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Retail Sparks Market Surge

NEW YORK -- Apparently fueled by a combination of bottom fishing and hopes for better prospects in 2001…

Wall Street Reacts: Slow Holiday Brings Bad Tidings for Retail

NEW YORK -- Ho-ho-hum. It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, even with modest expectations, wasn't all…

Levi’s Gets $ 1.5B Credit Line

NEW YORK -- Levi Strauss & Co. said it has received a commitment for a new $1.5 billion senior secured credit…

Wards Could be Among Season’s Retail Casualties

NEW YORK -- Is GE Capital ready to pull the plug on Wards?

Wards and GE officials could not be reached Tuesday

Wanted: Buyers For Bradlees Stores

NEW YORK -- Bradlees Inc.'s apparent move to liquidate is expected to spark a spirited chase for its prime…

Retailers Keep Revlon Faith

NEW YORK -- Revlon owner Ronald O. Perelman has shown he's willing to invest in Revlon's future. But what…

Lauder Lads Stock DownGrades

NEW YORK -- Shares of Estee Lauder Cos. fell $3.94, or about 9 percent, to $47.06 Thursday after Merrill…

Claiborne Sees Profits Off, Will Close First Issue

NEW YORK -- The road to turnaround continues to be a bumpy one for Liz Claiborne Inc.

The firm said Monday…

Wall Street: Combinations, Private Funding to the Fore; IPOS Fade

NEW YORK -- Private placements and strategic mergers are capturing the spotlight on Wall Street, as the…

Mercantile Says It’s Negotiating with a Suitor

NEW YORK -- The acquisition frenzy continues.

In the latest retail development, Mercantile Stores Inc. said…

Guess Operating Net Down 11.5% in Second Quarter

NEW YORK -- Hurt by lower gross margins, Guess Inc.'s operating profits declined 11.5 percent in the second…

New Issues Short of Targets as IPO Market Cools

NEW YORK -- The hot initial public offering market has clearly cooled, but a number of fashion firms continue…

Marisa Christina Stock Hits OTC Market at $13 a Share

NEW YORK -- Marisa Christina Inc., which went public Wednesday at $13 a share, closed unchanged Thursday, its…

Wall St. Sees Fashion Pumping 2nd-Half Gains

NEW YORK -- Despite sluggish retail apparel business in April and May, Wall Street analysts expect to see…

St. John Knits Lays Out its Strategies for Maintaining Growth Rate at 20%

NEW YORK -- St. John Knits plans to stay on a steady 20 percent annual growth track by increasing space with…