Perrier Opens Popup Store in SoHo

From Wednesday, July 12 – Sunday, July 16, The Perrier® Flavor Studio will be open to the public at 63 Greene Street in SoHo, New York City. From 10am – 6pm, this studio-takeover features original artwork by AKACORLEONE (Pedro Campiche) celebrates the vibrant range of Perrier flavors, including the all-new Perrier Strawberry and Perrier Watermelon, and invites guests to find their flavor inspiration through interactive elements. (Credit: Perrier Sparkling Natural Mineral Water/Jane Kratochvil) (PRNewsfoto/Perrier)

Perrier, maker of sparkling mineral water, has opened a popup store in SoHo neighborhood in Manhattan now thru Sunday. Located at 63 Green Street, The Perrier Flavor Studio in SoHo is promoting the brand’s range of sparkling flavors, including the newest additions – Perrier Strawberry and Perrier Watermelon. The space will feature original work from …

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Barnes and Noble Reports 6.3% Decline in Sales

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NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble, which operates the nation’s largest bookstore chain with 633 locations in all 50 states, continues to see sales drop at its stores. The company reported sales of $821 million for the quarter and $3.9 billion for the full year, decreasing 6.3% and 6.5% over the prior year periods, respectively. Comparable …

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Monica + Andy Opens Baby Store in NY

Digitally native brand, Monica + Andy, opens its first retail location in New York City (PRNewsfoto/Monica + Andy)

Monica + Andy, an organic baby and children’s clothing brand, has opened its first retail location in New York City this month. The 810 square-foot space is located at 410 Columbus Ave. This is just the company’s second store with the first being in its headquarter city of Chicago. The deal was brokered by RKF. Inspired by the birth …

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Tourneau Celebrates 20th Anniversary of NY Flagship Store

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NEW YORK — Luxury watch maker Tourneau is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its flagship New York store, the Tourneau TimeMachine on 57th Street and Madison Avenue. Opened on June 26th, 1997, the Tourneau TimeMachine has become a destination for tourists, locals and watch enthusiasts, and is most famous for its exterior façade of clocks in …

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Amazon Buying Whole Foods for $42 Per Share

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Amazon, the Internet’s largest retailer, is getting into the physical supermarket business by agreeing to purchase Whole Foods Market for $42 per share or about $13.7 billion. Amazon is looking to expand into the grocery business and is paying all cash for the organic grocery chain, which has 460 stores in the U.S., Canada and …

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Walmart to Buy Bonobos for $310 Million

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Walmart, the world’s leading retailer, has agreed to buy NY-based Bonobos, for $310 million in cash. Bonobos is a manufacturer of men’s clothing available in 35 of its own retail stores, Nordstrom department stores and online. Following the closing of the deal, Andy Dunn, founder and CEO of Bonobos will report to Marc Lore, president …

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Michael Kors to Close 125 Stores

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The woes of retail can’t elude Michael Kors. The purveyor of luxury handbags and clothing reported sales down 11% in the fiscal fourth quarter for 2017 and plans to close as many as 125 of its boutiques in the next two years. For the fourth quarter ended April 1, 2017, Kors Inc. reported: Total revenue decreased …

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Saks Opens Wellness Shop at Fifth Avenue Store

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NEW YORK — Saks Fifth Avenue has opened a new wellness shop at its flagship store in NY. The Wellery concept shop is the first-of-its-kind space where shoppers can find more than 16,000 square feet of immersive experiences dedicated to wellness. Located on the second floor of the company’s department store at 611 Fifth Avenue …

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Macy’s Partners With Designer Cynthia Rowley

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NEW YORK — Macy’s is collaborating with designer Cynthia Rowley for a new line of clothing available just for the summer in select department stores. CR by Cynthia Rowley is an exclusive new limited-time collection that taps into the cheerful and vivacious essence at the core of the celebrated designer’s eponymous brand. Officially available in …

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Stewart Weitzman Brings Bridal Shoes to Boutiques

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NEW YORK — On the heels of last year’s successful Bridal Collection relaunch, high-end shoe maker Stuart Weitzman will bring its bridal shoes, previously available online only, to select regional boutiques this spring. The collection will debut exclusively at the Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Madison Avenue in NYC, Greenwich Avenue in Connecticut, Rodeo Drive in …

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Shinola to Open Brooklyn Store Saturday

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American watchmaker Shinola is celebrating the Grand Opening of its second NYC store on Saturday at 55 Water St. in Brooklyn. The company will be holding a block party at 49 Water St. this weekend to celebrate. The new location will be the Detroit-based watchmaker’s second in the city and first in Brooklyn. The store …

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