- POLO’S HOME HIRE: Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. tapped Frank Guzzetta as president of Ralph Lauren Home Collection, effective Aug. 11. Guzzetta most recently was chairman and chief executive officer of Macy’s North. He succeeds Barbara Deichman, who retired last December. At Polo, Guzzetta will be in charge of the strategic and day-to-day management of the home collection business, which includes such areas as sales, marketing, product management licensing, sourcing and manufacturing. He will also work closely with the design and development divisions. Guzzetta will report to Roger Farah, Polo’s president and chief operating officer.
- STEVE & BARRY’S AUCTION: The assets of Steve & Barry’s Inc., the bankrupt sportswear and footwear retailer, will be auctioned on Aug. 12 at the law offices of Weil, Gotshal & Manges in Manhattan. The date and location were set at a court hearing in New York on Tuesday.
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