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L Brands Lowers Full Year Guidance, Shares Fall 10%

L Brands Lowers Full Year Guidance, Shares Fall 10%

Shares of L Brands (NYSE: LB), the parent company of Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works, fell nearly 10 percent to $35.24 on Thursday after the company lowered its guidance for the year.Despite reporting second quarter earnings o..

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

Michael Kors buys Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

According to Reuters, U.S. retailer Michael Kors Holding Ltd (NYSE: KORS) agreed to buy luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo PLC for $1.2 billion, snapping up a British company whose towering stilettos have been made famous by celebrity customers f..

U.K. Bans Credit Card Surcharges

U.K. Bans Credit Card Surcharges

On Wednesday, the U.K.’s Treasury Ministry announced that British retailers will be forbidden from forcing customers to pay surcharges when they pay for a transaction using a credit card. British consumers tend to face up to 20 percent of surc..

Gymboree Announced to Close 350 Stores Nationwide

Gymboree Announced to Close 350 Stores Nationwide

This week, the Gymboree Corporation (NASDAQ: GYMB), a children’s clothing retailer, announced that it will close 350 stores as part of its previously announced restructuring.The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in June. Curre..

Liberty Interactive Corporation Acquires HSNI

Liberty Interactive Corporation Acquires HSNI

Dealmakers were up early today as Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA), the TV retailer, executed an acquisition of the remaining 62% of stake they had not owned of HSN, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSNI). Until now, Liberty owned 38% of HSN and have fin..

Staples Surges on $6 billion Buyout Report

Staples Surges on $6 billion Buyout Report

Shares of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) surged on Thursday after Reuters reported that Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in talks to acquire the U.S. office supplies retailer.According to Reuters’ report, the New York-based pri..

Gymboree to Close Up to 450 Stores, Filing for Bankruptcy

Gymboree to Close Up to 450 Stores, Filing for Bankruptcy

The Gymboree Corporation (NASDAQ: GYMB), a Kids’ clothing retailer, filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization to reduce its debts. The company also announced to close stores in respond to the pressure on retailers.Gymboree was foun..