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Barts. Celebrity will visit Gustavia, the capital of the French island, for the first time in November 2014 with the 2,170-passenger Celebrity Constellation, according to spokeswoman Tavia Robb. St. Barts (also known as St. Barths) is a popular vacation spot for music moguls, supermodels and movie stars, among others. Jetsetters are sometimes spotted (and photographed) on the island’s white-sand beaches, hanging out on extravagant yachts, shopping in designer boutiques, dining in gourmet eateries and lounging at fancy resorts. The island’s claim to fame includes as a location for segments of The Real Housewives of New York City. Celebrity will include the island on three cruises the line said were created with “upscale travelers” in mind. Two nine-day cruises, Nov. 29 and Dec. 14, 2014, are round-trip from Fort Lauderdale and also include calls at Royal Caribbean’s private beach resort at Labadee, Haiti; San Juan; St. Croix; and St. Maarten.

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Moreover, Saks’ several products and accessories will be sported by Kerry Washington will be promoted through the upcoming episodes of ‘Scandal’. In return, the New York flagship store of Saks Fifth Avenue will showcase a window installation of the trends worn by Ms. Washington’s character Olivia Pope in the series. The partnership is going to be beneficial for the retailer as the series will familiarize youngsters with Saks’ fashion trends as Olivia Pope sports them. The company is aiming to boost sales of the Saks Fifth Avenue by these promotional campaigns. After suffering decline in comps and poor top line results for several past quarters, Saks has recently ramped up its marketing and promotional activity (advertising campaigns and loyalty credit card programs) to boost sales. Although such promotional campaigns have decreased merchandise margins, it is expected to drive earnings over the long term. It has chosen the omni channel retailing in order boost sales in the coming quarter. Saks will sell itself to Canada’s private retailer Hudson’s Bay, parent of apparel chains like Lord & Taylor’s in the U.S. The deal is expected to be completed by end of calendar 2013. Saks currently holds a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). Other stocks in the retail and wholesale sector worth considering are Citi Trends Inc.

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Markets closed Cantor Gaming And Celebrity Cruises Team Up For Cruise Industry’s First Mobile Gaming App Press Release: Cantor Gaming Tue, Sep 24, 2013 12:00 PM EDT 38.40 -0.1000 LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Cantor Gaming and Celebrity Cruises are announcing today that they have entered into an agreement to provide the cruise industry’s first complete mobile casino gaming solution. Known for its authentic, premium vacation experiences, Celebrity’s ships are an ideal setting for Cantor Gaming’s innovative mobile gaming technology, offering a wide selection of casino-style games to Celebrity’s guests. The new program will offer Celebrity’s guests yet another opportunity to enjoy rich entertainment in a convenient, fun way while onboard. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110720/MM38949LOGO ) “We are excited to partner with Celebrity Cruises and bring our premier mobile gaming technology to its high-end ships, allowing passengers to play our popular suite of casino games while enjoying their vacation,” said Lee M. Amaitis, President and CEO of Cantor Gaming. “This is an important milestone for us, as it marks our first venture bringing our mobile gaming platform to the cruise industry.” Celebrity’s guests will be able to play the full suite of Cantor Gaming mobile casino games on their personal smartphones and tablets by downloading the application, which is compatible with Apple and Android devices. The free download will be available to Celebrity customers across its shipboard wi-fi network. These games will include a selection of slots, table games and video poker, all of which will be available on the Cantor Gaming mobile gaming platform. The new technology will be installed on Celebrity’s five award-winning Solstice Class ships and four popular, recently “Solsticized” Millennium Class ships, in the coming months. Celebrity Cruises’ Senior Vice President of Operations Greg Purdy said, “We are delighted to bring Cantor Gaming’s innovative mobile gaming solution into our modern luxury vacation offering.