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Grafton-Fraser acquires 35 Jones New York stores in Canada

Men's apparel retailer Grafton Fraser announced the acquisition of 35 Jones New York retail stores in Canada. The acquisition is part of the company's larger growth plan for the near future.

ModCloth opens Union Square pop-up, launches in-house line

Online retailer ModCloth announced it will open a pop-up shop between July 30 and August 17 in San Francisco's Union Square. Slightly different than the average pop-up experience, items cannot be purchased in the store, but shoppers can try on items and make online purchases for at-home delivery.

TJX buys off-price Australian retailer

The TJX Companies, parent company of TJ Maxx, announced the acquisition of Trade Secret, an off-price retailer that operates 35 stores in Australia. The purchase, worth $80 million in Australian dollars, gives TJX an opportunity to enter the Australian market, where it currently operates one of its 13 buying offices.

Abercrombie debuts athleisure brand

Abercrombie & Fitch will be launching its women's athleisure line later this week. The added offerings will debut on July 29 in stores and online, with prices ranging from $15 to $160. 

Amazon launches streaming music in the UK

Amazon announced that its Prime Music streaming service will now be available in the U.K.


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