President Obama, Markets, TTP


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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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.


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


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


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


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.


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


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


Children’s Place, Activist Group Settle Differences

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

– 4:47 PM, EST

Sans Sucre


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