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March 01, 2017 | Consumer Retail

Victoria’s Secret: L Brands Inc.’s Victoria’s Secret opened its first flagship store in Shanghai on Feb. 23 and a second flagship store in Chengdu, in the Sichuan province, on Feb. 24.

February 28, 2017 | Consumer Retail

Vera Bradley Inc.'s FY4Q17 sales fell below plan for five of six sources who commented, and all seven said sales were down yy because of excessive discounting from the company’s own website, competition from department stores a

February 22, 2017 | Consumer Retail
  • Avian Flu H7N9: There have been a number of reports on avian flu from various major media outlets on Weibo Corp.'s and Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s WeChat during the week of Feb. 13 to 19.
February 08, 2017 | TMT

Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc.’s long-awaited S-1, released Thursday, Feb. 2, contains few surprises.

January 24, 2017 | TMT

On Jan. 17, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. announced plans to buy SimpliVity Corp., maker of hyperconverged systems, for $650 million. 

January 12, 2017 | Consumer Retail

China’s O2O platforms significantly increased the cadence of promotions in December and have continued the promotions into January.

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