Fashion

Thom Browne Men’s Spring 2018

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Beauty

Dan Loeb Urges Nestlé to Sell Share in L’Oréal

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Fashion

Alexander McQueen Men's Spring 2018

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Vicki M. Young

The new Sears store, dedicated to appliances and mattresses.

Retail

Sears Opens Its Second Category Concept Store

Sears plans to roll out more appliance stores, which would allow it to compete with J.C. Penney.

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Phlur fragrances

Financial

Online Fragrance Start-up Phlur Secures $1.45M Raise

The firm counts Roger Farah as one of three new investors.

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Sears

Financial

Sears Canada Bankruptcy May Spell Future For Sears Holdings

The two retailers are now operated separately, but with the same financial backer in Edward Lampert, their fates appear inextricably linked.

clock June 22, 2017Kali Hays

A Sandro store on Hong Kong's Fashion Walk.

Financial

Global IPO Activity Could Help SMCP’s Public Listing Quest

An IPO would help SMCP further its global expansion plans.

clock June 21, 2017Vicki M. Young

Microtargeting to local consumers can keep retailers from losing market share.

Business Features

Study: Rethink Business Models Due to Income Inequality

The report suggested firms microtarget to fit the needs of local consumers.

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A Sandro store on Hong Kong's Fashion Walk.

Financial

SMCP Considers Public Listing on Euronext Paris

Shandong Ruyi Group would retain its majority stake in the accessible luxury fashion group.

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Michael Kors

Financial

Michael Kors, John Idol See Compensation Drop 43%

Although compensation was cut by 43 percent, compensation was still at least $8.6 million for fiscal 2017.

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The Abercrombie & Fitch store prototype in Columbus, Ohio.

Retail

Abercrombie’s Making Progress on Turnaround Efforts

The new ANF Club card, rolled out in Q1, has 1.7 million members signed up.

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An Audemars Piguet watch on the TrueFacet site.

Human Resources

Andrew Block Named President of TrueFacet

Block takes marketing learnings from Tourneau to TrueFacet’s Millennial base.

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It costs less to acquire an Android user than an iOS user.

Marketing and Promotion

Liftoff Discloses Acquisition Costs for New Shopping App Users

It costs more to acquire a user who will register on the app and then actually make a purchase.

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Beauty box from Rue La La/Allure

Retail

Rue La La, Allure Co-brand Limited-Edition Beauty Box

The three boxes are being co-branded with Allure magazine.

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Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.Mandatory Credit: Photo by Julio Cortez/AP/REX/Shutterstock (8450710f)A pedestrian walks in front of the entrance to the Whole Foods supermarket during its grand opening, in Newark, N.J. Whole Foods anchors the renovated Hahne's building, which opened a month earlier after being closed for 30 yearsSupermarket, Newark, USA - 01 Mar 2017

Financial

Buying the Future: Amazon, Wal-Mart Battle for Supremacy

Amazon and Whole Foods, Wal-Mart and Bonobos: retailer’s largest rivals are getting out their checkbooks.

clock June 19, 2017Evan Clark and Sharon Edelson

Retail

Teen Retailer Papaya Clothing Files Chapter 11 Petition

The company currently operates 80 stores.

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Vintage looks from Todd Oldham.

Retail

1stdibs and Decades to Showcase Todd Oldham’s Nineties American Runway Looks

The collection includes 40 vintage pieces.

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A diamond offering from White Pine Trading.

Jewelry

Online Jewelry Site Bright Society to Help Independents

Fine jewelry and watches saw more sales last year than apparel and accessories.

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