NEW YORK (AP) - Fifth & Pacific is selling its Lucky Brand Jeans for $225 million so that it can better focus on its Kate Spade brand.
The New York company, formerly known as Liz Claiborne, has been selling off parts of its business over the past few years. Before announcing the sale Tuesday
NEW YORK (AP) - The founder of Lululemon is stepping down as chairman after raising ire with his comments about the body types of potential buyers of the retailer's yoga pants.
The company also said Tuesday that it is appointing Laurent Potdevin as its next CEO. He succeeds Christine Day, who
By JOVANA GECAssociated Press
POZAREVAC, Serbia (AP) - There was the time he smashed her head against the concrete floor and collected the gushing blood in a bucket, Mica said, apparently just for fun. And the beating that left a wall so splattered the family spent a whole day repainting it. There
By The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) - World stocks edged lower Tuesday as investors took a breather after Wall Street hit another record high this week, and on expectations the Federal Reserve will cut its monetary stimulus.
After closing at a record high on Monday, the S&P retreated 0.
By LORI HINNANTAssociated Press
MARSEILLE, France (AP) - A French businessman who sold tens of thousands of breast implants filled with industrial-grade silicone and prone to leaks was convicted of fraud on Tuesday and sentenced to the maximum four years in prison.
His lawyer promised to appeal
BERLIN (AP) - Car maker BMW AG says its sales were up 2.7 percent in November compared with a year earlier, putting the company on course for a record year thanks to strong demand in China and the U.S.
The company said Tuesday that the BMW Group, which also includes the Mini and Rolls-Royce brands
SINGAPORE (AP) - The United States and 11 other nations negotiating a free trade zone stretching from Chile to Japan failed to reach a final agreement at talks in Singapore, but indicated they were closing in on a landmark deal.
The U.S.-led agreement is a major part of President Barack Obama's
By JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and DAVID McHUGHAssociated Press
BRUSSELS (AP) - Finance ministers of the European Union on Tuesday held marathon talks on how to create a central agency that can rescue banks without using taxpayer money.
One major hitch holding up agreement has been how to finance a fund
By ASIF SHAHZADAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistan will push forward with a controversial pipeline to import natural gas from neighboring Iran, Pakistan said Tuesday, a project opposed by the United States.
The pipeline will link Iran's gas fields with energy-starved Pakistan, but by
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's choice to head the Internal Revenue Service goes before a Senate committee Tuesday to face tough questions about the agency's targeting of tea party groups and its ability to administer parts of the president
by WSU Athletics Media Relations
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Washington State’s Kyra Holt was named the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Pacific North Region Freshman of the Year.
Through a vote of the region’s coaches, Holt, a 6-1 outside hitter from Hercules, Calif., added yet another honor to
SPOKANE, Wash. (December 9, 2013 – http://gozags.com) – Gonzaga University's men's basketball team fell one spot to 20th in the Associated Press Top 25 and also dropped one spot into a tie for 16th with Iowa State University in the USA Today rankings released Monday.
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Comet ISON, once optimistically called the comet of the century, is dead, the victim of a way-too-close brush with the sun. It was barely a year old.
The comet, which excited astronomers and the media as it zipped within 730,000 miles of the sun