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Gucci is an Italian fashion and leather goods label, part of the Gucci Group, which is owned by French company Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR).  Gucci is one of the biggest-selling Italian brands in the world. Gucci operates about 278 directly operated stores worldwide and it wholesales its products through franchisees and upscale department stores.

bcg_logo_compact_cmyk The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. The BCG difference lies in the power of individuals. Challenged by mentors, supported by teams, motivated by tangible results. Here, you’ll help leaders in business change the rules of the game - not just play better. Learn more at www.bcg.com.

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Coty is the world’s largest fragrance company, which has used astute acquisitions and licensing partnerships to create a presence in 90 markets with sales of nearly $4billion. It is best known for creating fragrances in conjunction with designers and celebrities, including Marc Jacobs, Jennifer Lopez and Sarah Jessica Parker. Coty has two areas of expertise: fragrance and beauty, and one focus: the future. Learn more at http://www.coty.com/

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Shop It To Me (www.shopittome.com) is a free online personal shopper for sales on clothing, shoes, and accessories. Shop It To Me searches over 100 online retailers, from the leading department stores to online boutiques, and delivers to customers’ inbox the items that match their brand and size preferences, as they go on sale. The service saves its over 3 million members both time and money, as they find the latest designer fashion for less. Shop It To Me is based in San Francisco, CA and is rapidly growing, both in terms of subscribers and employees.

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macysjpgMacy’s, Inc., with corporate offices in Cincinnati and New York, is one of the nation’s premier retailers. The company operates more than 800 Macy’s department stores and furniture galleries in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico, as well as 40 Bloomingdale’s stores in 12 states.

harvard-color-logo1The Coop is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based cooperative serving the Harvard University and MIT campuses. Founded as the Harvard Cooperative in 1882, the store is an important resource for local students and their families to purchase textbooks, college logo merchandise and dorm room necessities.