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Fossil Among Midday Decliners

A downgrade on Coach Inc. and investor reaction to a weaker earnings outlook from Michael Kors Holding Ltd. sent both stocks down at midday trading.

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Kors, Tiffany Hit by Strong Dollar

Constant-currency comps at Kors Down 5.8 percent; at Tiffany up 1 percent.

European Markets Make Small Gains

The FTSE 100 and FTSE MIB led the uptick in morning trading on Wednesday.

Legion, CalSTRS Call Off Proxy Fight With Perry Ellis

Activist shareholders express satisfaction with actions taken by Perry Ellis and hold off on proxy fight.

Europe’s Markets in Negative Territory

Investors on Tuesday morning were wary over Greece’s debt situation and Spain’s local election results.

“The strength of consumer balance
sheets, decline in energy costs and signs of sustained growth in earnings all provide reasons for optimism.”

Think Tank: A Healthier Consumer Sector May Have the Wind at Its Back

It is difficult to overstate the crisis the American consumer faced at the onset of the Great Recession. Yet somehow over the past six years real household consumption managed to grow at an annual rate of 2.2 percent.

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Etsy completes its initial public offering.

Tech IPOs Steal Buzz From Fashion Companies

The tech sector that stole the IPO buzz from fashion companies in 2014 is on track to do it again this year.

Cash on Hand: Billions Held in Reserve

In the consumer and retail space, the list of top 50 cash hoarders included Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc., Procter & Gamble, and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

The Children's Place

Children’s Place, Activist Group Settle Differences

Robert Mettler and second independent director to join retailer’s board.