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December 11, 2013 3:54 AM L.A. private-equity firm to buy Lucky Brand Jeans for $225 million

Lucky Brand Jeans will be owned by an L.A.-area firm once again after Leonard Green & Partners buys the denim producer from New York fashion company Fifth & Pacific Cos. Los Angeles private-equity firm Leonard Green & Partners has agreed to pay $225 million to acquire Lucky from New York fashion company Fifth & Pacific Cos. The acquisition means that Lucky 21

December 8, 2013 9:02 AM Snow, ice, deep freeze hit large swath of USA

Snow, ice and freezing rain will strike states from Texas to New England through Tuesday, promising icy roads, power outages and general unpleasantness for much of the country. A surprising swath of heavy snow and ice hit the eastern USA on Sunday — from West Virginia to Philadelphia — dumping snow on NFL fields and causing highway pileups. The snow came from an arctic 39

December 6, 2013 4:02 AM Scandella gives Wild 4-3 win over Blackhawks

With Charlie Coyle partially screening Corey Crawford at the edge of the crease, Brodin wound up and sent the puck ricocheting off Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya and past the goalie’s outstretched glove. After nearly taking a 2-0 lead into the second intermission, the Wild suddenly trailed 3-2 after a forceful Blackhawks comeback. The first two of Chicago’s 39

November 28, 2013 7:25 PM Some Retailers Rejecting 'Gray Thursday' as Part of Holiday Shopping Ritual

With more retailers electing to open its doors on Thanksgiving Day 2013 to present early Black Friday deals, the moniker "gray Thursday" is starting to take its place among the shopper's lexicon. To get an early start on Black Friday deals, Best Buy and Walmart are opening their doors at 6 p.m. on Thursday, while Macy's, Target, JCPenney, Kohl's and Sears 24

November 24, 2013 10:10 AM Thanksgiving shopping a sacrilege for some

But others say shopping on the holiday is more convenient than waiting for Black Friday. LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Carol Larkin will not shop on Thanksgiving. Even though she lives directly behind the a Kroger supermarket, she won't even stop for a last-minute item on the way to her family feast Thursday at a sister's house. But while Thanksgiving shopping 548

November 8, 2013 11:54 PM Investors to keep focus on Fed for tapering clues

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market's rally could be put to the test next week if comments from Federal Reserve officials including Janet Yellen add to views the central bank could be scaling back its stimulus plan sooner rather than later. While next week is light on economic news, bond yields have been rising, giving further credence to the idea the Fed may soon temper 72

August 15, 2013 5:50 AM Stocks end lower amid spending doubts

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market fell on Wednesday as a poor earnings report from Macy's cast doubt on the outlook for consumer spending, a vital component of the U.S. economy. Other department store stocks also fell after Macy's reported disappointing earnings for the second quarter and cut its forecast for the year. The Dow Jones industrial average 42

August 3, 2013 4:12 AM Wayfair Buys DwellStudio, Expands Retail Vision in Home Goods

Good time to check in on the Wayfair express. The Boston e-retailer, specializing in home furnishings, is one of the big innovation stories of the past decade. Wayfair (fka CSN Stores) is also the biggest venture-capital bet in New England tech, with $200 million raised, all in the last couple of years. Today the company says it is acquiring DwellStudio 59

June 7, 2013 12:53 PM Sarah Jessica Parker creates shoe line

On Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker made women look at shoes in a whole new way. So it only makes sense that the actress would be coming out with her own line of footwear. In fact, it seems long overdue. "In a silly way, I think it's what people have expected of me most because of Carrie Bradshaw," she tells Vogue. She's partnering with George 57

May 4, 2013 6:46 PM San Francisco threatened by typhoid fever

Customers who ate at a Nordstrom Cafe within the Nordstrom store in the Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco are at risk of contracting typhoid fever. The San Francisco Department of Public Health issued an alert on May 3 that a food handler at the cafe had been diagnosed with the bacterial illness. Customers at the cafe on April 16, 17, 18, 20, or 27, 2013, are at risk. It is unknown 94