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  • Oct 10- Activist investor Clinton Group said it will no longer push for the sale of women's clothing retailer Wet Seal Inc after winning control of the board last week, but will instead focus on turning the company around.

  • UPDATE 3-Clinton Group no longer seeking sale of Wet Seal Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 2:46 PM ET

    Oct 10- Activist investor Clinton Group said it will no longer push for the sale of women's clothing retailer Wet Seal Inc after winning control of the board last week, but will instead focus on turning the company around.

  • Oct 10- Activist investor Clinton Group said it will no longer push for a sale of Wet Seal Inc, which it won control of last week, but will instead focus on turning around the women's clothing retailer.

  • Oct 10- Activist investor Clinton Group said it will no longer push for a sale of Wet Seal Inc, which it won control of last week, but will instead focus on turning the apparel retailer around. On Friday, the investment firm managed to get four of its nominees elected to Wet Seal's eight-member board. Wet Seal also named a Clinton Group nominee as chairman on Wednesday.

  • UPDATE 3-Denim maker True Religion says exploring sale Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 9:40 AM ET

    By Juhi Arora and Siddharth Cavale. Oct 10- Premium jeans maker True Religion Apparel Inc, which has been hit by falling sales, said it may sell itself after receiving interest from potential buyers. More importantly, we question the relevancy of the brand, particularly given its premium price point, "said analyst Edward Yruma of KayBanc Capital Markets.

  • Retailer Wet Seal names Clinton Group nominee as chairman Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 8:26 AM ET

    Oct 10- Clothing retailer Wet Seal Inc named a Clinton Group nominee as chairman of its board, after replacing four of its board members with the activist investor's nominees last week.

  • UPDATE 2-Denim maker True Religion says exploring sale Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    Oct 10- Jeans maker True Religion Apparel Inc, which has been hit by falling sales, said it may sell itself, after receiving interest from potential buyers. Shares in the company jumped 28 percent to $26.88 in premarket trade on Wednesday, valuing it at about $683 million.

  • BRIEF-Wet Seal Inc appoints new board members Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 7:10 AM ET

    Oct 10- Wet Seal Inc:. *The Wet Seal Inc announces appointment of new board members. *Appoints Lynda J. Davey as chairman of the board.

  • Analyst sees Wet Seal shakeup as a positive Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:43 PM ET

    Recent changes at Wet Seal Inc. will vastly improve the board and could change the direction of the struggling retailer's business, a B. Riley& Co. analyst said.

  • *Merchandising chief moves to True Religion Apparel. Oct 5- Wet Seal Inc replaced four board members with Clinton Group nominees, putting the activist investor in a stronger position to push for a sale of the struggling clothing retailer.

  • Oct 5- Wet Seal Inc:. *The Wet Seal Inc announces resignation of Wet Seal division chief. *Harriet Sustarsic, Wet Seal division chief merchandising officer, resigned.

  • *Chairman Harold Kahn among those who resigned. Oct 5- Wet Seal Inc replaced four board members with Clinton Group nominees, putting the activist investor in a stronger position to push for a sale of the struggling clothing retailer.

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    NEW YORK-- U.S. stock futures are rising after a government report showed the U.S. unemployment rate fell below 8 percent for the first time in four years and the economy gained 114,000 jobs in September. The Labor Department said the unemployment rate declined to 7.8 percent, matching its level in January 2009 when President Barack Obama took office.

  • Wet Seal chairman, 3 board members step down Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 8:29 AM ET

    FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif.-- In a win for The Clinton Group, the chairman of Wet Seal and three other directors have stepped down from its board, replaced by four nominees of the activist investor group unhappy with the struggling teen retailer's performance. Wet Seal Inc., based in Foothill Ranch, Calif., and The Clinton Group have been in a proxy fight.