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Mass and Off-Price

Wal-Mart to Close 30 Japan Stores

Wal-Mart’s Seiyu GK will shutter 7 percent of its “nonperforming stores that are not aligned with the company’s strategy.”

Metro, Auchan Team Up on Purchasing

The partnership applies to global cosmetics and apparel brands.

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Mexico Asks H&M, Forever 21 to Source in Its Shores

A Mexican trade lobby group is proposing that global retailers expanding in Mexico should also source apparel from the country.

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Sears Holdings Corp. Sets Further Store Closures

The closures began around late August, and those affected are already in liquidation mode.

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Brian Cornell Shakes Up Target Strategy

The retailer's first chairman and ceo from outside company ranks is making fashion and home, among other categories, a key focus.

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Value Retail's Suzhou Village Arrives in Changing China

The developer of the nine Chic Outlet Shopping Villages in Europe celebrated the grand opening of its first outlet mall in China.

Primark to Expand in U.S. Through Sears Store Sites

Six of the seven sites include a Sears presence utilizing a streamlined store format of up to 100,000 square feet of selling space.

Costco Sets Online Store in China

The American retailer is to use the Tmall Global platform operated by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

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Forever 21 Launching Simpsons Apparel Collection

Printed with imagery of the animated family, the 16-piece line for men and women debuts in stores Thursday.

Kmart Latest to Be Impacted by Data Breach

The discounter is working with federal law enforcement authorities.

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Moody's Sees Off-Price Impact Building

Expects channel's market share in apparel and footwear to approach 10% in three years.

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