Beauty

Spring Fragrance Trends: Personalization, Niche

clock April 21, 2017Ellen Thomas and Rachel Strugatz

Business

Vince Downgraded After Financial Results Delayed

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

Beauty

L’Oréal Taps Deputy CEO

clock April 20, 2017Jennifer Weil

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Financial

Ralph Lauren Restructuring Rolls On With Distribution Job Cuts

The company is set to cut more than 100 jobs at a North Carolina distribution center.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

Nike’s 2016 track and field footwear collection is done in shades of Nike Volt and hyper pink to create a visual blurr in motion.

Technology

Nike’s New Patent Could Mark the Rise of Ath-Denim

The athletic multinational got its first denim patent this week.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

Vince Downgraded After Financial Results Delayed

Moody’s is wary of the brand’s ability to comply with financial covenants over the next year.

clock April 21, 2017Kali Hays

Macy's on Herald Square in ManhattanMacy's on Herald Square in Manhattan, New York, America - 07 Jan 2016After a disappointing 2015, Macy's plans to restructure its business and eliminate more than 4,500 positions. The retailer announced the locations of 36 stores closing across the U.S.

Legal

Macy’s Faces Legal Action Over ‘Unreasonable’ Non-compete Contract

A former regional vice president says the retailer makes regular use of “unreasonable and overbroad” non-compete agreements with a range of employees.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Sports Direct Buys Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters With $30 Million Credit Bid

The English sports retailer scooped up Eastern’s assets for little more than an assumption of debt.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

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Human Resources

Sandra Harris Tapped to Succeed VF CIO Martin Schneider

The two will work together until Martin Schneider leaves his position later this year.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Financial

Factoring Primer

How lenders help brands turn orders from stores into steady financing.

clock April 20, 2017Kali Hays

Ebay's first quarter financials came out mixed.

Financial

Ebay Sees Revenue Climb, Profits Dip

The online marketplace said the results were “strong,” but expects things to improve over the year.

clock April 19, 2017Kali Hays

Levi's hosted brunch, Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival,

Legal

Levi’s Asian Arm Wants $5M Reseller Contract Fight Out of the Courts

A Levi’s subsidiary in Singapore said reseller Division Six already agreed to arbitrate any contract disputes.

clock April 19, 2017Kali Hays

Neiman Marcus is taking on even more debt to make an upcoming interest payment

Financial

Neiman Marcus Taking on More Debt to Make Interest Payment

The struggling retailer is opting not to use any cash for an upcoming interest payment.

clock April 19, 2017Kali Hays

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Legal

Signet Jewelers Taps Ex-Judge to Head Up New Workplace Review

The review comes after dozens of accounts of sexual harassment were revealed during a long-running discrimination case.

clock April 19, 2017Kali Hays

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Technology

Amazon Prepares for On-Demand Fashion Production With Patent

On-demand is coming to apparel manufacturing, if Amazon has its way.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

Backstage at Gucci RTW Fall 2017

Legal

Gucci Wins $9 Million Judgment Against Group of Knock-off Sites

The luxury brand accused the sites of selling a range of fake Gucci goods.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

Beyonce Knowles2016 CFDA Fashion Awards, Show, New York, America - 06 Jun 2016

Legal

Beyoncé Wants $20M ‘Formation’ Copyright Suit Nixed

Copyright claims by a rapper’s estate are “grossly overstated,” according to the singer.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Financial

J. Crew’s Trademark Shift Could Inspire Other Retailers, Fitch Says

The retailer is fighting to keep most of its intellectual property away from term loan lenders, possibly signaling a new “tactic” for other distressed retailers.

clock April 18, 2017Kali Hays

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Matchesfashion.com Presents Online Luxury Index for France

clock April 20, 2017Katya Foreman

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