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Teen retailer Claire’s files for IPO, says it sees route to faster growth

Shopping-mall staple Claire’s Holdings Inc. has filed for an initial public offering, according to a filing late Wednesday.

The specialty retailer, which has pierced the ears of millions of tweens and teen girls and sold them often-colorful jewelry, accessories and toys, listed mounting losses on its most recent quarter, but said it had identified opportunities for faster growth.