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Barneys CEO Daniella Vitale exits as last-ditch bid to ‘save’ retail stores fails
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Barneys CEO Daniella Vitale exits as last-ditch bid to ‘save’ retail stores fails

Barneys Chief Executive Daniella Vitale has stepped down after last-ditch bids to rescue the luxury chain’s stores from liquidation appeared to...

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Inspectors visit ‘Dear John’ reader’s apartment after it caught fire
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Inspectors visit ‘Dear John’ reader’s apartment after it caught fire

Dear John: Please help me! My entire apartment has brown water. I am having issues with getting the landlord and management to actually fix it. I...

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Potential Barneys Madison Avenue exit is worrying retail brokers
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Potential Barneys Madison Avenue exit is worrying retail brokers

Leading retail brokers are trembling over the future of upper Madison Avenue if Barneys closes — as appears likely. Retail leasing specialists are...

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Barneys may double store footprint with $271M investment plan
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Barneys may double store footprint with $271M investment plan

Barneys could double its store footprint next year if a $271 million stalking-horse bid to acquire the luxury department store is approved in...

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Carl Icahn to lease this Miami office space near his private-island home: sources
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Carl Icahn to lease this Miami office space near his private-island home: sources

Carl Icahn is moving his financial empire to a seaside office tower just a hop, skip and a jump from his private-island home, The Post has learned....

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WeWork pushes IPO back at least a month
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WeWork pushes IPO back at least a month

The owner of office sharing startup WeWork agreed late Monday to postpone its stock debut until at least October — the latest in a series of...

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Lord & Taylor is being sold to clothing rental service
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Lord & Taylor is being sold to clothing rental service

Lord & Taylor, the oldest department store chain in the US, is being sold by its owner Hudson’s Bay Co. for $100 million to Le Tote, a fashion...

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Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing
News 3 months ago
Rising rent at Barneys’ flagship store led to Chapter 11 filing

Barneys bought itself more time — but its future is murkier than ever. The luxury department store filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection early...

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Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores
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Barneys files for bankruptcy, will close 15 stores

Barneys has gone bust. The luxury retail giant filed for bankruptcy early Tuesday, announcing plans to close 15 stores across the nation. The...

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Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved
News 4 months ago
Dressbarn threatens landlords with bankruptcy court unless leases are relieved

Retailer Dressbarn is giving its landlords a barn-burner of an ultimatum in a bid to stave off bankruptcy, The Post has learned. After announcing...

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Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law
News 4 months ago
Landlord groups planning lawsuit over new NY rent law

The landlords are revolting. Two powerful landlord groups are hammering out a new lawsuit that they hope will overturn rent rules signed by Gov....

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No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement
News 5 months ago
No funny timing on John Paulson’s ‘family office’ announcement

I goofed in Tuesday’s column. John Paulson, the hedge fund billionaire, hasn’t announced that he is converting to a family office – at least not...

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Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity
News 6 months ago
Bill Ackman pitches spare office space while celebrating hedge fund’s prosperity

Bill Ackman’s hedge fund is up nearly 40 percent this year — but that isn’t distracting him from pitching some spare office space he co-owns in...

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Liberty Media angling to snag post-bankruptcy iHeartMedia
News 11 months ago
Liberty Media angling to snag post-bankruptcy iHeartMedia

Radio giant iHeartMedia just took a major step toward emerging from bankruptcy — and falling into the clutches of John Malone. The Denver-based...

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Amazon has brief turn as Wall Street’s most valuable company
News 11 months ago
Amazon has brief turn as Wall Street’s most valuable company

Amazon briefly became the world’s most valuable company, days after Microsoft had ended Apple’s longtime stint at the top. Shares of the Seattle...

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Ted Baker employees rise up against CEO’s ‘forced hugging’
News 11 months ago
Ted Baker employees rise up against CEO’s ‘forced hugging’

Employees at UK fashion label Ted Baker have launched a petition to end “forced hugging” and other alleged sleazy behavior by its longtime founder...

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Toy industry not thrilled with idea of Toys ‘R' Us comeback
News 1 year ago
Toy industry not thrilled with idea of Toys ‘R' Us comeback

The toy industry thinks Geoffrey’s nerve is as long as his neck. Just months after toy makers were burned by the Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy, the soon...

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Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, to close 700 stores
News 1 year ago
Mattress Firm files bankruptcy, to close 700 stores

Mattress Firm, the struggling, 3,300-store nationwide retailer of beds, filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday — and plans to shutter up to 700 of...

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BuzzFeed is opening a quirky toy store in NYC this fall
News 1 year ago
BuzzFeed is opening a quirky toy store in NYC this fall

BuzzFeed is dipping its toes into the retail business with an offbeat plan to open a quirky toy store in Manhattan this fall, The Post has learned....

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JCPenney names new CEO after months-long search
News 1 year ago
JCPenney names new CEO after months-long search

JCPenney named its first female CEO on Tuesday. After losing its chief executive, Marvin Ellison, a turnaround expert, four months ago, the...

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Trump's fortune takes $1B hit in his pursuit of the presidency
News 1 year ago
Trump's fortune takes $1B hit in his pursuit of the presidency

The presidency is costing Donald Trump. His net worth has fallen by more than a $1 billion since he descended the escalator at the Trump Tower and...

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JCPenney's CFO is latest exec to fly the coop
News 1 year ago
JCPenney's CFO is latest exec to fly the coop

JCPenney’s senior ranks are becoming threadbare. The struggling department store company just lost Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Davis — whose...

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Lowe's new CEO plans to ‘replicate Home Depot playbook'
News 1 year ago
Lowe's new CEO plans to ‘replicate Home Depot playbook'

If you can’t beat ’ em, copy ’em. Marvin Ellison, the new chief executive at Lowe’s, says his plan to fix the floundering home-improvement chain...

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Toys ‘R' Us store was ‘complete chaos' during closing
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Toys ‘R' Us store was ‘complete chaos' during closing

Just after Memorial Day this year, the manager of a Toys ‘R’ Us store in Oregon decided to use up his vacation days. The once powerful but then...

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Retailers warn of price hikes due to Trump tariffs
News 1 year ago
Retailers warn of price hikes due to Trump tariffs

President Trump’s base better get ready for some sticker shock come Monday. That’s when Trump’s fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods goes into...

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Starboard, other activist firms invest big in casino stocks
News 1 year ago
Starboard, other activist firms invest big in casino stocks

Shareholder activist Starboard Value has quietly taken a sizable position in MGM Resorts — and is pushing for big changes at the Las Vegas casino...

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Swedish coffee chain Fika files for bankruptcy
News 1 year ago
Swedish coffee chain Fika files for bankruptcy

Fika has fizzled. The swanky Swedish coffee shop — which has been closing stores across Manhattan over the past year following an overly ambitious...

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Sears issues another ‘going concern' warning as loss widens
News 1 year ago
Sears issues another ‘going concern' warning as loss widens

Sears Holdings reported a smaller decline in quarterly same-store sales Thursday, but warned again that there is doubt about the company’s...

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Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years
News 1 year ago
Henri Bendel is closing after 123 years

Say goodbye, Bendel girls. Henri Bendel — the iconic department store known for bringing Coco Chanel to the US and catering to generations of so...

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Don't believe the hype about Amazon ‘savings' at Whole Foods
News 1 year ago
Don't believe the hype about Amazon ‘savings' at Whole Foods

Whole Foods shoppers may think they are paying less for their kale, organic milk, blackberries and bison filets since Amazon bought the pricey...

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