What exactly do investors get in the deal? No voting power and a team saddled with debt.
Luxury home furnishings retailer Restoration Hardware might have a better go this time.
The boutique chain's expansion looks good but might take away its edge.
The luxury apparel and accessories brand is new to the market but is already rated a 'strong buy.'
Most seem poised for troubled second-quarter numbers. But there's one that's hanging in there.
The market has been punishing these former favorites, but their businesses remain in top shape.
The end of the iconic brand opens up room for competing luxury retailers.
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