The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.

Retail

Sears Opens Its Second Category Concept Store

Sears plans to roll out more appliance stores, which would allow it to compete with J.C. Penney.

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From the Agenda Long Beach trade show floor

Retail

Agenda’s Aaron Levant on the Evolution of the Trade Show

The Agenda trade show founder reflects on the state of the industry as he and his team ready for their consumer-facing event, Agenda Festival, next month.

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A 7-Eleven store.

Retail

7-Eleven’s Budding Fashion Role in Hong Kong

Online companies like Grana, Asos, Zalora are using it to process order returns and pick-ups.

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Tom Kingsbury, George and Oscar Feldenkreis

Retail

Tom Kingsbury, George and Oscar Feldenkreis, Honored by UJA-Federation

The event raised $1.4 million to support the UJA-Federation’s mission.

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Matteo Perego di Cremnago

Mergers and Acquisitions

Cambiaghi Finds Investor

The Italian hat specialist and AVM Gestioni SGR have signed a convertible loan agreement to boost the expansion of the brand.

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Financial

European Stock Markets Edge Down

Retail and luxury stocks were uneven in morning trading on Friday.

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Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Alan Diaz/AP/REX/Shutterstock (7524038e)Shoppers walk by a Neiman Marcus department store on Black Friday in Miami, . Stores open their doors Friday for what is still one of the busiest days of the year, even as the start of the holiday season edges ever earlierHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Miami, USA - 25 Nov 2016

Retail

The Culprit Behind Unsatisfied Consumers: Lagging Retail Professionals

A new JDA Software survey shed light on just how behind retail professionals, which is resulting in slipping margins, sub-par shopping experiences and fleeting consumer loyalty.

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Macy's

Business Features

Macy’s Executive Shares Career Path, Insights for Young Professionals

Erica Infantolino serves as a market vice president for Macy’s Inc.

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RRD print digital

Marketing and Promotion

Why Print and Digital Are Key to Engaging Consumers in a Cluttered Market

John Pecaric, chief commercial officer at R.R. Donnelley, explains.

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Phlur fragrances

Financial

Online Fragrance Start-up Phlur Secures $1.45M Raise

The firm counts Roger Farah as one of three new investors.

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Paris Men’s Sizzles — In More Ways Than One

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