A couple of years ago, it became fashionable for retailers to part ways with their fashion directors in their quest to bolster the bottom line. But Belk Inc. took a different approach, actually adding the position to the mix when it was consolidating the company after a buying spree.
From 2002 to 2007, the Charlotte, N.C.-based retailer acquired several competitors — Proffitt’s, McRae’s and Parisian — solidifying its dominance in the South.
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)