Columbus, Ohio -- The Limited on Friday will open a 4,300-sq.-ft. store in Westfield Galleria Mall, Roseville, Calif., one of four new locations the chain will open this year in California. The women’s apparel retailer is also completely remodeling a fifth, representing 21,000 gross sq. ft. of new retail space in the Golden State. "California is an important market for The Limited, ranking in the top 10 in the country," said Linda Heasley, CEO, The Limited. "With the opening of these new stores, we are expanding our footprint in the state by 30% and enhancing the shopping experience for

7:45 PM ET) -- A manager for The Men’s Wearhouse Inc. slammed the dress apparel giant with a putative class action lawsuit Tuesday, claiming the retailer misclassified salaried managers at California stores as exempt from overtime and improperly denied them pay, breaks and reimbursements. The lawsuit against the national men’s retailer with over $2 billion in annual sales could have repercussions for hundreds of current and former managers at the 83 Men’s Wearhouse stores across the Golden State. Salaried manager Robert Fruithof filed the wage-and-hour class action lawsuit in Los...

California retailers got another rap on the knuckles in February when the state Supreme Court decided that requesting ZIP codes is a violation of a 40-year-old credit card law. According to some legal analysts, however, the ruling by the Golden State’s highest court may not be the last word on the subject: The opinion may be too broad, leaving the door open to different interpretations and exceptions.

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