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Gennette Sees Fashion as ‘Underpinning’ for Where Macy’s Wins

Macy’s improved on most fronts but missed on Wall Street’s high margin expectations, bringing down the share price.

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Guess Watches Partners with Pencils of Promise, Artist Timothy Goodman

Guess Watches, Pencils of Promise and artist Timothy Goodman have partnered to create two limited-edition timepieces.

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People carry shopping bags in New York, New York, USA, 27 April 2018. The United States Commerce Department's Bureau of Economic Analysis reported today that the US economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent in the first quarter, which is slightly above the average yearly growth rate.US Economic Growth, New York, USA - 27 Apr 2018
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U.S. Retail Sales Stronger Than Expected in July

Spending at clothing stores and department stores ticked up last month after sliding in June.

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Men’s Continues to Gain Ground as Sales Increase

Retailers were shopping Project, Liberty Fairs, Agenda and PGA for pieces that would help maintain the momentum.

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Simon Miller Pops Up at Fred Segal as Brand Tests D-to-C

The company’s executive team, now unified in Los Angeles, is focused on building out the assortment and growing its customer base.

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TechStyle Fashion Group Deploys Nice Technology to Improve Efficiencies

The AI-powered self-service solution increased operational efficiencies.

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Thinx Creates Period-Proof Underwear for Teens, Tweens

Called Thinx (Btwn), the line aims to alleviate anxiety around first periods.

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Champion Chooses SoHo for First New York Store

The unit is just under 5,000 square feet and features a brand archive.

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Traffic makes it's way past the Macy's flagship store, in New York. The company reported its second straight quarter of higher sales at existing stores after a three-year funk. Its shares surged nearly 9 percent Wednesday, and the stocks of other department store chains rose as wellEarns Macys, New York, USA - 16 May 2018
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Macy’s Posts Strong Second Quarter

All three divisions – Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and Blue Mercury – were cited for performing well.

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Backbone PLM Announces $8 Million Series A Financing Round

The Boulder-based firm has completed an $8 million Series A financing round, led by Signal Peak Ventures.

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Product Recommendations by Alexa, Siri Jeopardize Brand Loyalty

Millennials are most likely to forgo a favorite brand in lieu of the first recommendation through the channel.

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Ellen DeGeneris is launching EV1 on walmart.com.
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Ellen DeGeneres to Release Populist Line at Walmart.com

New assortment is designed for a broad audience, inclusive of large sizes.

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Future In-Laws Create Collection at Saks

The collection combines femininity and classic minimalism with an edge.

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A worker pushes shopping carts in front of a Wal-Mart store in La Habra, Calif. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is forming a partnership with China's largest online direct retailer, giving JD.com ownership of its Yihaodian marketplace platform assets, including the brand, website and appWal Mart Stores JDcom, La Habra, USA
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Retail’s Second Quarter: Spending Up, Tariffs Loom

Wall Street continues to see value retailers as a safe bet for the future.

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Ashima Shiraishi Rocks On

The 17-year-old climber, who recently relocated from New York to Tokyo to train, is preparing to compete in the next Summer Olympics where rock climbing will be a recognized sport for the first time.

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New York Magazine Owner Likely Looking to Grow Through Equity Investment

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New York Media could be planning to sell outright, but it’s possible the company is seeking some outside capital to fund growth.

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News Keeps Getting the Merch Treatment

A new “Free Press” T-shirt, a collaboration between a boutique p.r. firm and the Freedom of the Press Foundation, is the the latest stab at fashion as support.

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Condé Nast’s Reckoning Continues

With a century of practice in print publishing, benefits from a swerve to digital have been slow to appear.

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