Days after Toys R Us Folds, its founder Charles Lazarus dies

Days after Toys R Us Folds, its founder Charles Lazarus dies

The founder of the embattled Toys R Us chain of children’s stores died on Thursday, a week after the company announced the end of its operations in the United States. “There have been many sad…

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Thank you, Givenchy, for making the little black dress hot

Thank you, Givenchy, for making the little black dress hot

Coco Chanel may have been the first designer to popularize the little black dress in the 1920s, but Hubert de Givenchy was the man who made the LBD a cocktail party staple. The great Givenchy,…

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Ear-piercing giant Claire's, files for bankruptcy citing $2billion in liabilities

Ear-piercing giant Claire’s, files for bankruptcy citing $2billion in liabilities

The ear piercing and accessory store giant Claire’s filed for bankruptcy on Monday, though the company said it expects a big expansion in its location rather than closures that have plagued other mall-based retailers. Claire’s…

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Donatella Versace says label will stop using fur in products

Donatella Versace says label will stop using fur in products

Donatella Versace has said her family’s luxury fashion label will no longer use real furs in its products, according to an interview with a British magazine. The Italian fashion queen and Versace’s creative director told…

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Toys 'R' Us Going Belly UP, laying off 33,000 workers

Toys ‘R’ Us Going Belly UP, laying off 33,000 workers

Toys ‘R’ US plans to sell or close all of its US stores, potentially hitting 33,000 jobs, US media reported Wednesday. The debt-plagued retailer, which filed for bankruptcy protection in September, told employees that the…

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Toys 'R' Us to liquidate assets, close U.S. stores, again

Toys ‘R’ Us to liquidate assets, close U.S. stores, again

A shutdown of the U.S. division of Toys ‘R’ Us has become increasingly likely in recent days as no buyer has emerged to keep the business operating and lenders have not agreed to debt restructuring,…

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Competing with Amazon.com, Big changes are coming to 100 Macy’s locations in 2018

Competing with Amazon.com, Big changes are coming to 100 Macy’s locations in 2018

If you like to shop at Macy’s, some big changes may be coming to your favorite department store! The retailer has been working to turn its business around after announcing a plan in August 2016…

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Best Buy closing ALL small-format stores $BBY

Best Buy closing ALL small-format stores $BBY

Best Buy plans to close all of its 250 small-format mobile phone stores in the U.S. by the end of May. The stores — most of which are in shopping malls, and at 1,400 square…

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The Fear, And Wallowing in Consumer Debt

My ancestors escaped the steppes of Russia in the early 1800s. At first it was a trickle and then by late 1800’s it was a flood. Get Our Activist Investing Case Study! Get the entire…

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Hungary plans 'Stop Soros' laws amid cover up of hike in refugee arrivals

George Soros Joins The Cryptoworld With $100 Million Investment In Overstock.Com Inc (OSTK)

George Soros is renowned as a Hedge fund manager and is reckoned as a heavy weight in the world of investments. Just before the year 2017 wound down, Quantum Fund, which is managed by George…

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More Retail Carnage: Major supermarket chain reportedly plans to close 200 stores

More Retail Carnage: Major supermarket chain reportedly plans to close 200 stores

Some midsize supermarket chains are struggling to survive as they cut prices to keep up with the competition. In the past year alone, Amazon purchased Whole Foods, Lidl entered the U.S., Aldi announced expansion plans…

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After massive growth streak, Amazon ambitions seem boundless? $AMZN

After massive growth streak, Amazon ambitions seem boundless? $AMZN

Triumphant in online retail, cloud computing, organic groceries, and streaming television, Amazon founder and chief disruptor Jeff Bezos is turning his seemingly limitless ambition to health care. Amazon, launched as an internet bookseller nearly 24…

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Just The Facts: Sears Canada $SHLD

Just The Facts: Sears Canada $SHLD

Eddie Lampert on Sears Canada via Eddielampert.wordpress.com By Nicholas Eckhart from Elyria, Ohio, United States of America (Former Sears Trotwood) [ CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia CommonsI have been asked by numerous media outlets for…

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Amazon launching its own delivery service $FDX $UPS

Amazon launching its own delivery service $FDX $UPS

Amazon is preparing a limited launch of a delivery service that would compete directly with services like Fedex and UPS, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. Citing unnamed sources, the newspaper said the US online…

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CHICAGO: Lawsuit alleges $ULTA resold used cosmetics as new

CHICAGO: Lawsuit alleges $ULTA resold used cosmetics as new

CHICAGO — A California woman is suing Ulta Beauty, the suburban Chicago-based cosmetics retailer, for allegedly reselling used makeup as new to unsuspecting consumers. The lawsuit, filed last month in a federal court in Chicago,…

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Hijabs Will Soon Hit Macy's Department Stores

Hijabs Will Soon Hit Macy’s Department Stores

Apparel targeted for the Muslim women’s market will soon be available at Macy’s department stores. The chain describes the hand-dyed hijabs, maxi dresses, and extra-long cardigans among their new Islamic offerings as both modest and…

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Warning: Criminal ring outfitting #Aldi supermarkets with card skimmers

Warning: Criminal ring outfitting #Aldi supermarkets with card skimmers

You’re probably familiar with skimmers on ATMs and how they can be used to steal money out of your checking account. But did you know that skimmers can also be fit over those card terminals…

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Can a “Personal Touch” Improve Ecommerce Sales?

Can a “Personal Touch” Improve Ecommerce Sales?

It’s essential that you find a way to distinguish yourself in the world of ecommerce. For some people, this means creating or offering unique products that can’t be found anywhere else. This, however, is just…

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