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Coach began its turnaround strategy earlier than its competitor, Michael Kors.

Financial

In Coach v. Kors, Both Firms Battle Handbag Struggles

Coach and Kors are primarily handbag firms in a market that isn’t seeing much growth at the moment.

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chip bergh levi strauss second quarter earnings sales

Human Resources

Levi’s Chip Bergh Elected HP’s Independent Board Chairman

Bergh has been lead independent director on HP’s board since March 2017.

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Looks from TheMiniClassy.

Fashion Scoops

Kids’ Streetwear Line TheMiniClassy Heads to Nordstrom

The line is known for its signature dinosaurlike fabric spikes on its harem pants.

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Jimmy Choo fall 2017 ad campaign

Financial

Michael Kors Still Seeking Acquisitions After $1.2B Jimmy Choo Deal

Kors had been in the running alongside InterParfums and CVC Capital Partners.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Guggenheim’s Former Vice Chair Peter Comisar Forms New Venture

Comisar’s new firm Scope Capital Partners + Advisors is a private equity firm and merchant bank.

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Looks from The North Face Ventrix line.

Markets

VF Corp. Adds $40M to Accelerate Growth Plans

Mergers and acquisitions remain a key priority, while its workwear business continues to grow.

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A North Face store.

Financial

VF Corp.’s Q2 Beats Wall Street’s Expectations

The company also updated 2017 guidance.

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Financial

Iconix Acquires Remaining 50% Stake in Iconix Canada for $19M

Iconix also decided to retain its 51% stake in the Buffalo brand.

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A look from the Figs line of medical scrubs.

Financial

Christine Day on Investment Criteria and Figs

In Figs, Day saw positives in both styling and use of technological fabrications.

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Grana's warehouse at its headquarters in Hong Kong.

Retail

Grana Expands to Mainland China Through Tmall

Grana has also expanded its global shipping to an additional 50 countries.

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The new store at Forum Shops in Las Vegas.

Fashion Scoops

Links of London to Open Boutique at Forum Shops

The store will open its doors on Saturday.

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Jo Acchione, Jennifer Dunn Store employee Jo Acchione, left, helps as former Army National Guard member, Jennifer Dunn, tries on a wedding gown at Alfred Angelo Bridal, in Cherry Hill, N.J. The store is offering free wedding dresses to members of the armed services on Veterans Day. The bride to be had to present a valid current military ID or DD214, along with matching government issued photo ID in order to receive the free bridal gownVeterans Day Wedding Dresses, Cherry Hill, USA

Retail

Possible Hope for Brides-to-Be Impacted by Alfred Angelo Liquidation

A company posting provided information on who to reach out to regarding the status of orders.

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The Rhinelander Mansion houses Lauren's flagship.

Human Resources

Louvet on Why He Joined Ralph Lauren Corp.

Louvet is focused on how the consumer experiences the brand.

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A Sears storefront.

Financial

Sears Shares Spike on New $200M Line of Credit

The line of credit is from ESL Investments, a hedge fund run by Sears’ chairman and ceo Edward S. Lampert.

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Financial

84-Year-Old Bridal Firm Alfred Angelo Files Chapter 7 Liquidation Petition

The petition to liquidate was filed Friday in a Florida bankruptcy court.

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