Evan Clark

American Apparel shop on Oxford Street closed down and empty.American Apparel shop closed down on Oxford Street, London, UK. - 26 Dec 2016.

Financial

Which Retailers Are Closing Stores in 2017

From American Apparel to Macy’s, retailers of all stripes have been suffering lately and closing stores.

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Amazon Fashion

Technology

The Eight Brands Amazon Wants to Build Its Own Fashion Empire On

The web giant’s private-label push is emphasizing basics, but it’s still not clear just where Amazon is headed.

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Financial

Retail’s Holiday Signs of Hope and Signs of Nope

The holiday arrived with indications that some retailers and brands are gaining, while others continue to slip.

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A shopper rolls a full cart past a Santa figure with a countdown clock numbering the days until Christmas at a J.C. Penney store, in Seattle. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be outHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Seattle, USA - 24 Nov 2017

Financial

Hope or Nope? Retailers Tested by Holiday Season

Certain brands and retailers are getting a year-end lift, but it hasn’t come easy and more trials are ahead.

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Cathy BeaudoinAmazon Fashion & East Dane celebrate NYFW:M at The Prime Lounge, New York Fashion Week: Men's, New York, USA - 12 Jul 2016

Financial

Cathy Beaudoin Joins General Atlantic After Amazon Stint

The former Amazon Fashion president will help the private equity firm find and scale its consumer investments.

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Jos. A. Bank posted a 4.9 percent comps gain in Q3.

Mens Retail Business

Tailored Brands Profits Rise 30 Percent in Third Quarter

The custom suit business has been a bright spot for Men’s Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank.

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Wal-Mart Signage outside a Wal-Mart store in Duarte, Calif. Wal-Mart is promising it won't be beat on prices this holiday season. But online shoppers shouldn't expect free shipping without any restrictionsRetail Holiday, Duarte, USA

Financial

Wal-Mart Drops ‘Stores,’ Morphs to Walmart

The company tweaked its legal name to better reflect its strategic direction.

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Financial

SK Holdings Invests in Alice + Olivia: Sources

The South Korean conglomerate is also said to have taken a stake in Canadian outerwear brand Mackage in the spring.

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Morris Goldfarb

Financial

G-III Stock Jumps on Strong Earnings

The Donna Karan and DKNY businesses added $88 million in sales to the company’s third-quarter top line.

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Traffic passes the flagship store of Lord & Taylor in New York on Thursday, June 22, 2006. Federated Department Stores Inc. is close to signing a deal to sell its Lord & Taylor chain to private-equity player Apollo Real Estate Advisors and shopping center developer NRDC Real Estate Advisors LLC for approximately $1.2 billion. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Financial

Hudson’s Bay and Land and Buildings Reach Settlement

The activist withdrew its appeal of the retailer’s $500 million capital infusion from Rhône Capital.

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piece & co.

Financial

Piece & Co. Gets Helping Hand From KKR

The private equity giant sticks to what it knows while seeking to have an impact.

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Alessandra Ambrosio on the catwalk at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2017.

Financial

L Brands Stock Gains Steam

The company said Victoria’s Secret’s comps fell in November, but that fewer promotions have led to better margins.

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A shopper walks past a display at a JCPenney store, in Seattle. Black Friday has morphed from a single day when people got up early to score doorbusters into a whole season of deals, so shoppers may feel less need to be outHoliday Shopping Black Friday, Seattle, USA - 24 Nov 2017

Financial

Retail Stocks Rise With Holiday Cheer

A solid start to the Christmas shopping season helped retail stocks perk up.

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Pedestrians pass Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, late 16 November 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany.Tiffany & Co store at Frankfurt's fashionable Goethestrasse street, Germany - 16 Nov 2017

Financial

Tiffany’s Alessandro Bogliolo Prepares to Compete

The company’s new ceo said it would “not be acceptable” to see competitors outpace Tiffany’s sales growth.

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Financial

Amazon Tags Cyber Monday its ‘Biggest Shopping Day’

The web giant said sales through its app shot up over 50 percent while its Echo Dot was the best-selling item.

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Target agreed to acquire Shipt for $550 million.

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Target Buys Last-Mile Delivery Firm Shipt for $550 Million

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