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9 min ago | West Australian

Exclusive - Jimmy Choo to pledge industry-beating growth in expected IPO

Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo will seek to woo investors with a share market flotation prospectus promising industry-beating annual sales growth of more than 10 percent on the back of aggressive expansion plans in Asia and elsewhere, a source close to the deal told Reuters. The upmarket shoe maker, known for its stilettos worn by Hollywood and Asian stars alike, will decide in the coming days whether it goes ahead with the initial public offering , depending on market conditions.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Jimmy Choo, Reuters, Burberry, Fashion, Designers

2 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Skechers Shares Drops As Back-To-School Season Wraps

Sterne Agee, citing SportScanInfo data, said last week's sales for the casual and athletic shoemaker rose just 13.3% from a year earlier, far weaker than the 37.3% rise in the prior eight weeks. But Sterne Agee analyst Sam Poser said it's a temporary blip for Skechers, resulting from an abrupt end to hot back-to-school season sales: "Wind-down of back to school is not a reason to worry."

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Related Topix: Apparel, SKECHERS USA

4 hrs ago | Business Journal

What LeBron learned from Phil Knight and Nike

NBA superstar LeBron James on Tuesday talked about what he's learned about business from his 12-year partnership with Nike. One of Nike's first advertising campaigns for NBA superstar LeBron James was known as the "LeBrons" and featured the basketball player costumed as a businessman, goofball and athlete.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike, Warren Buffett

6 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Nike Now Covered by Analysts at Piper Jaffray

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on NKE. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a "neutral" rating on shares of Nike in a research note on Thursday, July 17th.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike

8 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

A guide to Scotland as independence vote nears

The people of Scotland will decide on Thursday whether to end a partnership with the rest of the United Kingdom that has lasted more than 300 years. Here is a guide to Scotland as the historic vote nears.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Essex County, England, Greater London County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Lothian County, Scotland

11 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Philadelphia Man Wanted in Hatfield Credit Card Theft Case Nabbed by City Police

For five months, David Tillery was allegedly on the run from Hatfield Township Police on 42 felonies and 22 misdemeanors. They searched through the summer, with the aid of other police departments.

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Related Topix: Prison, Montgomery County, PA, Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Souderton, PA

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Hypebeast.com

A First Look at the Nike LeBron 12 Colorways

Quietly assembled in an auditorium inside its Beaverton headquarters, the basketball world marveled as Nike unveiled its latest, greatest innovations in the Nike LeBron 12 . The precedent was set before the presentation even begun; a season that included dramatics from the publicly unworn eleventh release and ended in the effective deconstruction of a Florida dynasty did well to cut out Nike's impending work.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike

Business Journal

Saucony returns to Newburyport ad agency Mechanica after walking away two years ago

But sometimes relationships can be rekindled, divorces undone. That's just what happened to Saucony and Mechanica, the Newburyport agency that launched the "Find your strong" campaign for the Lexington-based athletic shoe brand.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Saucony

Business Journal

Saucony returns to Newburyport ad agency Mechanica after walking away two years ago

When a consumer company drops its ad agency of record, there's usually no turning back.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Newburyport, MA, Saucony

WKTV

Next stage of Nano Utica, drone testing and downtown development proposed in Albany

Ten regions across New York are competing for a portion of a $750 million pot of state funding. "Why? Because in the end, all across the state we want more and more private sector investment and more and more private sector growth all across these 10 regions," said Kenneth Adams, president and CEO of Empire State Development and Commissioner of Economic Development for New York State.

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Related Topix: Utica, NY, Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions

New Haven Independent

Fair Haven's Old Barge Not Ready For Grave

Before Lisa Fitch sells her Fair Haven Marina she hopes to make another sale, for only one dollar: to preserve the historic oyster barge that has long been on the property. Fitch revealed the news during a tour of the "old barge," which sits at the southern end of the Fair Haven Marina , which Fitch and her family purchased in 2008.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions

TheStreet.com

17 Apparel & Footwear Stocks to Consider for Your Stock Portfolio

NEW YORK -- With so many different options, investors often have a difficult time deciding where to put their money. TheStreet is attempting to declutter the plethora of information available and present it to our readers in a way that will help them make wise investment decisions.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Euromonitor International, Advertising, Fitness, Yoga

Laughing Squid

Editor Creates Wonderfully Playful Illustrations Centered Around His Cooperative Bull Terrier

Rafael Mantesso , the Editor-in-Chief of Marketing na Cozinha , a Brazilian gastronomy site and artist in his own right, has created a number of wonderfully playful illustrations that center around his very energetic but very cooperative Bull Terrier named Jimmy Choo. According an interview with A+ , Rafael's beloved dog gave him daily inspiration.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Jimmy Choo

Newsday

Perfumania net loss narrows from year earlier

Bellport-based Perfumania, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of personal fragrances, operates a chain of 323 retail stores, as well as the company-owned website Perfumania.com. Bellport-based Perfumania, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of personal fragrances, operates a chain of 323 retail stores, as well as the company-owned website Perfumania.com.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions

USA Today

Ask Matt: Invest in Nike or Under Armour?

A: Under Armour's stock is running away with the ball this year. But betting on this fast break stock is definitely a Hail Mary play.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike, Financial Markets

AmericanBankingNews.com

Nike Receives AA- Credit Rating

Nike has been given an "AA-" credit rating by analysts at Morningstar . The firm's "AA-" rating suggests that the company is a very-low default risk.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike

GuruFocus.com

A Great Buy for a Rewarding Portfolio

As estimated by the NPD Group, basketball shoe sales surged 21% in the last year. This highlights the growing demand for athletic shoes, basketball footwear in particular.

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Related Topix: Foot Locker, Retail, Apparel, Nike

Seeking Alpha

China August Retail Sales: Online Shines And Offline Dulls

China's monthly retail sales provide critical read-through for investors given that many US consumer staple and discretionary companies have exposure to China. As such, investors can get a better global perspective of the underlying driver behind the companies' performance.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Nike

Mon Sep 15, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Deckers Outdoor Corp Insider Sells $525,690 in Stock

Deckers Outdoor Corp Insider Constance Rishwain unloaded 5,310 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $99.00, for a total transaction of $525,690.00.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Deckers Outdoor

Business Wire

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. Names Voin Todorovic Chief Financial Officer

15, 2014. As Chief Financial Officer, Todorovic will be responsible for global finance, accounting, tax, capital management and investor relations.

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Related Topix: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Marketing Workshop, Advertising, Wolverine World Wide, Apparel

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