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Avon Q2 Profit Plummets 40% on Sales Fall

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New York--Avon Products Inc reported today a 40% drop in quarterly profit as sales were hurt by increased competition in key … [Read more...]

Dollar Tree Acquires Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

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Chesapeake, VA--Dollar Tree is acquiring rival discount retailer Family Dollar in an $8.5 billion cash and stock deal. The merger … [Read more...]

Love Culture, Latest Fashion Retailer to File Bankruptcy

"Bahama Babe" look from Love Culture's summer collections

Los Angeles—Love Culture Inc., a specialty retailer catering to 18-to-35 age range women, reported Wednesday it become the latest … [Read more...]

Wolverine Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, But Store Closures Planned

Most of the planned store closures include Stride Rite, Wolverine's kids shoe shoes

Rockford, MI—Wolverine World Wide, Inc. reported Tuesday an increase in its second quarter profit and sales, but also plans to … [Read more...]

Lululemon Athletica Supply Chain Issues Improving

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Vancouver—Supply chain management issues at Lululemon Athletica appear to be being resolved, with analysts describing the findings … [Read more...]

Report: HSN CEO Turns Down Top Job at JCPenney

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New York—JCPenney has had a litany of problems the last few years. The latest evidently is finding a new chief executive officer … [Read more...]

Retail Comp Sales in June Once Again Beat Forecasts

Only a handful of major retailers still release monthly sales results

New York—Retailers sailed past estimates for their June comparable store sales results as better weather and lower unemployment … [Read more...]

American Apparel Agrees to $25M Cash from Shareholder, Charney to Return

Businessweek cover story this week on Dov Charney

Los Angeles—He’s back. Yes, Dov Charney the controversial and recently ousted chief executive at American Apparel, will return to … [Read more...]

Fast Retailing Cuts Forecast After More Losses

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Tokyo—Fast Retailing Co., parent of Uniqlo, plans to cut its annual forecast for the second time due to losses at its J. Brand … [Read more...]

Report: American Apparel in Talks to Pay Off Loan

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Los Angeles—In another twist in the American Apparel story, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the retailer is in talks … [Read more...]

Round 2: JCPenney Appeals Loss in Macy’s, Martha Stewart Case

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New York—After being referred to as “childish” by a New York court, JCPenney has returned to the courtroom, appealing a New York … [Read more...]

Ex-CEO Dov Charney Ups Stake in American Apparel

Provacative advertising and photography have been popular under Charney's tenure

Los Angeles--Ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney has upped his stake in the company to 42.98% as his battle with the company … [Read more...]

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