News

President Obama, Markets, TTP

Business

Senate Passes TPA

The Senate passed the controversial presidential Trade Promotion Authority bill on Friday night, defeating amendments that threatened to derail it and handing a hard-won victory on trade to President Obama.

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Retail

Macy’s Recruiting Veterans to Join Its Department Stores

Since 2011, 53 veterans have joined the company’s ranks.

– 8:36 PM, EST

An Ann Taylor store.

Retail

Ann Inc.’s Year Ahead: A Merger, Modest Sales Growth and Sharper Buying

The Ann Taylor, Loft and Loft outlet chains are all expected to deliver positive comps this quarter, while Ann Taylor outlets will remain negative.

– 8:33 PM, EST

Champion Gear

Fashion

Sports Authority and Champion Launching Champion GEAR

The 462-unit chain will sell the collection exclusively nationwide and via its e-commerce site.

– 7:12 PM, EST

Business

West Coast Port Workers Approve Contract

Union members ratified a five-year contract that expires in 2019 and is retroactive to July 1, 2014.

– 6:39 PM, EST

St. Tropez

Beauty

St. Tropez Adding In-Shower Self-Tanner

The self-tanning brand is launching an in-shower lotion designed to give users a buildable tan with a minimum of fuss.

– 6:14 PM, EST

Target's chip-enabled RedCard.

Business

Target Credit Breach Settlement Falls Through

Lack of bank support renders $19 million plan involving Master Card null and void.

– 5:24 PM, EST

Planet Blue

Retail

Planet Blue Dabbles on East Coast With Pop-Up

The Santa Monica, Calif.-based retailer is testing the waters on the East Coast.

– 5:14 PM, EST

The Children's Place

Business

Children’s Place, Activist Group Settle Differences

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

– 4:47 PM, EST

Sans Sucre

Fashion

Sans Sucre Swimwear Opens Pop-Up in the Gansevoort Hotel Meatpacking

The hotel, which offers a rooftop and pool, has teamed with Sans Sucre Swimwear for a pop-up shop this summer.

– 3:28 PM, EST