Apparel and accessories retail

FILE- In this Jan. 21, 2015, file photo people walks pass The North Face exhibit displaying its new avalanche airbag "modulator system" that is a set of dual air bags that be attached to any backpack at the Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt lake City. VF Corp. says it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on clothing and footwear and the other concentrating on jeans and its outlet businesses. Some of VF Corp. brands include The North Face, Timberland and Wrangler. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
August 13, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The clothing company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and active wear business. The major shift at VF Corp. is happening as Americans swap out jeans for yoga pants. That trend has fueled growth at Lululemon,...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2015, file photo, rapper Eminem attends the premiere of "Southpaw" in New York. Detroit-based fashion designer Clement Brown of the Three Thirteen shop is trying to block Eminem's trademark request for his apparel line, E13. Brown has held a trademark for his Three Thirteen brand since 2010, and the rapper born Marshall Mathers filed his pending request last year. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2018 - 3:59 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Eminem has found himself in an unlikely battle: one over retail, not rap. Fashion designer Clement Brown of the Three Thirteen shop is trying to block Eminem's trademark request for his apparel line, E13, the Detroit Free Press reported. Brown has held a trademark for his Three...
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July 26, 2018 - 1:08 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Eminem has found himself in an unlikely battle: one over retail, not rap. The Detroit Free Press reports that fashion designer Clement Brown of the Three Thirteen shop is trying to block Eminem's trademark request for his apparel line, E13. Brown has held a trademark for his Three...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision June 21, 2018, that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 21, 2018 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states. Consumers can expect to see sales tax charged on more online...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. States will be able to force shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision June 21, 2018, that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big win for states. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 21, 2018 - 1:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — States will be able to force more shoppers to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states. Consumers can expect to see sales tax being charged on more...
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a Gap store in Miami. Gap reports earnings on Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
May 24, 2018 - 4:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gap Inc. says its first-quarter profit missed forecasts, but revenue beat estimates. The San Francisco-based clothing chain earned $164 million, or 42 cents per share, on revenue of $3.78 billion Analysts expected a quarterly profit of 45 cents and revenue of $3.61 billion,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2010 file photo, a man carries a Chinese flag as he walks past U.S. retailer GAP's newly-opened flagship store in Beijing. U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized Monday, May 14, 2018, for selling T-shirts with what it says was an "erroneous" map of China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
May 15, 2018 - 2:14 am
HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts with what it says was an "erroneous" map of China that didn't include self-ruled Taiwan, in the latest example of corporate kowtowing to Beijing. In a posting late Monday on China's Weibo microblogging platform ,...
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May 15, 2018 - 1:08 am
HONG KONG (AP) — U.S. clothing retailer Gap has apologized for selling T-shirts with what it says was an "erroneous" map of China. In a posting on its Chinese social media account late Monday, the company apologized for its "unintentional mistake" and promised to carry out "more rigorous reviews"...
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FILE - This Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, file photo shows a sign for a Wall Street subway station in New York. The major U.S. stock indexes edged higher in early trading Friday, May 11, 2018 as gains in health care companies and banks outweighed losses elsewhere. Technology stocks and utilities were laggards. Crude oil prices headed lower. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 09, 2018 - 11:35 am
U.S. stocks edged higher in morning trading Wednesday, led by gains in energy companies. The price of crude oil climbed back above $70 a barrel a day after the U.S. moved to withdraw from a nuclear accord with Iran. Technology stocks also rose. Banks gained as bond yields headed higher. Apparel...
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In this April 13, 2018, photo, packages from Internet retailers are delivered with the U.S. Mail in a apartment building mail room in Washington. Clicking "checkout" on an online purchase could cost more after a Supreme Court case being argued April 17. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
April 16, 2018 - 1:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping to a state...
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