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Retail

Retail Leaders Talk Up the Bright Side of the Business

Though business is difficult for many fashion retailers, there are those that transcend the trend.

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Some firms said AI is helping to prevent online fraud.

Technology

Forter Says AI Can Help Prevent Online Fraud

Artificial intelligence is still in the early stages of development, but it can help with flagging instances of fraud, such as account takeovers.

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Outside a Bon-Ton location.

Real Estate

Bon-Ton Inks $18.9M Sale-Leaseback Deal

Bon-Ton will lease the property for 20 years, and has options to extend for additional periods of time.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Nordstrom and Leonard Green Turn to Financing Buyout

As Nordstrom moves closer to going private, questions arise on just what the transaction will look like and what it means for the retailer.

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Tumi's 2016 sale event helped Petra Nemcova's Happy Hearts rebuild two schools in Nepal.

Fashion Scoops

Tumi Holds Sale Event to Benefit Petra Nemcova’s Charity

Tumi last year raised nearly $286,000, which helped rebuild two schools in Nepal.

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The Nordstrom logo is displayed above the post where it trades on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, . Nordstrom slashed its annual projections and said a key measure of sales fell for the first time in almost seven yearsFinancial Markets Wall Street Nordstrom, New York, USA

Mergers and Acquisitions

Nordstrom’s Shares Spike on Take-Private Report

Family members are expected to retain their 31% stake in the company.

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Looks from Rue21.com.

Financial

Rue21 Receives Bankruptcy Court Approval of Reorganization Plan

The recovery for unsecured creditors is expected to be around 5 cents on the dollar.

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Brazil’s Natura Details New Management Structure

The Brazilian beauty firm on Thursday completed its buy of The Body Shop.

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Exterior view of a Bon-Ton store

Retail

Pressures Mount for Many Retailers

Market sources eye Shopko and The Bon-Ton Stores as more pressured than some of its competitors.

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Jos. A. Bank posted a 7.8% comps gain in Q2.

Retail

Tailored Brands’ Doug Ewert Talks Hurricane Harvey, Q2

Q2 was important for acquiring Millennial men due to occasion — proms, graduation, weddings — dressing.

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Financial

Old Navy in Ascent at Art Peck’s Gap

The ceo’s roadmap also includes Gap and Banana Republic store closures and $500 million in expense cuts over three years.

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Calvin Klein Reveals 205W39NYC Campaign for Fall

Financial

PVH’s Chirico Talks Tommy, Calvin; U.S. vs. International

Given current valuations and limited opportunities, another large acquisition may have to wait until 12 to 18 months out.

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Human Resources

Abercrombie Names Scott D. Lipesky CFO

Lipesky was once the cfo of Hollister Co.

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Tommy Bahama had strong sales in the second quarter.

Financial

Oxford Industries’ Profits Fall in Second Quarter

Tommy Bahama’s performance in the quarter was especially strong.

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Markets

Study on Amazon Fashion: Core Basics and Contemporary’s Gray Market

The study also found more apparel sales in men’s basics than in the women’s apparel categories.

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