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DOCUMENT: Nike Rocked By Rare Sneaker Theft Scheme

APRIL 17--A federal criminal investigation has uncovered a "large-scale theft" operation inside Nike's Oregon headquarters, a scheme that targeted valuable sneaker prototypes and involved a Nike product manager, his predecessor at the shoe giant, The reseller, Jason Keating, 35, was named yesterday in a U.S. District Court complaint charging him ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nike, Footwear, Prison, Florida, NY, Weird

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

E-Commerce Companies Find That Print Catalogues Boost Online Sales

Welcome to our new E-Commerce Insider newsletter, a morning email with the top news and analysis on the e-commerce industry, produced by Shoppers spend more money buying online after they've browsed lavish print ads, according to marketers who work for Neiman Marcus, Williams-Sonoma, and other retailers.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Amazon, Sears Holdings Corporation, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Marketing, GAP, Retail

St. Petersburg Times

Sadness remains but she's on a mission

Carol Conologue has accomplished so much in that time, raising three kids alone, succeeding in business.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Raymond Ltd, Lymphoma, Health, Leukemia, New Port Richey, FL

CNN

World's best Easter egg hunts

The Capella Washington, D.C. hotel posts pictures of golden eggs hidden around the city on its social media sites.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Easter, Tommy Hilfiger, Travel

Suria

Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

Designer Jimmy Choo unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan on Friday, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there.

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Lincoln Daily News

GM Could Benefit, Too, From An Ignition-Switch Victims Fund

I f General Motors Co creates a fund to compensate victims of its faulty ignition switches, an option that a top legal adviser suggested it is exploring, the company could give up strong defenses to a wave of lawsuits.

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Related Topix: Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Economics News, Bankruptcy, US News

Mirror.co.uk

Guess the celeb hunks named on Lindsay Lohan's list of lovers,...

Some of the names have been kept secret for legal reasons, but how many of these alleged conquests can YOU name? The 27-year-old actress had Hollywood in a spin after a note of her alleged lovers was published in a US magazine.

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Related Topix: Guess Inc Et Al, Entertainment, Watch What Happens: Live, Television

AmericanBankingNews.com

HSN Ceo Sells $1,304,351 in Stock

HSN CEO Mindy F. Grossman sold 23,135 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, April 15th.

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Related Topix: HSN, Retail

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Modern Take on a Farmstead

The design of this contemporary home in Kent, Conn., draws inspiration from traditional farm structures and was done by architect Steven Harris in the early stage of his career.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Kent, CT, South Kent, CT, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear

Examiner.com

Betsey Johnson to meet and greet fans at Von Maur in Louisville

Betsey Johnson is about to paint the town pink! One of the world's favorite fashion icons, Betsey Johnson, will make her way to Von Maur in Louisville to meet fans and pose for free photos*.

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Related Topix: Von Maur, Retail, Fashion, Betsey Johnson, Designers, Louisville, KY

Internet Retailer

Urban Outfitters hires an apparel retail veteran as president

Sales and traffic to online retailers by category and merchant type, data on Amazon and other leading e-retailers, comparisons of leading web retailers, site performance data, more.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail, Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Internet, Science / Technology

EDGE

Broadway Battles Bullying in Support of Michael Morones

On April 14, New York City's stage performers came together at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts to donate their time and talent to Broadway Battles Bullying, a one-night only benefit concert for the new Michael Morones Foundation, which works to prevent youth suicide and bullying.

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Related Topix: Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation, Children TV, Animated TV, My Little Pony, Entertainment, Television, Arts, Opera, North Carolina

The Huffington Post

a WSJ Op-Ed You Might Actually Like Blasts Obama For Siding With Evil Cable Giants

Barry Diller, chairman and chief executive officer of IAC/InterActiveCorp., speaks at the Bloomberg Year Ahead: 2014 conference in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: Retail, InterActiveCorp, Media, ServiceMagic, Shoebuy, Citysearch, CityGrid Media, IAC

The Northern Echo

Pump firm goes global

AN North-East engineering company is branching out across the globe after teaming up with one of the world's leading pump manufacturers.

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Related Topix: Retail, CA, World News, United Kingdom, Durham County, England,

The Washington Post

GM Move to Freeze Suits May Cut Customer Payouts by Billions

General Motors Co.' s move to freeze ignition-defect lawsuits in California and Texas has solid legal precedent behind it and could help slash customer demands for compensation by billions of dollars.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Oil Spill

Women's Wear Daily

Abercrombie & Fitch and Hollister Hold First Press Day

As the company undergoes a strategy shift, it is making a bid for a friendlier relationship with the fashion press, if still in a rather nontraditional way.

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Related Topix: Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail

National Public Radio

Fund Raises Thousands For Exonerated NYC Man

A recently exonerated man who spent nearly 25 years behind bars for a killing that happened while he was at Disney World is getting help from dozens of well-wishers who have contributed to an online fund for him.

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Related Topix: Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, New York

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Real Bollywood

Michael Kors signs eyewear deal with Luxottica

Los Angeles, April 17: Fashion designer Michael Kors has entered into a 10-year eyewear license agreement with the Luxottica Group in order to enhance their performance in the optical and sunglassese marketplace.

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Related Topix: Luxottica Group, Michael Kors, Medical Equipment

SFGate

J. Crew Took Out A Full-Page Ad To Respond To One Customer's Open Letter

J. Crew took out a full-page ad to announce it brought back a vintage swimsuit that a customer begged for in an open letter, according to AdWeek .

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Related Topix: J Crew Group, Retail, Business News

ABC News

Gap Outlines Growth Plans for China

Gap Inc. says it plans to more than triple sales in China in three years as it seeks to grab a bigger bite of the overall $1.4 trillion global clothing market.

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Related Topix: GAP, Retail

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