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China's Outlet Mall Sector Thriving

The extravagance of Florentia Village, which opens Thursday, speaks for a sector on the rise.

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Target Launches Ava & Viv Plus-Size Line

Ava & Viv is the first apparel brand created at the retailer from the ground up to in several decades.

Bloomingdale's Promotes Michelle Israel to Oversee Outlets

Israel will report to Francine Klein, vice chair for outlets, omnichannel technology, center core, fine jewelry and cosmetics.

M&S Logs 1.9% Decline in Q3 Sales

A 5.4 percent fall in general merchandise sales, coupled with issues at its distribution center, weighed on the retailer’s figures.

Target Links With Lilly Pulitzer

The collection, which will bow on April 19, consists of 250 products across a range of categories.

Boots, Walgreens Deal Vote Set for Dec. 31

The transaction is subject to a Walgreens shareholder vote on Dec. 29.

Wal-Mart Expands Enriqué Ostale's Role to Mexico

Ostale has been assigned the additional role of running Wal-Mart de México y Centroamérica as president and ceo of the company.

Wal-Mart Survey: Procrastination Rules at Holiday Shopping

The retailer's customers go down to the wire, according to a survey of 2,200 customers conducted at the firm’s stores on Dec. 13.

Wal-Mart to Pay $188 Million in Class-Action Lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed in 2002 by employees at Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club.

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Edward Lampert Blogs on Store Closures

The company will begin 2015 with 1,700 Sears and Kmart big-box stores in operation, representing about 200 million square feet of space.

Wal-Mart Said to Have Inflated China Sales

Documents and former employees allege bulk sales and temporary markups to mask lackluster business.

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