L'Oréal Makes First Technology Acquisition With ModiFace Deal

clock March 16, 2018Allison Collins


Perry Ellis Shares Down on Fiscal Year 2019 Guidance

clock March 16, 2018Vicki M. Young


Nina Ricci Names Charlotte Tasset as General Manager

clock March 16, 2018Joelle Diderich



Kohl’s Brings Bob Jezowski On Board to Punch Up Beauty

Kohl’s back in 2013 determined it was time to bolster its beauty business.

clock December 14, 2017David Moin


Belk Builds Up Limited Within Its Private Brand Stable

The Limited fashion brand has had its ups and downs, but Belk sees potential.

clock December 6, 2017David Moin


Belk Opening Three Stores

Belk is capitalizing on retail closings industrywide by taking over a former Macy’s and a former Bon-Ton store.

clock July 26, 2017David Moin

Beauty Features

The Accidental Beauty Marketer

With Winky Lux, Natalie Mackey is proudly disrupting the beauty business with product launch time frames of 45 days, avocado lipsticks and frank thoughts about influencers.

clock April 26, 2017Faye Brookman

Trump Inauguration Gallery Ivanka Trump in Oscar de la Renta, Arabella Kushner in Petit Peony, Theodore James Kushner, and Jared Kushner

Fashion Scoops

Nordstrom Claims E-mail Not Linked to Dropping Ivanka Trump

A Nordstrom spokeswoman said, “Some news outlets have claimed that e-mail [from Nordstrom’s three co-presidents] was linked to the business decision to move away from Ivanka Trump brand. That’s not accurate. For us, the two were not connected.”

clock February 7, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg


Belk Launches Voluntary Severance Program to Streamline Corporate Office

The company joins the growing list of retailers paring back.

clock January 17, 2017David Moin

As 2016 draws to a close, succession plans are in the works at companies such as VF Corp. and Macy’s Inc.

Human Resources

The Year in Fashion: Retail Execs Passing the Baton

The orderly transition of power is not confined to the White House. Retail and fashion revealed a host of (relatively) peaceful succession plans.

clock December 21, 2016David Moin and Vicki M. Young

The BrowGal


Belk Amps Up Its Beauty Departments With Young Contemporary Cosmetics Sections

The department store chain is vying for Millennial beauty shoppers who’ve flocked to speciality retailers and e-commerce.

clock October 18, 2016Rachel Brown

Lisa Harper


Steady as She Goes: Harper Seen Staying Belk’s Course

Tim Belk, the grandson of the founder of Belk, has been ceo since 2004.

clock June 29, 2016David Moin


Belk Names Two EVPs

Two seasoned executives take on key roles at the Charlotte, N.C.-based regional department store chain.

clock June 20, 2016David Moin

Cam Newton at a postgame press conference during the 2015 season.

Mens Fashion

Cam Newton’s Sartorial Style During the 2015 Press Season

Cam Newton’s almost-perfect season matches his almost-perfect sartorial style.

clock January 15, 2016Aria Hughes

Tim Belk


Sycamore Seals Deal to Buy Belk

Belk sold the business to Sycamore Partners for $68 a share, representing an enterprise value of $3 billion.

clock December 10, 2015David Moin


Holiday Workers Shifted to E-commerce

The increase in holiday online shopping is causing retailers to shift their seasonal workers to e-commerce.

clock September 22, 2015Debra Borchardt


Belk Net Slips in Second Quarter but Revenues Gain

The company posted a 1.2 percent increase in comparable store sales, and said that its merchandising margins were strong.

clock September 4, 2015David Moin

A view of Belk's Dallas flagship.


Sycamore’s Plan for Belk: Grow Digital, Expand to New Markets

Tim Belk will continue as chief executive of the Charlotte, N.C.-based department store.

clock August 24, 2015David Moin

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The scene at the Frick.


Fashion at the Frick: The Museum Hosts Annual Young Fellows Ball

clock March 16, 2018Andrew Nodell

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