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From a disgruntled and sleep-deprived employee within the organization, we get word that Express, which threw a mega fashion show this summer in Millennium Park, shot their fall campaign with hottie boombalottie Adam Senn by "the bean" and operates two stores on Michigan Avenue as well as one on Diversey Parkway is getting spend-y this holiday season. The company's CEOs and top execs are flying around the country to the top Express stores and some select outliers like the one that just opened in Water Tower on a jet they're calling the "Jingle Jet". For the crews at the Chicago stores, this meant long hours last night (until 5AM in some cases) , and the fear of corporate hierarchy in retail seeing underperforming stores first hand and firing people on the spot. From Q3 profit results, it looks like the execs on the "Jingle Jet" have their work cut out for them.
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