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Burlington Coat Factory Expects to Raise $205 Million in IPO

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Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory said Monday that it expects to raise $205 million from its initial public offering of 13.3 million of its common stock at $17 a share. The proceeds will be used—along with cash on hand—to “primarily redeem outstanding indebtedness.” The offering, which the company filed a registration statement for …

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Online “University” Teaches All About Fashion Design

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New York—A first-ever online fashion design video library, known as University of Fashion (U of F) recently launched aiming at teaching fashion fanatics all about fashion design. Accessible over the web, mobile devices and tablets, University of Fashion provides access to hundreds of easy-to-understand lessons: from draping silhouettes to learning …

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10 Minutes With… Emily Blumenthal of Independent Handbag Designer Awards

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New York–Accessories caught up with the ever-energetic Emily Blumenthal, founder of Handbag Designer 101, the Independent Handbag Designer Awards (IDHA), which recently wrapped up its 7th annual competition and awards show, and the HBDNetwork. The company recently launched the site Thehandbagawards.com, which serves as an invaluable industry resource. What is …