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Holiday Windows 2014: Barneys Gets Baz Dazzled

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New York–Prepare to be (Baz)Dazzled! Baz Luhrmann, the spectacle-loving director/producer/writer from Down Under, transforms Barneys New York holiday windows into yet another eye-popping even of theatrical proportions. Here, he takes basic human themes (like “Truth”) and turns them into something otherworldy. Live, scheduled performances (a celestial ice princess, a wise …

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Americans Spend 14 Hours Shopping, But 71% Will Probably Not Like the Gift They Pick

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Aliso Viejo, CA—Americans spend approximately 14 hours shopping for friends and loved ones over the holiday shopping season. Too bad though that their efforts may be for naught since 71% say they don’t even like the gifts they receive. Rakuten, one of the world’s largest online retail marketplaces, today reveals …

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Nordstrom Reports 9% Q3 Sales Boost, But Lowers Guidance

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Seattle–Nordstrom Inc.’s third-quarter earnings of $142 million were up slightly from last year’s $137 million. Net sales were up 8.9 percent to $3 billion and comparable sales were up 3.4 percent. The retailer said that men’s apparel, cosmetics and accessories were among the strongest categories. However, Nordstrom lowered its earnings …