Mervyns' credit approval for $40 million in orders has been withdrawn by CIT Group Inc.
CIT has been hit hard by the subprime mortgage crisis fallout, which forced the lender to sell assets and borrow $7.3 billion to repay debt and provide financing. The company posted a first-quarter loss, hurt by its home and consumer lending divisions, and cut its dividend 60 percent.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"