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NEW YORK, Dec 2- Footwear retailer Brown Shoe Company Inc is trying to acquire women's luxury shoe retailer Stuart Weitzman Holdings LLC, which could fetch close to $1 billion, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Brown Shoe is competing against other potential suitors, that include private equity firms and financial investors, the sources...
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Stocks closed near session lows Friday, with all three major averages posting their worst weekly drop this year, as investors were cautious ahead of the weekend amid fears over the euro zone and euphoria over Facebook's trading debut fizzled.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures were higher Friday, struggling to recover from a string of recent declines, and ahead of Facebook's widely-anticipated trading debut later this morning.
Shares of Pandora plunged Wednesday, as the online-streaming music operator forecast a weak outlook for 2012.
When two sisters' small shoe business was challenged by bigger players in the industry, they weren't caught flat-footed. Instead, sisters Jenifer and Sarah Caplan used the opportunity to re-make their line and remain competitive.
Fashion's Night Out began last year as the brainchid of Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who felt that stores could coax recession-wary shoppers to spend if they created unique events and excitement. There will be no shortage of that. Retailers and designers are pulling out the stops to woo fashionistas to their events and build buzz around their brands. But will the strategy work?
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The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment. Delta Air Lines and Performance Food Group were among the latest names on Wednesday to announce job cuts.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Tuesday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
Another round of layoffs was announced on Thursday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. News Corp. became the latest victim of the weakening economy, announcing it is planning on cutting jobs after reporting a quarterly loss on Thursday.
More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. GlaxoSmithKline and Tiffany & Co. on Thursday became the latest victims of the weakening economy, each cutting an undisclosed number of jobs.
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