Designers, including burkini creator Aheda Zanetti, are puzzled over the recent backlash.
Under the watchful eye of architect Massimo Vignelli, 10 recent Italian grads have been chosen to show their work at the Italian Cultural Institute of New York.
The trade show, which starts today in Salt Lake City, has expanded along with the category that has grown dramatically over the last few years.
Lynne Koplin, president of the company for the past two years and interim ceo since March, will assume the new post of chief merchandising officer.
Retailer had planned to close the Fresh Market on the third floor, but decided to reverse course after customers spoke up.
Company will open outposts for brands including GU, Comptoir des Cotonniers and Theory offshoot PLST within the new Uniqlo Shanghai flagship.