News

Refinery29

Media

Refinery29 Raises $50 Million

Refinery29 is evolving from its fashion roots and investing heavily in video and global expansion. The lifestyle Web site just raised $50 million.

– 12:01 AM, EST

American Apparel

Business

American Apparel Still Distancing Itself From Dov Charney

The new regime at American Apparel Inc. is still trying to distance itself from the company’s ousted founder Dov Charney.

– April 27, 2015

Media

New York Times Unveils New Video Initiatives

At its Newfront presentation, The New York Times unveiled a slate of new programs, as well as the introduction of a virtual reality video, which it is calling “the future” of media.

– April 27, 2015

Beauty

Joli Beauty Bar to Launch in Soho

Joli Beauty Bar, a freestanding on demand makeup and hair studio, looks to offer approachable services.

– April 27, 2015

An ad for Mitchells jewelry.

Accessories

Bob Mitchell Talks Jewelry Business Obstacles and Triumphs

Bob Mitchell, copresident of Mitchells Family of Stores, thinks of his jewelry business as a hidden gem.

– April 27, 2015

The Markets

Free Country Launches Women’s Active Line

Free Country, which was founded 25 years ago as a men’s skiwear brand, is taking the plunge into women’s activewear for fall.

– April 27, 2015

An Apple Watch.

Business

Apple Hypes Apple Watch Introduction

Tim Cook said the early read on the Apple Watch is a good one.

– April 27, 2015

Business

Stocks Fall Ahead of Earnings Results

All the key indices close the day in red after a strong opening at the morning bell.

– April 27, 2015

Terry Lundgren

Retail

Retailers Talk Big Data at Global Retailing Conference

The labyrinth of information revolving around customer behavior and how to leverage that into a personalized in-store and online experience was a focal point throughout last week's Global Retailing Conference.

– April 27, 2015

Shoppers at King of Prussia Mall in suburban Philadelphia.

Retail

Developer: Time to Rethink Shopping Malls

Local economic development boards are struggling to maintain the viability of the vacant real estate created by closed malls.

– April 27, 2015