05 million fine for failing to verify the employment eligibility … [Read more...]

China Currency Bill Divides Textiles, Apparel Groups

China Currency

Washington--China currency legislation being considered by Congress has divided textile makers and apparel importers over its … [Read more...]

Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Dressbarn Honors Teachers with In-Store Events

Suffern, NY--Teachers truly have the most important job, and retailer dressbarn is making sure they receive extra credit where … [Read more...]

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Target to Try on New Size at Retail

Minneapolis—Bigger isn’t necessarily better when planning new store locations these days. Case in point: Target announced recently … [Read more...]

JCPenney Announces Stores Openings, Renovation Plans

JCPenney

Plano, TX—JCPenney announced plans to expand into "underserved" major markets as part of its long-range plan that also includes … [Read more...]

U.S. Firm, Samsung Near Deal on Buying Ferre

Gianfranco Ferré runway in Milan

Milan—Prodos Capital Management, a U.S. private equity firm, and Samsung’s textile division are reportedly the highest bidders in … [Read more...]

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Maurices Kicks Off Nationwide Band Search

Duluth, MN—Maurices, a leading “small town” fashion specialty store, is doing its own version of “America’s Got Talent,” a … [Read more...]