Forever 21 bankruptcy reflects teens’ new shopping behavior

For years, teens flocked to Forever 21′s massive stores at the nation’s malls for its speedy take on fashion, like its $5 shimmery halter tops and $25 dresses. But the chain that helped...

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Forever 21 fashion chain files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Low-price fashion chain Forever 21, a one-time hot destination for teen shoppers that fell victim to its own rapid expansion and changing consumer tastes, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protectio...

SUV drives through Chicago-area mall, crashes into store

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — Police have arrested a man who drove through the corridors of a suburban Chicago mall before crashing into a clothing store. Video posted on TV station WGN's ...

Landmark restaurant in Taipei's East District closes due to skyrocketing rent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Popular Cantonese restaurant in Taipei’s East District, The Sweet Dynasty, has closed its doors. The restaurant, which first opened nearly 16 years ago, is one of...

US fashion retailer Forever 21 to pull out of Taiwan: reports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - United States-based fast-fashion retailer Forever 21 will close its last remaining store in Taiwan before the end of the month, reports said Friday. The move will leave 58 pe...

Abercrombie & Fitch's 2Q sales fall short; shares drop

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates, hurt by its Hollister division selling out of its summer clothin...

Affordable fashion site launches hashtag-heavy revolution

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B's climbing her way up, professionally speaking, but she's not above a bargain fashion moment. The brash rapper regularly shouts out the online retailer Fashio...

Woman: Video on porn sites shows her in Forever 21 restroom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Retailer Forever 21 says it's investigating who's responsible for secretly filming one of its workers in an employee restroom and how the footage ended up on pornographic websi...

Suit: Hidden camera filmed Forever 21 employee in bathroom

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Forever 21 employee at a Providence, Rhode Island, store is suing the retailer after she says someone installed a hidden camera in the employee restroom and secretly f...

Abercrombie says its off the block andshares plunge

NEW YORK (AP) — The teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch says it's no longer looking to sell the company and shares are down 11 percent before the opening bell. Abercrombie said in ...

Abercrombie & Fitch says it's in deal talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Teen clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch Co., responding to reports that it was in talks with interested buyers, says it's in preliminary discussions with several parties about a "p...

Disney among 6 retailers stopping on-call shift scheduling

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Disney and Aeropostale are among six retailers that have agreed to stop using on-call shift scheduling following an inquiry by a coalition of nine attorneys general. ...

Designers breathe new life into China's dying folk crafts

GAORONG VILLAGE, China (AP) — Dipping a brass-tipped tool into a vat of liquid wax, Pan Xiu-ying painstakingly traces an intricate design onto a white cloth. At her workshop in a rem...