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Back fat, tattoos and thicker waists are among the new features on mannequins

...realistic mannequins and toward torsos or mannequins without faces. Now, retailers are doing another about-face.Saks Fifth Avenue spent about a decade using mostly mannequins who were headless or faceless. But in the past two years, the luxury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-28/back-fat-tattoos-and-thick
New York stores trim their windows as gifts to the city

...all sorts of extraordinary characters along the way, and comes away with belief in faith and some magical dreams.SAKS FIFTH AVENUE: Snow falls from the sky in a 3-D light show. Or, could someone - or something - be shaking the snow from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-30/new-york-stores-trim-their-windows-
where: New York City shines for the holidays

...Seaport. THE STORESHead to Macy's Herald Square (151 W. 34th St.), Lord & Taylor (424 Fifth Ave.) and Saks Fifth Avenue (611 Fifth Ave.) to see how the city's famed department stores turn their spaces into holiday dreamlands.Afterward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2013-12-12/where-new-york-city-shines-holidays
Cautious consumers, Superstorm Sandy push down US retail sale

...that fourth-quarter profits would be below analysts' expectations.Luxury merchant Saks Inc., which operates Saks Fifth Avenue, said Tuesday that it will increase discounts after forecasting sales at stores open for at least a year would be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-14/cautious-consumers-superst
Jumpsuit finds its way back to style

...runways, beginning in New York and continuing all through Europe," says Colleen Sherin, fashion markets director at Saks Fifth Avenue. "There were so many of them, we couldn't ignore them." She does indeed see them as an evolution of the dress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/26/liv_521485.shtml
Life & style
Even land of make-believe finds excess embarrassing

...during the recession. And they're cutting back. Holiday sales were down at Neiman Marcus, Tiffany & Co. and Saks Fifth Avenue. Despite the slump, the affluent still maintain lifestyles that would seem extravagant to the vast majority of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/01/bus_509732.shtml
Business
Private labels are proving to be good for consumers

...destinations for brands such as Macy's fashion-driven INC, traditional Charter Club and trendy Style & Co.; Saks Fifth Avenue's own namesake label in menswear and its upscale casual Clothes(Real) line for women; and Nordstrom's workplace...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/04/liv_506333.shtml
Life & style
Foreign shoppers seek bargains in U.S. stores

...600 to $700, Mr. Burke said. Stephen I. Sadove, chairman and chief executive of Saks Inc., which operates Saks Fifth Avenue, said he's already seeing consumers become increasingly reluctant to pay higher prices in some European designer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/12/23/bus_177821.shtml
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Ludacris believes in fashion

...It's become a hobby of mine," he says while admiring a pair of Prada high-top sneakers during a recent visit to Saks Fifth Avenue. "Over time, I've learned a lot about style and a lot about fashion ... and it's basically becoming one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/07/liv_142714.shtml
Life & style
Effects on JB White after sale to Dillard's remain unclear

...because it had been waiting for rival department store Proffitt's to finalize its acquisition of upscale retailer Saks Fifth Avenue. Dillard's strategy is to sell overlapping Mercantile stores to Saks Inc., the new company created by the merger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/11/bus_233066.shtml
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