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Michael Kors acquires Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion
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Michael Kors acquires Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion

US retailer Michael Kors has agreed to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion, snapping up a British company whose towering stilettos...

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Sporting goods store sends competitors' stocks plummeting
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Sporting goods store sends competitors' stocks plummeting

Wall Street investors may have to switch to decaf. Jittery shareholders chopped a total of $2.5 billion in value from several sporting goods chains...

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Malls are trying to woo back shoppers with fun activities
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Malls are trying to woo back shoppers with fun activities

US malls are raising the curtain on their second act. Fed up with watching their apparel chains, department stores and electronics locations go...

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Chipotle's latest loss tied to viral rodent storm
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Chipotle's latest loss tied to viral rodent storm

Video of three rodents scurrying through a Dallas Chipotle added to the burrito joint’s agita on Thursday — spooking investors and sending the...

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Is this notice junk mail or a cyberattack?
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Is this notice junk mail or a cyberattack?

Dear John: I received a notice a few days ago from an auto service company, and it says my vehicle’s contract needs to be updated. I never had a...

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Last remaining Nine West stores could soon close
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Last remaining Nine West stores could soon close

Nine West is getting ready to lace up its walking boots. The once-ubiquitous mall retailer that became a destination for stilettos, clogs and...

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Retail group's back-to-school projection doesn't jive with recent numbers
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Retail group's back-to-school projection doesn't jive with recent numbers

Amid the carnage of widespread retail bankruptcies, store closings and tumbling sales, a national retail group on Thursday predicted the soon-to...

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Aschendorf pays $65M for Varick redevelopment project
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Aschendorf pays $65M for Varick redevelopment project

Kenneth Aschendorf of APF Properties has purchased 163 Varick St. for roughly $65 million — and will, sources said, redevelop the small warehouse...

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Retailers rally after Target gives surprisingly strong forecast
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Retailers rally after Target gives surprisingly strong forecast

Target Corp. forecast sales to increase for the first time in five quarters, thanks to improved customer traffic and sales trends, sending its...

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Is telecommuting the answer to New York’s transit nightmare?
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Is telecommuting the answer to New York’s transit nightmare?

Is telecommuting the answer to New York's transit nightmare? By John Crudele View author archive email the author Get author RSS feed Name(required...

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This luxury goods site is a ‘retail playground’ for the 1 percent
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This luxury goods site is a ‘retail playground’ for the 1 percent

This luxury goods site is a ‘retail playground' for the 1 percent By Lisa Fickenscher View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email...

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Amazon patents bizarre plan to store product in giant underwater pools
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Amazon patents bizarre plan to store product in giant underwater pools

Amazon patents bizarre plan to store product in giant underwater pools By Margi Murphy, The Sun View author archive Get author RSS feed Name...

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Hobby Lobby to pay $3M fine, hand over illicit ancient artifacts
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Hobby Lobby to pay $3M fine, hand over illicit ancient artifacts

Hobby Lobby to pay $3M fine, hand over illicit ancient artifacts By Danika Fears View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email...

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‘Serial entrepreneur’ moves on from Lumber Liquidators
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‘Serial entrepreneur’ moves on from Lumber Liquidators

‘Serial entrepreneur' moves on from Lumber Liquidators By Lisa Fickenscher View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email(required)...

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How Independence Day sales are a total ripoff
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How Independence Day sales are a total ripoff

How Independence Day sales are a total ripoff By Nicole Lyn Pesce, Moneyish View author archive Get author RSS feed Name(required) Email(required)...

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Steve Madden is dominating department store sneaker sales
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Steve Madden is dominating department store sneaker sales

Steve Madden is dominating department store sneaker sales By Claire Atkinson View author archive email the author follow on twitter Get author RSS...

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New owner takes Gracious Home out of bankruptcy
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New owner takes Gracious Home out of bankruptcy

Gracious Home has a new lease on life. The twice-bankrupt home goods retailer has emerged from its latest trip through Chapter 11 with plans to...

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Staples is going private in $6.9 billion deal
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Staples is going private in $6.9 billion deal

Sycamore Partners said on Wednesday it would acquire office supplies chain Staples for $6.9 billion, a rare bet by a private equity firm this year...

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Walgreens scraps Rite Aid merger, buys half its stores instead
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Walgreens scraps Rite Aid merger, buys half its stores instead

Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance said it ended its deal to buy Rite Aid after struggling to win antitrust approval, and that it would...

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Toronto hotel buyer pays Trump millions to drop his name
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Toronto hotel buyer pays Trump millions to drop his name

The Trump Organization is getting paid millions of dollars by the owners of a Toronto hotel so they can remove Trump’s name from the building. In a...

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Amazon wants to build a ‘beehive' filled with drones
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Amazon wants to build a ‘beehive' filled with drones

Here’s the latest buzz from Amazon: a “beehive” warehouse that’s swarming with delivery drones. The Seattle-based Web giant has filed an...

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Brick-and-mortar grocery stores are here to stay
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Brick-and-mortar grocery stores are here to stay

The brick-and-mortar grocery store isn’t going away anytime soon. Amazon's recently announced $13.7 billion purchase of high-end grocer Whole Foods...

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Gymboree's lenders working on comeback strategy for retailer
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Gymboree's lenders working on comeback strategy for retailer

Gymboree’s lenders are working on a fast-paced comeback strategy for the bankrupt kids’ clothing retailer, The Post has learned. Bondholders...

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Sycamore Partners is in advance talks to buy Staples
News 1 month ago
Sycamore Partners is in advance talks to buy Staples

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in advanced talks to acquire Staples following an auction for the US office supplies retailer, people...

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SL Green eyes new downtown tower near WTC
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SL Green eyes new downtown tower near WTC

SL Green Realty Corp. is in the midst of planning a new downtown building near the World Trade Center. The real estate investment trust owns the...

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Whole Foods CEO literally ‘dreamed' about Amazon merger
News 1 month ago
Whole Foods CEO literally ‘dreamed' about Amazon merger

Whole Foods boss John Mackey said he literally had a dream that the upscale supermarket merged with Amazon — a year and a half before the $13.7...

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Activist investors urge retailers to sell their real estate
News 1 month ago
Activist investors urge retailers to sell their real estate

Activist investors are increasingly sending the same message to ailing retailers: Sell your real estate before it’s as worthless as the merchandise...

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The owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is getting pressured to sell
News 1 month ago
The owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is getting pressured to sell

The owner of Saks Fifth Avenue is in the crosshairs of an activist investor. Canada-based Hudson’s Bay Co., which owns the Lord & Taylor chain in...

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Amazon is finally opening one of its mega-warehouses in New York
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Amazon is finally opening one of its mega-warehouses in New York

Amazon’s ability to quickly ship stuff to New Yorkers, from Kindle readers to kayaks, is about to get a major boost. The Seattle-based web giant...

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JBS mulls frozen-only meat stores, trucks in North America
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JBS mulls frozen-only meat stores, trucks in North America

The world’s largest meatpacker, Brazil-based JBS, is weighing plans to open its first retail stores in North America, The Post has learned. JBS,...

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