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Monkey Business at Bloomingdale’s for Lunar New Year

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New York–Bloomingdale’s will ring in the Year of the Monkey this Lunar New Year with special merchandise, events and cultural presentations through March 1. “Bloomingdale’s looks forward to honoring Chinese culture and tradition as we celebrate the Year of the Monkey,” says Tony Spring, Bloomingdale’s chairman and CEO. “It is …

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Lord & Taylor Gets Design Award for Holiday Windows

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New York—Even with construction scaffolding obscuring its street level façade, Lord & Taylor has scored a win with its holiday windows. The department store has received the top honor—of design:retail magazine’s Winning Windows award for its 2015 holiday window display in New York City. design:retail‘s Winning Windows awards honor the …

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Express Debuts 1st Capsule Collection, “Edition”

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New York—In an effort to distinguish itself this holiday, Express Inc. has launched the specialty retailer’s first high-end capsule collection, “Express Edition.” The capsule collection is described as classics with a “mix of cool sophistication and street style with an emphasis on luxury fabrics, elevated techniques and a sharpened attention …

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Charming Charlie Kicks Off Partnership with K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers with $3.7M Donation

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Houston—Charming Charlie sure lives up to its name. This week the accessories retailer announced announced it donated more than $3.7 million worth of product to women in need through its charitable giving partnership with the nonprofit organization K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers. More than 260,000 pieces were recently given away to various community …

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Retail Dish: Urban Outfitters to Buy Gourmet Pizza Chain

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Philadelphia—In a move to diversify that left many analysts scratching their heads in wonderment, Urban Outfitters Inc. announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all The Vetri Family group of restaurants including award winning Pizzeria Vetri. Tremendous Opportunity? Terms of the acquisition went undisclosed. The Vetri …

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Stein Mart’s “Give Back to Our Veterans” Promotion

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Jacksonville, FL—In honor of Veterans Day, Stein Mart will introduce its latest chain-wide charitable program, “Give Back to Our Veterans,” to support VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) and help the country’s veterans facing homelessness. Starting Nov. 3, shoppers can contribute to the effort by purchasing a new package of underwear or socks …

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Gap Inc. Announces Commitment to Advance the Lives of One Million Women

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New York—Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck announced today a significant Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action to advance the lives of one million women by 2020 by expanding the company’s award-winning life-skills education program, Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. (Personal Advancement & Career Enhancement). “From Phnom Penh to Pittsburgh, women share in …