Tiffany & Co. won a Dutch court ruling setting aside a decision by arbitrators who ordered the jewelry chain to pay Swatch Group AG more than 402 million Swiss francs ($419 million) in a dispute over a failed venture. A three-judge panel in Amsterdam ruled in Tiffany's favor Wednesday, the New York-based company said in a U.S. regulatory filing. Swatch and Tiffany became embroiled in a legal battle after the biggest maker of Swiss timepieces alleged the U.S. jeweler blocked development of a partnership to make and sell watches under the Tiffany brand and share the profits.

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Staples Europe has launched a new website aimed at helping small businesses locate and purchase products. The...

As opportunities for store growth in the U.S. have dwindled, many retailers have set their sights overseas. But the latest headlines featuring teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch prove that in today’s precarious environment, even that strategy is no guarantee of success. Hit hard during the recession, Abercrombie & Fitch made plans to close 15 percent of its U.S. stores and concentrate on Europe as its next expansion stage. 

-- /PRNewswire/ -- Benihana Inc. (NASDAQ: BNHN) ("Benihana" or the "Company"), operator of the nation's largest chain of Japanese theme and sushi restaurants, today announced the expiration of the "go-shop" period pursuant to the terms of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger by and among the Company, Safflower Holdings Corp. and Safflower Acquisition Corp., dated as of May 22, 2012 (the "Merger Agreement"), pursuant to which Safflower Acquisition Corp. will be merged with and into the Company, and as a result the Company will continue as the surviving corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Safflower Holdings

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