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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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Photo courtesy of Backbone PLM.
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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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Mugler Goes Genderless for New Fragrance Line
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Mugler Goes Genderless With Fragrance Collection

The line features five scents that can be worn individually or layered on top of one another.

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Jason Wu's Scented Doll
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Jason Wu Celebrates Fragrance Anniversary With Scented Doll

The limited-edition product combines Wu’s experience in fashion, fragrance and doll design.

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Will Beauty’s Sale Mode Mimic Apparel’s Discounting Spiral?

Prestige beauty is seeing more discounts than ever before — and they’re coming from both brands and retailers.

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Harrods 'Rarity' - Bottega Veneta, Ralph & Russo, Glenn Spiro, Penhaligons and Rolex
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Annalise Fard to Oversee Harrods’ Fine Watches, Jewelry, Fashion Accessories

Fard began her Harrods career in 1997.

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Tiffany & Co. to Renovate Fifth Avenue Flagship

The project is expected to be completed in late 2021.

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Kmart chairman Edward Lampert listens during a news conference to announce the merger of Kmart and Sears in New York . Kmart is acquiring Sears, one of the most venerable names in U.S. retailing, in a surprise $11 billion deal that will create the nation's third-largest retailerKMART SEARS MERGER, NEW YORK, USA
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Edward Lampert Exploring Sears Real Estate Deal

The Sears investor and executive also submitted a $470 million offer to buy Kenmore and the firm’s home improvement services business.

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Tapestry’s Victor Luis Sees Long Runway for Growth

The men’s component of the Coach brand, now at $850 million, is on track to hit $1 billion within the next three years.

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Turkish Currency Crisis a Tourist Boon

The rapid devaluation of the lira led to lines at luxury outposts.

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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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