When brothers Oren and Noy Hayun, owners of young contemporary retail chain Planet Funk, were mulling over how to expand in 2005, they zeroed in on a flourishing market being pioneered by many of their best-selling vendors: premium children’s wear.
Devotees of surf lifestyle brands Quiksilver and Roxy may now outfit their babies in the brands’ famous boardshorts and hibiscus-print dresses.
Season after season, fashion is becoming more of a collaborative effort.
With so much buzz about models and their weight last week, there’s clearly still plenty of room for the curvaceous, healthy-looking Brazilian who was so au courant just a few years ago.
While The New York Times Media Group recently reported a 3.5 percent decline in advertising revenue during the fourth quarter of last year versus the same period in 2005, its glossy T:
Elie Tahari Ltd. is adding another layer, courtesy of an outerwear licensing deal with S. Rothschild & Co.
The second annual leveraged buyout report of the Citigroup Research Retail Team concludes that LBOs will remain active in 2007, and that apparel giant Liz Claiborne might represent the most attractive takeover candidate.