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Kate Spade & Company: The Crown Jewel Begins To Shine, For Investors And Bidders

Shares of Kate Spade & Company (NYSE:KATE), formerly known as Fifth & Pacific and Liz Claiborne, have delivered solid returns for investors over the past year, returning almost 96% as investors applauded stellar results at kate spade, and the company divested Lucky Brand and Juicy Couture to focus on kate spade. The company's performance over the past 5 years is even more notable, with shares returning over 1,100%, driven by both continued growth at Kate Spade & the recovery of the broader retail sector. However, we believe that despite Kate Spade's rally, there is more upside remaining. Now that the company has divested Juicy Couture and Lucky Brand, management can focus on its crown jewel: the kate...

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