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Parent Companies Of Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor To Merge Their Closets In $2.2B Deal

How many women’s suits and dresses could you buy for $2.2 billion? For Ascena Retail Group, Inc. the answer is all of the suits and dresses sold in all of the Ann Taylor and LOFT stores. [More]

Size 16 Goes Online-Only In Ann Taylor Stores

Size 16 Goes Online-Only In Ann Taylor Stores

Ann Taylor will no longer carry size 16 items in their retail stores. “But they’re keeping it online,” our tipster Dena observed. “In other words, ‘Hey, wide load! Stay out of our stores! Oh, but keep giving us your cash.'”

H&M’s Stella McCartney Collection: Cheap Clothes You Can’t Have

H&M’s Stella McCartney Collection: Cheap Clothes You Can’t Have

H&M is the latest of the bargain clothing retailers to play the ‘limited edition’ game. A recent collection by Stella McCartney sold out at H&M hours after its debut—with no plans for restocking. It’s not the first time H&M has played the game: A collection last year by Karl Lagerfeld was also snapped up in hours.