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The Muji Cooper Square store in New York.

Muji is on a Growth Track in the U.S.

Muji in October will open a flagship on Fifth Avenue and 41st Street and it’s scouting for additional stores in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

The interior of Barbour's new store in Boston.

Barbour Opens Larger Newbury Street Store in Boston

After 10 years on Newbury Street, Barbour has relocated a few blocks east to a 2,600-square-foot space — nearly triple the size of its former location.

Abercrombie & Fitch ended its shareholder rights plan, or poison pill.

Abercrombie & Fitch Aims to Skew Older, Bring Back Logos

The stereotypical teen retailer is now aiming at college-aged kids — and wants to bring back more logos.

Simone Rocha

Simone Rocha to Open Boutique on Mount Street

Rocha plans to open in September during London Fashion Week.

Bluer Than Indigo store in Portland.

Agave, Bluer Denim Founder Opens First Store

Jeff Shafer recently soft launched his first brick-and-mortar store, called Bluer Than Indigo, in Portland's Alberta Arts District.

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.

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.

A view of the Lou & Grey store.

Lou & Grey Sets Expansion Plan

Lou & Grey currently has seven stores, with locations in San Jose, Pasadena, Boston, Westport, Alpharetta and Raleigh.

An Ann Taylor store.

Ann Inc. Net Boosted by Lower Charges

Profits rose 162 percent in first quarter.