J.C. Penney Co. plans to embark on its most ambitious expansion plan since 1980, spending $1 billion to build 150 stores from 2007 to 2009.
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. has promoted Joan Hilson to executive vice president, chief financial officer of the American Eagle Brand.
French beauty giant L’Oreal reported Wednesday that sales for first-quarter 2006 rose 11.3 percent to 3.94 billion euros, or $4.72 billion at average exchange rates.
Donna Karan is giving back to her alma mater, now known as Parsons The New School of Design.
The denim collection N.E.O. has moved to Los Angeles from France and has picked up a new name along the way, N.E.O. of L.A.
Shelley Marks has left as president of the Marika Group Inc.
Banana Republic is streamlining its image for its fall ad campaign, playing on a sense of stylish simplicity and of being modern.