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16 min ago | GlobalNews

Man charged with murder in Mission death

Police have charged a young man with murder in connection to the death of a woman in the community of Mission . Police rushed to the 200 block of Holy Cross Lane S.W. around 12:30 p.m. on Sunday for reports of a woman in medical distress.


Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

4 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Hedge funds say Ann Inc could be worth $65/shr in potential sale

Hedge funds Red Alder LLC and Engine Capital again urged Ann Inc to consider a sale to a private equity firm or another apparel company, stepping up pressure on the women's retailer to improve its performance. A sale to retailers like Chico's FAS Inc, Ascena Retail Group, J.Crew or Fast Retailing Co Ltd, could fetch a price between $60 to $65 per share for the Ann Taylor parent, the hedge funds said in an investor presentation on Monday.


Related Topix: Retail, Ann Taylor Stores, Startups, Apax Partners

4 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Mescalero man pleaded guilty to 2012 Ruidoso McDonald's assault

Carrizozo>>A Mescalero man faces more than 41 years in prison after pleading guilty to several felony charges related to the 2012 sexual assault of a Capitan woman who was leaving a Ruidoso McDonald's where she worked. Twelfth Judicial Deputy District Attorney John P. Sugg said Kenneth Kaulay, 42, pleaded guilty on Tuesday in a Carrizozo courtroom to first-degree kidnapping, second-degree attempting to commit first-degree murder, second-degree armed robbery and fourth-degree aggravated stalking.


Related Topix: Ruidoso, NM, Carrizozo, NM, Mescalero, NM, Capitan, NM, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear

8 hrs ago | CTV

Urban Outfitters apologizes for red-splattered Kent State sweatshirt

Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a red-splattered sweatshirt that referenced Kent State University where four students were shot dead in 1970. Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters has apologized for selling a red-splattered sweatshirt that referenced an Ohio university where four students were shot dead in 1970.


Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail, Kent State University, Violent Crime

9 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

GM confirms at least 19 deaths from faulty ignition switches

The death toll tied to faulty ignition switches in General Motors small cars has risen to 19, according to a compensation expert hired by the company. The number is likely to go higher.


Related Topix: Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, Warren, MI

13 hrs ago |

Urban Outfitters sells bloody Kent State shirt

Urban Outfitters is under fire for selling a "blood-stained" Kent State sweatshirt in an apparent homage to the 1970 shooting there that left four people dead. Described as "vintage" on the clothing retailer's website, the shirt was spattered with dark red blotches and had several small holes.


Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

14 hrs ago |

Weekly Research Analysts' Ratings Changes for Centrica PLC

Centrica PLC had its "underperform" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Raymond James. They now have a GBX 292 price target on the stock.


Related Topix: Raymond Ltd

18 hrs ago |

Analysts' Recent Ratings Updates for Annies

Annies had its price target raised by analysts at Canaccord Genuity from $33.00 to $46.00. They now have a "hold" rating on the stock.


Related Topix: Barneys New York, Retail

Sun Sep 14, 2014

South China Morning Post

Denim retailers look to innovate

Denim-focused retailers like Gap are having to go to great lengths to convince customers to wear denim as "athleisure" wear grows in popularity. Photo: SCMP Pictures "Try on a pair of jeans today and get 25 per cent off your entire purchase," a poster at the Gap store read.


Related Topix: Levi Strauss, Fashion, Designers, Calvin Klein

First Apartment 101: Decor tips and products for the renter

A lot of students like yourself will be moving into a first apartment , either sharing with a friend or getting a little flat, apartment or part of a rental on your own. Just because it is not your property doesn't mean that you can't make it your home.


Related Topix: Household Products, Retail, Overstockcom

Seeking Alpha

Insider Buys And Sells: American Assets Trust, Michael Kors

Welcome to edition 221 of Insider Weekends. Insider buying increased last week with insiders buying $35.47 million of stock compared to $22.81 million in the week prior.


Related Topix: Michael Kors, REIT, Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Mining, Southern Peru Copper Corporation

The Columbus Dispatch

Millennial shoppers not easy to pin down

New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch is among a number of retailers that are scrambling to catch up with millennials' independent buying habits. NEW YORK - Alison LePard, a 19-year-old college sophomore from Wellesley, Mass., says that when she shops for clothes and accessories, her goal is a look that is uniquely hers.


Related Topix: Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail, New York, New York Government, Marketing, Aeropostale

Nike 2014 Fall Air Huarache Run Collection

One of this year's most popular Nike drops, the Nike Air Huarache Run returns this fall with a brand new color scheme. The low cut shoes sport a juxtaposed black and red colorway, and features relevant updates such as a neoprene inner sleeve and contrastingly colored heel cage.


Related Topix: Nike, Footwear

Mid-Day Mumbai

Made in India

Indian designers are steadily making a mark on the international fashion scene. But they are not the first ones to make this progress.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Embroidery, Fashion, Giorgio Armani, Designers, Versace, Wedding

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Town Hall Special: 'Guns in America'

A special Town Hall meeting hosted by KOMO, our sister station in Seattle, discussing the two competing Washington initiatives on guns and background checks was held Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.


Related Topix: Columbia Sportswear

Open Houses in Melrose

L.L. Bean is selling the limited-edition bags that were made out of the rain-delay tarp from Fenway Park.


Related Topix: Melrose, MA, LL Bean, Retail

Refinery 29

The Small-Batch Beauty Brands You Need To Know

Maybe we're more twee than we realized, but these days, we can't get enough of small-batch beauty. Scaled-down, handcrafted batches means they can cater to niche interests - products that are vegan, sustainable, or contain only unprocessed ingredients.


Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Capitola Mall's coming attraction: Children's Museum of Discovery

Ico Parisi, 5, pretends to roast a marshmallow made from a cotton ball at a camping exhibit at the new Children's Museum of Discovery at the Capitola Mall on Friday. CAPITOLA >> Before, you would have had to travel to Nevada for the Burning Man in the desert for these musical and scientific experiences, but now they are as close as the Capitola Mall.


Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Burning Man, Arts, Abercrombie and Fitch, Retail, Non-Profit, Family, Kids

Antrim Today

28 new jobs created at Fairhill Centre

Fairhill Marketing & Commercial Manager, Natalie Jackson is pictured with Alan Stewart, President of Ballymena Borough Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Sarah McWhirter of music and games retailer HMV. HMV is one of three new tenants now open in Fairhill, the other two new stores are fashion retailers Tommy Hilfiger and Quiz.


Related Topix: Marketing, Tommy Hilfiger

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Hudson's Bay says Ottawa and Quebec aren't major markets for luxury retail

Hudson's Bay says it still sees most of its future growth coming from the high-end retail market even as one of its major competitors, Holt Renfrew, recently announced it was shuttering its stores in two Canadian cities. Hudson's Bay, which also owns Home Outfitters and Lord & Taylor, is in the midst of preparations to bring the first two Saks Fifth Avenue stores to Canada in the spring of 2016.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Retail, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom


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