Neiman Marcus Sells Kate Spade

Neiman Marcus Group has agreed to sell handbag maker Kate Spade to Liz Claiborne Inc. (NYSE: LIZ) for $124 million (including to-be-retired debt). Neiman Marcus was acquired last year in a $5.1 billion public-to-private buyout by Texas Pacific Group and Warburg Pincus. www.neimanmarcusgroup.com