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Retail Stocks Rally as Market Posts Strong Gains

Even a $2.3 billion quarterly loss at Fannie Mae couldn't hold off the charge of the bulls on Wall Street on Friday.

Buranis to Up Holding; Controlling Shareholders Make Tender Offer

The Burani family, the controlling shareholder in Italy¿s Mariella Burani Fashion Group, launched a public tender offer for a further 15 percent of the company.

Damiani Reports 80 Percent Drop in First-Quarter Earnings

Sales slumped in Italian jewelry firm's home market as production costs increased.

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Polo Stresses Continuity

Annual meeting held in New York.

Warnaco Profits Rise 41 Percent

The Warnaco Group Inc. saw earnings climb 41 percent in the second quarter, driven by international growth in its Calvin Klein business.

July Sales Tough for Retailers

Wal-Mart falls below analysts' expectations, issues cautious August forecast.

Adidas Investment in China is Paying Off

Adidas huge investment to sponsor the Beijing Olympics, coupled with a vast and rapid retail expansion across the country, is paying off

Puma AG Net Profits Rise in Second Quarter

Activewear firm beats expectations; says orders are up 8.6 percent.

Daily Stock Wrap

The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 40 points, or 0.4 percent, on Wednesday, but retail stocks were unable to keep pace.

Hampshire Loss Widens in Second Quarter

Stock again up in wake of settlement with former CEO.

Maidenform Q2 Net Drops 7.7 Percent

Timing of department store shipments hurts sales.

True Religion Net Sales Soar in Q2

Bottom line boosted by higher margins and store expansions.

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