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Frugal Shoppers Appear Here to Stay

Consumers engage more in online comparison shopping, mix price points and buy less.

Green Gets to Work on Government Review

British Cabinet Office announced that retail tycoon Sir Philip Green, will lead an external efficiency review into government spending.

Polo Board OKs Additional Stock Buyback

Polo Ralph Lauren Corp has the authorization to buy back a total of $569 million of its own stock.

McComb Sees Liz Claiborne on Verge of Turnaround

Investors gave Liz Claiborne a big thumbs-up Thursday, pushing the stock up 69 cents.

Prada Revenues Rise 29% in First Half

Prada Group reports sales in the Far East increased 70 percent.

Adidas Boosts Outlook for 2010

Adidas AG says earnings per share in 2010 should increase to between 2.50 and 2.62 euros.

Under Armour Net Doubles in Qtr.

Performance-apparel firm Under Armour's revenues spiked 24.4 percent in the second quarter.

Burberry Sales Jump 30.6% in 1st-Qtr.

Burberry plans to open 20 to 30 stores in current year.


Prada Gets $455M Loan

Prada SpA's loan will be used to refinance a long-standing debt and to propel retail growth.

Giorgio Armani SpA, Giorgio Armani,

Armani '09 Earnings Decline

Armani said it generated consolidated sales of 1.5 billion euros, or $2.09 billion.

Billabong in Deal to Acquire Rvca

Billabong International Ltd. said it has reached a “conditional agreement” to buy California-based skate and lifestyle brand Rvca.

Footwear Retailer Office Holdings On the Block

Firm hires advisors to consider options, sale.

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