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New Latino-focused brand opens in California

Star World, a new retail store geared toward the Latino consumer, has opened its first storefront in Huntington Park, California. The new brand is offering a revolutionary shopping experience, driven by technology, in the heart of the No. 1 Hispanic market in the country.

US cargo volume to increase 3% this month

Cargo volume in major retail ports in the United States are expected to increase 3.3 percent this month over the same time last year. The increase is part of retailers' preparation for the holiday season, according to a monthly Global Port Tracker report released by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates.

Retail sales drop 9% in September

In-store traffic fell 8.1 percent year over year in September. But the drop in traffic was actually the smallest decrease seen since January in the retail industry, according to RetailNext's monthly Performance Pulse.

Urban Outfitters to add more in-store restaurants

Specialty retailer Urban Outfitters plans to add eateries to some store locations. As part of the transition of the millennial shopping locations into lifestyle experience stores, acclaimed chefs like Marc Vetri, Michael Symon and Illan Hall are now working with the company.

Karl Lagerfeld to launch global e-commerce store

Fashion brand Karl Lagerfeld is launching a global e-commerce store in 97 countries and in five languages.


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