Major retailers said most of their stores in the path of Hurricane Katrina were inaccessible, making it difficult to determine the impact on business.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
The final link in a chain of publisher changes snapped into place Tuesday when Conde Nast named Lance Ford as the new vice president and publisher of Cargo.
Gilles Dougoud, who has been with LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton since 1994, has been named general manager of its Parfums Christian Dior France unit, beginning Sept. 5.
Zac Posen had fashion followers in a tizzy when he sent models down the runway last February wearing Wolford knit tights with openwork Swarovski crystal appliques of his own design.
Wathne is seeking $900 million in compensation and punitive damages.
Sheila Solomon, a 45-year veteran of the innerwear industry, died Friday at the Castle Senior Living Center in Manhattan.