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Knockoffs to Knockouts: Jason Statham's Wild Journey

Jason Statham made his fortune as a top movie action hero several head-butts ago: His pictures have made well over $1 billion. But the British actor keenly remembers when being a well-paid tough guy meant selling jewelry and perfume out of a briefcase on the street.

Ten Retailers Turning Department Stores Into Mini-Malls

The idea of the in-store shop has evolved from getting space on the department store's floor and sharing marketing costs to a more formal relationship where brands lease floor space and create a shopping experience of their own. It can be a retailing win-win.