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Looks from the core Abercrombie & Fitch brand.

Retail

Abercrombie Aims to Be $5B Global Lifestyle Brand

The opportunities overseas include Europe at a $1 billion opportunity and China at $500 million.

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A liquidation plan will shutter 730 stores.

Retail

THE WWD LIST: Who’s Closing Stores in 2018

Retailers and brands typically realign their store fleets, but sometimes store closings are due to bankruptcies and liquidations.

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Charming Charlie opened a store in Doha.

Financial

Charming Charlie Emerges From Bankruptcy

The plan of reorganization became effective on Tuesday.

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Consumers were upbeat again in April.

Financial

Consumers Upbeat Again; Confidence Level Rises

Participants in the latest survey were upbeat about the jobs front over the next several months.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Credit-checking Firm Credit2B Sold to Billtrust

Credit2B will operate as an independent subsidiary of Billtrust.

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A Sears store.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Lampert Wins Regardless of Future of Sears Holdings

A deal could have Sears receiving $1.7 billion, excluding its Kenmore IP asset, which doesn’t yet have a valuation.

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A Sears store

Mergers and Acquisitions

ESL Investments Willing to Buy Certain Sears Assets

A deal with ESL would give Sears extra liquidity.

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Gilbert Harrison, Marta Alvarez, Jorge Pont

Fashion Scoops

Gilbert Harrison, Jorge Pont Receive Honors

The Isidoro Alvarez Lifetime Achievement Medal honors the recipient’s contributions to the betterment of retail.

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Carolina Herrera

Fashion Scoops

Carolina Herrera to Receive Honor

Ballet Hispánico’s annual fund-raising event raised more than $1.1 million last year.

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Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store

Financial

Bon-Ton Stores to Wind Down Operations

As expected, the company will liquidate and shutter all operations.

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A look at the rare Hermès White Crocodile Himalayan Birkin.

Fashion Scoops

Luxury Resale Firm Rebag to Sell Rare Hermès Himalayan Birkin

The bag, with a $70,000 price tag, is at Rebag’s store on 57th Street and Madison Avenue.

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Chanel bags

Markets

Chinese Luxury Market: Chanel Tops in Handbags and Fashion Apparel

Second place went to Gucci for handbags and Armani for fashion apparel, according to an RBC study.

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Outside a Bon-Ton location.

Fashion Scoops

Bon-Ton Bankruptcy Auction: Going, Going…

Heading into the auction, it looked like it would be just liquidators bidding against each other for Bon-Ton’s assets.

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Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store

Financial

Bon-Ton’s Bankruptcy Judge Nixes Fee Request

There are now growing concerns that a liquidation could be more likely than not.

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Financial

Subscription Management Firm Zuora Completes IPO

Shares of the cloud-based software company trade on the New York Stock Exchange.

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