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Salvatore Ferragamo Fighting Counterfeits

The group is taking an aggressive stand against counterfeit merchandise, especially on the Web.

Bulgari Settles Tax Case for $57M

The company said the settlement will help “avoid a lengthy and costly confrontation over an issue whose interpretation is objectively uncertain.”

Gilt IPO Puts Eyes on Flash Model

As Gilt Groupe reportedly gears up for an initial public offering, the move stirs yet more questions over the long-term viability of the flash-sale model.

Tazreen Owners Jailed 14 Months After Deadly Fire

The owner of Tazreen Fashions Ltd. and his wife surrendered to the court in Dhaka on Sunday.

Balenciaga, Nicolas Ghesquière Trial Date Set

The Tribunal de Grande Instance of Paris has set July 1 to hear oral arguments in the civil case, which kicked off in September.

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Feds Seize $21.6M in Counterfeit NFL Merchandise

More than 50 people arrested and 5,000 Web sites seized.

Avon France Said Seeking Receivership

The management of Avon France had no comment on the subject.

RILA Sets Cyber Crime Initiative

The Retail Industry Leaders Association's action comes on the heels of security data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus.

Dots Files Chapter 11

The voluntary petition was filed in a Newark bankruptcy court.

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Coach Gets $5.5M in Fakes Case Settlement

Beyond the dollar amount, what makes the settlement significant is the fact it stems from a criminal case that held the property owner accountable.

Auditors Court to Probe Galleria Vittorio Emanuele

Earlier this month, the city’s municipality received a letter from the tax court asking to provide documents related to the new contracts signed with Versace.

NLRB Files Complaint Against Wal-Mart

The organization alleges that the retailer broke federal labor law by violating workers’ rights in illegally firing and disciplining more than 117 workers.

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