NEW YORK — Ann Inc. has a healthy outlook for 2012 with midsingle comp-store sales gains and widening gross margins in the forecast.
“We’re focused on maximizing Ann Taylor and Loft and dipping our toes into international,” Kay Krill, Ann Inc.’s president and chief executive officer, told WWD on Friday after the retailer reported a solid 2011 performance that would have been stronger except the Ann Taylor stores channel dragged down the fourth quarter.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)