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Retail

Fans Feel the Force, And Can Wear It Too

About 3,000 retailers opened their doors at midnight earlier today to sell action figures, toys and models – all themed upon the upcoming film, Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Business

U.S. Stocks Slide On Jobs Report, Retailers Dragged Down

Stocks slide on jobs report as Kering gets a downgrade, Vince and Gap disappoint.

– 9:55 AM, EST

King of Prussia mall is one place that will house a Shopping Block.

Business

Report: August Sales Slump, But In-store Conversions Spike

As consumers continue to shift toward online purchasing, the latest monthly sales data from RetailNext Inc. shows the relevance of the in-store shopping experience.

– 9:32 AM, EST

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Beauty

Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company Hit With Lawsuit

Consumer suit seeks at least $5 million in damages.

– 9:05 AM, EST

Business

Specialty Stores Post Employment Gains in August

Apparel textile manufacturers cut 700 jobs last month.

– 8:58 AM, EST

Bonotto fall 2016 fabric looks

The Markets

China Jitters Cloud Milano Unica Fair

The U.S. remains a key export market for Italian firms, especially as China’s economic troubles and monetary policy, along with Greece’s continued woes, limit growth opportunities.

– 8:00 AM, EST

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Fashion

New York Fashion Week Events

Here, a few of the new, noteworthy or otherwise quirky happenings.

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Fashion

Maria Pinto, Early Favorite of Michelle Obama’s, Opens New Chicago Store

Mario Pinto, who was an early favorite of Michelle Obama's, calls her store a "studio" and sees more opening.

– September 3, 2015

Resort 2016 Trend: Arts and Crafts Fashion

Fashion

Resort 2016 Trend: Arts and Crafts Fashion

Designers showed their aptitude for arts and crafts this resort season, whipping up looks featuring intricate handwork and decorative embellishment.

– September 3, 2015

The Markets

Cherokee Creates Point Cove Label for India

The line, at Reliance Trends stores in India, targets kids.

– September 3, 2015