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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Under Armour adds top NBA prospect Emmanuel Mudiay to its roster

A Texas high school basketball standout who is bypassing college to play professionally in China will sport Under Armour Inc.'s logo.

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Related Topix: Nike, Footwear

7 hrs ago | Home

Chelmsford native makes NSMT debut

Liz McCartney has played some of Broadway's most beguiling divas from Carlotta in Phantom of the Opera to Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd to Ursula in Disney's The Little Mermaid. But up until now, she's never played a part at North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, where she spent countless happy hours seeing shows with her family while growing up in Chelmsford.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Liz Claiborne, Theater, Arts, Entertainment

11 hrs ago | ABC 27

Lebanon man assaulted during robbery attempt

The 55-year-old man told officers he was walking in the 500 block of Sarah Street when he was approached by three males Saturday around 9:14 p.m. He reported that one of the males said "give me your wallet," and when he refused the males punched him and knocked him to the ground, police said. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Cumberland County, PA, Urban Outfitters, Retail

16 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

City woman cited in pedestrian accident

Police have cited a Lowell resident for driving with a suspended license after she allegedly struck a pedestrian on Middlesex Street on Sunday. The driver, Mia Liz Davis, 31, hit a 33-year-old Lowell woman while she was crossing Middlesex Street near East Aldea Street with another individual at about 9:50 p.m., according to police.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, Boston, MA, Liz Claiborne, mia, Social Software

19 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Why Urban Outfitters Keeps Selling Offensive Clothing

Just within the last year, the company has had to pull three separate items from stores following a public outcry, including a " chairman of Davidowitz & Associates Inc., a retail consulting agency and investment banking firm based in New York. There are more than 2,000 products available just on the women's' sale section of the company's website.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

23 hrs ago | Business Journal

Stores swap space, expand at Roseville's Galleria

Shoppers can expect to see changes at the shopping center's Vertigo and Michael Kors locations. Two stores are moving at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville .

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Related Topix: Michael Kors, Sacramento, CA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

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.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

4029TV.com

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.

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Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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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.

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

Examiner.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Hypebeast.com

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.

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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.

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

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