Barbara Thau

Barbara Thau

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Quick news from around the Web... H&M takes its first passage to India with New Delhi store Lands' End first quarter profit falls Apple to launch Apple Watch in 7 more countries Hiring...

Target to go mad for plaid come fall

Target will deck out its stores in plaid for fall. From August through October, more than 360 products including women's apparel, men's, kid's and baby, grocery, home, electronics, and beauty will be "touched by tartan," at the chic-cheap discounter.

Stories from around the Web

Quick news from around the Web... Kohl's donates $100K for flood relief Smokes, snacks fuel Dollar General's first-quarter sales Wendy's to buy back $1.4 billion worth of shares GameStop...

Ascena Retail Group's earnings drop 27%

Cost increases ate into third quarter earnings at the Ascena Retail Group, the parent of Lane Bryant and dressbarn, which will become one of the nation's largest apparel retailers when itacquires Ann Inc. later this year.

Amazon offers free shipping on small items

The nation's largest online merchant is introducing free shipping on thousands of hot-selling items across product categories, from smart phone accessories to makeup, waiving a minimum order requirement, Bloomberg reported.