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American Eagle's NYC concept lets students do laundry while shopping

American Eagle Outfitters on Wednesday unveiled a new concept store at Union Square in New York City, featuring "AE Studio," which will open ahead of the holidays on Nov. 10, according to a company press release.


What WeWork's Lord & Taylor Deal Says About the State of Retail

Here’s one way to help out a struggling retailer: Turn its flagship store into the headquarters for a shared office-space company.


Inside The Holiday Plans Of Young Direct-To-Consumer Brands

As the holidays fast approach, young, direct-to-consumer brands are plotting how to best reach their customers during this noisy time of year. The result will be a mix of smarter and less aggressive discounting than their predecessors, as well as timely product launches and events.


Malls ditch the 'M word' as they spend big bucks on renovations

Sixteen percent of mall landlords have admitted to spending money on "de-malling," a JLL survey finds. About 20 percent of malls have removed the word "mall" from their name since 2014; common replacements: "shoppes," "village" and "towne center."


Drew Barrymore Launches New Lifestyle Brand on Amazon

Following in the footsteps of Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, and more, Drew Barrymore is launching her first-ever lifestyle brand.



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