The struggling retailer partners with Cosmopolitan magazine on a new line of handbags, shoes and lingerie.
The struggling retailer pleases shoppers and shareholders alike.
The old-time retailer was hot in its day, but that was long ago.
In business for 175 years, Amerian Express is evolving into a global consumer services provider.
Stocks are lower at midday and the sluggish trading environment persists as investors remain on the sidelines ahead of Bernanke speech.
Despite its recent struggles, the retailer maintains a positive outlook.
Dow sheds 125 points to below 13,000. Weak economic data out of Japan, South Korea and Europe put the focus back on international issues. US retailers report generally better-than-expected sales, while jobless claims remain flat.
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