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BUSINESS
July 30, 1986
The Limited and Geraldine Stutz announced her resignation as president of Henri Bendel, a high-fashion specialty store in Manhattan, effective July 31. Attorneys for both sides have been negotiating an end to her contract for some time. Industry observers say Stutz's merchandising philosophies differed sharply from those of Leslie H. Wexner, chairman of the Limited, which also owns Lane Bryant, Limited Express and Victoria's Secret specialty stores.
BUSINESS
March 7, 1986
Laying to rest some widespread rumors, Leslie H. Wexner, chairman of the Limited, said he instead will keep his sights trained on the specialty women's apparel business. However, he said, individual divisions of some department store companies could interest him if they were to come onto the market. He mentioned Carter Hawley Hale's Neiman-Marcus, Batus Inc.'s Saks Fifth Avenue, Allied Stores' Bonwit Teller and Associated Dry Goods' Lord & Taylor.
BUSINESS
May 20, 1987
The Columbus, Ohio-based company, which is one of the nation's largest retailers of women's clothing, announced plans to enter the men's retail clothing market this year. At the company's annual stockholders meeting, Chairman Leslie H. Wexner said the new line of men's apparel will be distributed through 15 "Express Man" stores, the first of which will open later this year. Previously, Wexner said he was not interested in selling men's clothing.
BUSINESS
May 4, 1999 | ABIGAIL GOLDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Continuing its pattern of divide and conquer, Limited Inc. said late Monday that at a time of higher-than-expected earnings it would spin off kids' store Limited Too and buy back as many as 15 million shares of Limited, at between $50 and $55 per share. Company executives also announced a plan to sell a majority interest in Galyan's Trading Co., a sporting goods chain, to Los Angeles-based investment firm Freeman Spogli & Co.
BUSINESS
June 8, 1987 | DEBRA WHITEFIELD, Times Staff Writer
Two of the nation's biggest department store companies saw the price of their stock shoot up last week in a new round of speculation on retail takeovers. But a business associate of shopping mall magnate Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. on Friday denied published reports that DeBartolo is accumulating stock in Federated Department Stores for a takeover run on the parent company of such well-known retailers as Bullocks, I. Magnin and Bloomingdale's.
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