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Profit climbs 20 percent
The Neiman Marcus Group (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) announced that its operating profit rose 20 percent for the first quarter of...
Second Manhattan store will offer new collections
Vera Wang will open a second New York location at 980 Madison Ave. Slated to open next April, the 1200-square-foot store...
European brands firm opens three California...
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton has been busy expanding on the West Coast, recently, opening two Louis Vuitton "global-...
Consumers say they want high-tech only if it...
Shoppers are primarily interested in in-store technology if it "makes shopping faster, easier and more economical,"...
26-store renovation in time for the holidays
Circuit City remodeled 26 stores, including locations in south Florida and one in its headquarter city, Richmond, Va. The...
Footwear retailer to purchase J. Baker shoe...
Footstar Inc. (Mahwah, N.J., discount shoe retailer) announced it would acquire the licensed footwear division of J. Baker...
Toy business is factor in a hefty loss
Borders Group Inc. (Ann Arbor, Mich. book retailer) announced it would assess its toy-store chain, All Wound Up, after...
McDonald's to open two Swiss hotels
The golden arches are stretching to encompass more than just fast food. McDonald's Corp. (Oakbrook, Ill.) will open two...
Plus-size apparel online
Liz Claiborne (New York) launched its first web site today devoted totally to plus-size women. Elisabeth.com, featuring the...
Tumi and Kenzo expand their New York presence
Two upscale retailers, Tumi and Kenzo, recently opened new stores in New York. Tumi, a South Plainfield, N.J.-based luggage...

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