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Chico’s, Limited Post Solid Gains in Third Quarter

Chico’s FAS Inc.’s stock shot up nearly 9 percent Wednesday.

Tod's Sales Gain 1.8% in Nine Months

The Italian luxury shoe and leather group Tod's reiterated its bullish outlook for the year, forecasting "excellent results in 2009."

Report: U.S. Opportunity for Foreign Luxe Firms

The U.S. market still has untapped potential that European luxury goods companies could unlock in their quest for growth markets.

Bebe Shares Fall on Surprise Loss

Sales drop 23% in first quarter as turnaround delayed.

Retail Stocks Up Friday Despite Unemployment Figures

Specialty apparel retailers added a few jobs but department stores slashed payrolls.

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Top Industry Leaders Address Retail's New Reality

Allen Questrom, Marshal Cohen and Stephen I. Sadove discuss the future of the retail industry.

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Lower Inventories Brighten Outlook for Holiday

Retailers can expect sales to rise by as much as 2 percent for the holiday season.

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Industry Sees Positive Signs in California

Retailers and manufacturers believe the worst might be over.

Metro Profits Halved in Quarter

German retail giant saw sales in period decline 4.2 percent.

Beiersdorf Profits Sink 9 Percent

German firm’s sales dipped 3.1 percent in third quarter.

Analyst: Store Closures Predicted to Peak in '10

CreditSights panelist expresses low expectations for holiday season and predicts retail store closures will peak in the first half of 2010.

China’s Economy on a Road to Recovery

China’s economy grew by 8.9 percent in the third quarter of this year.

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