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Target is closing all 133 of its stores in Canada.

Kathee Tesija Steps Down as Exec VP at Target, Takes Advisory Role

Kathee Tesija, executive vice president, chief merchandising and supply chain officer, will move into an advisory role at Target Corp.

Bernie Weiss

Master Salesman: Faviana’s Bernie Weiss, Age 89

At age 89, Bernie Weiss has worked as a salesman in the garment center for 65 years, including 25 with Faviana.

Ken Downing

Neiman’s Ken Downing Receives Visionary Award from HSFI

He's hip, influential and certainly conspicuous on the fashion scene. Yet in high school, Ken Downing wasn't very popular.

A Zara store in Beijing.

Stradivarius Buying Director Exits Inditex SA

Victor Ejarque, the buying director at Inditex SA’s Stradivarious brand, has left the Spanish fast-fasion retailer.

David Dyer

Chico’s CEO David Dyer to Retire

Dyer will become vice chairman upon his successor's appointment.

A Gap store at Hong Kong Plaza in Shanghai.

Gap Leadership on Talent: We’ll Grow Our Own

Gap Inc., a company that has struggled to attract and retain talent, has figured out where it’s going to get its future executives — from its own ranks.

An Urban Outfitters store.

Ted Marlow Retiring From Urban Outfitters

Veteran retail executive to conclude second tenure as brand’s leader in August.

Tadashi Yanai

Tadashi Yanai: Fashion’s Fastest Man

Tadashi Yanai, Japan’s richest man, likes to think big. His next goal? To turn his Fast Retailing company into the world’s largest apparel chain by 2020.

Retail Revolution

Harvard’s Rajiv Lal on the Future of Brick-and-Mortar

Rajiv Lal, professor of retailing at Harvard Business School, is asking the question that is on everyone’s mind in his recent book, “Retail Revolution: Will Your Brick-and-Mortar Store Survive?”