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2 hrs ago | 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)


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

6 hrs ago | 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.


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

9 hrs ago | 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.


14 hrs ago | 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.


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

17 hrs ago | 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)


Related Topix: ValueVision International, Retail, Jewelry

21 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Urban Outfitters, Retail

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Journal Gazette

'Dressy' sweats instead of skinny jeans could bring thighs of relief for women - and retailers

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Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, GAP, Retail, NPD Group, Advertising


Fired CEO still at American Apparel

When he was pushed out, he was entitled to stay on as a "consultant" -- and receive his full base salary.


Related Topix: American Apparel

CBS Local

Nordstrom Loses Tax Appeal In Md. Court

Maryland's highest court has ruled that a subsidiary of Nordstrom Inc. can't use its own error to avoid more than $2 million in state taxes.


Related Topix: Nordstrom, Retail

Women's Wear Daily

Simon Collins, Dean of the School of Fashion at Parsons, to Exit

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Related Topix: Online-Access, The New School, Fashion, Ralph Lauren, Designers, Polo Ralph Lauren Corporation


Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

U.S. stock markets rose in early trading Tuesday following reports that showed home construction rebounded in July and inflation remained subdued.


Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Aeropostale, Retail

Park Record

Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds

Encouraging economic news helped push the stock market higher on Tuesday. Home construction rebounded in July, while inflation remained muted.


Related Topix: Home Building, Home, Retail, Aeropostale, Financial Markets, Park City, UT

Piper Jaffray Downgrades Guess? to Neutral

They currently have a $25.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $29.00.


Related Topix: Guess Inc Et Al


Korea supports Lanka's regional apparel training

South Korea has extended its support to develop apparel training industry in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.



Teens And Mall Culture: The Fading Love Affair?

For half a century, the mall was a place to meet and hang out for teens and tweens.


Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Urban Outfitters, Retail, Teenagers

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Researchers detail local history of Underground Railroad

About 15 residents at Southwestern Vermont Healthcare's Centers for Living and Rehabilitation on Monday morning for a presentation on the local history of the Underground Railroad.


Related Topix: Underground Railroad, Liz Claiborne, Bennington, VT

Foot Gear Outdoor, Diventi Bella to open in Mall at University Town Center

The store filed a building application Monday with Sarasota County for a space inside the two-level, 880,000-square-foot mall.


Related Topix: Sarasota County, FL, The Walking Company, Retail, Saks Fifth Avenue

Globe and Mail

Nordstrom bets on a slow, cautious entry into Canada

Nordstrom's Karen McKibbin photographed Monday, August 18, 2014, at Nordstrom in downtown Seattle, Wash.


Related Topix: Nordstrom, Retail, North America, Canada, World News,

American Apparel (APP) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

American Apparel posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday. The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, American Banking & Market News reports.


Related Topix: American Apparel

Aeropostale rehires Julian Geiger as CEO

The New York company said Monday that Geiger is taking over effective immediately.


Related Topix: Aeropostale, Retail


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