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Authentic Brands Group buys Nautica business

Authentic Brands Group has bought the Nautica business from VF Corporation.

Dollar General

Dollar General continues relentless store roll-out

US discount chain Dollar General is continuing its breathtaking pace of store openings after announcing a 2 per cent rise in fourth quarter sales.

New York March 11 2017: People walk by an Foot Locker store in Manhattan.

Foot Locker to shutter more stores after loss

Foot Locker has revealed plans to close about 110 stores this calendar year after reporting a loss of US$49 million for last year.


Starbucks Reserve Seattle store showcases new global format

Featuring the latest generation design and menu, the new Starbucks Reserve Seattle store opened its doors this week.


Charlotte Olympia US business collapses

Charlotte Olympia US has collapsed, with all of its store closed.


Walmart sales crack US$500 billion

Walmart sales exceeded US$500 billion last year, an increase of $14.5 billion, or 3 per cent.

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Macy’s launches ‘modest clothing’ brand Verona Collection

Macy’s has launched what it describes as a “modest clothing brand” – the Verona Collection – targeting Muslims and women seeking conservative styling.

Columbia Sportswear reports record fourth quarter sales

Columbia Sportswear has reported record fourth quarter net sales of US$776 million for the three months to December.

Michael Kors

Michael Kors brand ‘losing momentum’

The Michael Kors brand has experienced a reversal of fortunes since the last reporting period. Neil Saunders explains how.

Tom Thumb Retail Gas Station

Kroger sells c-store business for US$2.15 billion

US supermarket chain Kroger has sold nearly 800 of its convenience stores to British petrol retailer EG Group for $2.15 billion.


Amazon’s quarterly profit nears US$2 billion

Amazon’s quarterly profit reached a record US$1.86 billion in the three months to December 31.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 20, 2016:  Ralph Lauren Signage On Their Outlet At Klcc, Kuala Lumpur.

Ralph Lauren sales mix ‘optimism and pessimism’

The latest Ralph Lauren sales figures come with a mixed dose of both optimism and pessimism.


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