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Forever 21 to roll out Riley Rose boutiques

Forever 21 will roll out its new Riley Rose beauty boutique concept in GGP-owned shopping centres.

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Walmart: Yes, you can teach an old dog new tricks

Walmart is retail’s proof that you can teach an old dog new tricks.

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Struggling Gap ‘in search of purpose and identity’

With comparable group sales increasing by 2 per cent this has been a quarter of progress for Gap.

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US teen fashion retailer Rue21 collapses

US teen fashion retailer Rue21 has filed for bankruptcy protection.


JCPenney first quarter loss widens

JCPenney first quarter loss widens to US$180 million in the first quarter.


China, Thailand help drive Spar network growth

The global Spar network recorded its fastest growth in a decade last year, buoyed by China and Thailand.

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Contactless payments use to double in two years

New data from Juniper Research forecasts the global value of contactless payments will reach US$1.3 trillion by 2019.


Mizuno US sales plummet as retail ranks shrink

The “struggling” Mizuno US business lost US$22.4 million in the year to March 31.


How the US retail industry is in crisis – and yet not…

Neil Saunders explains how strong US retail industry sales growth is giving a conflicting view of an industry otherwise in crisis.


Macy’s future ‘on a slippery slope’

The first set of results under Macy’s new CEO, Jeff Gennette, are not good: Macy’s future is a slippery slope.

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Galeries Lafayette Welcome Center targets Asians

Galeries Lafayette has opened a Shopping and Welcome Center designed specifically for large Asian tour groups.

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Abercrombie & Fitch takeover bid likely

An investment bank has been appointed to help assess and advise on Abercrombie & Fitch takeover bids.


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