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2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett Planning Tour & 'Cheek to Cheek' Follow-up

In a recent Billboard article , Lady Gaga confirms that she will be touring with singing legend Tony Bennett , and that they are currently planning on recording a second album of Jazz standards.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Tony Bennett, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Look, HSN, Retail

6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Handmade vegan bath and body care gains in popularity

A fairly new handmade vegan hair, bath and body brand has gained in popularity, beginning with Etsy and expanding to major retailers, keeping with the same basic ingredients.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

Portland company's classes will stitch the apparel industry together as manufacturing returns

Next month Portland Sewing and Sharon Blair will launch its most comprehensive series of courses yet for students interested in starting apparel businesses.

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Related Topix: Art Institute of Portland

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Stocks end mostly lower as Ukraine tensions flare

Investors were also poring over a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, which gave few clues about the central bank's next moves on interest rates.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Aeropostale, Retail

CBS News

Iconic photographer focuses on pet project

But rarely does Bruce Weber step in front of the camera to share his story of the sexy photos that shocked a generation, created icons and revolutionized fashion photography, CBS News' Jamie Wax reports.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Fashion, Designers, Calvin Klein, Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail

Seeking Alpha

Foot Locker (FL) Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Webcast

The following audio is from a conference call that will begin on August 22, 2014 at 09:00 AM ET.

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Related Topix: Foot Locker, Retail

Business Journal

American Eagle upgraded to buy

After posting second-quarter earnings below last year's but above of Wall Street's estimates Wednesday, American Eagle Outfitters Inc. was upgraded by two investment firms Thursday.

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Related Topix: American Eagle Outfitters, Retail

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Business Journal

The news PBJ readers didn't care to know: Gert Boyle identified as $100M donor

Willamette Week identified the anonymous donor of a $100 million gift to the Knight Cancer Challenge as Gert Boyle , chairwoman of Columbia Sportswear .

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Related Topix: Columbia Sportswear, Biology, Science

Business Journal

Stein Mart net income drops 50 percent in second quarter

Stein Mart Inc. reported second quarter earnings Thursday morning that were down 50 percent compared to the same period in 2013.

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Related Topix: Stein Mart, Retail

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Gap reports higher profit, plans India expansion

Gap Inc. said its profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter as the clothing retailer cut expenses and managed to lift sales.

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Related Topix: GAP, Retail

AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Lincoln National Director Unloads 8,179 Shares of Stock

Lincoln National Director William H. Dr Cunningham unloaded 8,179 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 20th.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Lincoln National, Insurance, Raymond Ltd

Business Journal

Nordstrom to open new Rack locations in Va., N.J.

Nordstrom Inc. said it plans to open two new discount outlet Rack locations; one in Rockaway, N.J., and the other in Springfield, Va.

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Related Topix: Nordstrom, Retail, Rockaway, NJ

JD Journal

Wilson Elser Welcomes Carlos Enrique Provencio to Washington Office

Summary: The law firm of Wilson Elser has announced that Carlos Enrique Provencio has joined the firm in its Washington, D.C. office.

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Related Topix: Raymond Ltd

Business Journal

a Avalon lands retailers Lily Pulitzer, Brooks Brothers and Peek Boutique for second phase

Just about two months from opening its first phase, set for Oct. 30, Alpharetta's $600 million mixed-use project Avalon announced on Wednesday that it's already landing tenants for its next phase of development.

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Related Topix: Retail, Brooks Brothers, Fulton County, GA, Alpharetta, GA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Sunnyvale Community Services distributes backpacks to children

Javier Castillo, 9, checks out his new backpack while his mom Ana helps daughter Jacqueline, 5, put on her new Hello Kitty backpack, filled with age-appropriate school supplies, from Sunnyvale Community Services on August 14. With help from major supporters like The Sharks Foundation, Yahoo! Employee Foundation, and the Sereno Group Los Altos, SCS ... (more)

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Altos, CA, Retail, Payless Shoesource, Science / Technology

Reuters

Ex-Aeropostale executive gets 8 years prison over kickbacks

Christopher Finazzo, a former executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at Aeropostale, was also ordered by U.S. District Judge Roslynn Mauskopf in Brooklyn, New York, to forfeit more than $25 million and pay the company $13.7 million in restitution.

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Related Topix: Retail, Aeropostale, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Blue Valentine

Wall Street Journal

Yoga Poseurs: Athletic Apparel Goes Beyond the Gym

The rate of growth in the U.S. retail athletic apparel market is surging, even as Americans' rate of participating in most sports is in decline.

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Fox News

Macy's will Pay to Resolve 'Shop-and-Frisk' Probe

Macy's Inc has agreed to pay $650,000 to New York's attorney general and install a monitor to resolve allegations that its security personnel targeted minority shoppers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales, Barneys New York, Business News

Digital Post Production

ValueVision Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Appointment of new CEO and five new directors provides new energy, industry expertise and fresh perspective to lead the Company's evolution and growth Net loss of million included unusual charges of $5.1 million and adjusted EBITDA grew 46% to $5.5 million ValueVision Media, Inc. , a multichannel electronic retailer operating as ShopHQ , today ... (more)

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Related Topix: ValueVision International, Retail, Jewelry

Silicon Alley Insider

Urban Outfitters Is Making 3 Crucial Changes

The brand's same-store sales plunged 10% in the second quarter over last year, marking the fourth straight quarter of comparable sales declines.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

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