BUZZ-Xcel Brands Inc: Exclusive deal with Hudson's Bay, Lord & Taylor
** Brand development and media company's shares up 6.4 pct at $9
** Enters into exclusive agreement with Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor, part of Hudson's Bay Co
** Xcel to oversee, manage the design and supply chain; Hudson's Bay and Lord & Taylor will be the exclusive retail partners for the United States and Canada
** Up to Tuesday's close, Xcel's shares had risen about 17 pct this year
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