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Sears considering reducing certain product lines
Sears Roebuck (Hoffman Estates, Ill.), which announced earlier this month that it was closing 90 of its stores, said today...
Gallup poll shows consumer worry is increasing
American consumers are more worried about the economy now than at any other time since the recession of 1990-91. A new...
De Beers and LVMH announce new venture
The New York Times reported today that De Beers diamondcompany and LVMH-Moet Hennessy Louis Vuiton, the Paris-based...
Sales growth better outside of U.S.
Several European-based luxury-goods retailers announced robustsales growth in 2000. But not because of their U.S. stores....
Head of Structure unit resigns
Limited Inc. (Columbus, Ohio) announced that Peter Whitford, president and chief executive of its Structure‰Ûªs men‰Ûªs...
Patricia DeRosa leaves amid sales slump
Patricia DeRosa, president and coo of AnnTaylor Stores Corp. (New York) announced her resignation, effective immediately....
John Watson leaves to pursue other interests
Three years after joining Sunglass Hut International Inc., President and CEO John Watson tendered his resignation. A former...
But 2000 sales up 3.4 percent overall
The Commerce Department reported last Friday that retail sales were up .1 percent in December, slightly better than the .5...
Company to bank on Marshall's cachet
Target Corp. (Minneapolis) announced plans to convert itsDayton's and Hudson's department stores to Marshall Field's. The...
New York window designer to stylize DNR
Tom Beebe, famous for his magical sets within the windows of Paul Stuart, has embarked on a new career that links his...

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