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Week in Review: Must-Read, Online News

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New York—Collaborations were a hot topic this week. From the Banana Republic/Marimekko apparel and accessories for spring to more New York retailers, including Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bergdorf Goodman and Saks Fifth Avenue, vying to capitalize on upcoming first-time Super Bowl in the New York metro area. (Let’s just hope the weather …

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Week in Review: News Not to Miss

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New York—While it may be Friday the 13th—a traditionally an unlucky day—most U.S. retailers are probably rejoicing and racking up sales. Several positive signs were revealed this week to justify that optimism. The monthly global port tracker found imports of containers were on the rise the last couple of months …

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Sears to Spin Off Lands’ End

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Hoffman Estates, IL—While Sears Holdings would have probably preferred to sell its Lands’ End business outright, the retailer said Friday that it will be spin off the division as a separate company. In an SEC regulatory filing, Sears said the spinoff will be through a pro rata distribution of Lands’ …