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Regulators fear looser lending standards for low-rated companies could precipitate the next downturn
Hedge fund manager Kamensky says department store group improperly transferred ecommerce unit
FT research shows many of the largest leveraged buyouts in the sector over the past decade have either defaulted, gone bankrupt or are in distress
18% of retailers’ debt now rated ‘CCC’ or lower
The hurricane hit one of the country’s most prestigious shopping destinations. How quickly will trade recover?
Falling sales prompt consolidation talk across US department store owners
Sector’s bonds eclipse energy as most distressed in January as prices fall steeply
After years of stasis, New York’s shopping scene is shifting. Rachel Felder surveys the new retail landscape
Private equity owners seek exit after paying $6bn in 2013
Leave it to the Canadians to shake up private equity
I would love to assumeOne might hope society would recoil ill turn its nose up at selecting the perfect shade embryo, writes Anjana Ahuja
Designers and buyers look beyond wrists and fingers
US fair is a smaller alternative to international hard luxury events
Designers’ use of precious materials creates new version of core business