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After 30 years, children's clothing business relocating to Texas

NATCHEZ — Kelly’s Kids, which has operated its children’s clothing operation in Mississippi and Louisiana for 30 years, will move to Texas in 2014. Kelly’s Kids products are sold by representatives who host in-home parties and through the Internet and catalog. Its sole retail store is an outlet in Natchez where the company now is headquartered. Company CEO Ashton James ...

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Pair arrested yet again for selling counterfeit apparel

OKOLONA — Two Chickasaw County residents have been arrested for a second time in a year on charges of selling counterfeit clothing. Attorney General Jim Hood says Willie McMillan, 46 and Sophia Hill, 47, were arrested after an undercover investigation into their store, Urban Wear. Investigators seized about $275,000 in counterfeit clothing from Okolona store. Hood says the investigation was ...

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Mayor won't seek second term; wants to return to store

TUPELO — Mayor Jack Reed Jr. says he won’t run for a second term. He announced his decision not to run next year in a full-page ad in the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal. Reed says his reasons include wanting more time with his family and returning to work at his family business, Reed’s Department Store. Since taking office in July ...

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Phillips-Van Heusen buying Tommy Hilfiger for $3B

NEW YORK — Phillips-Van Heusen says it will buy privately held Tommy Hilfiger in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $3 billion, creating one of the world’s biggest clothing companies. The deal announced today includes approximately 1.9 billion euros in cash ($2.6 billion) and 276 million euros ($379.9 million) in Phillips-Van Heusen stock. The New York clothing retailer will also ...

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