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In Brief: Wilsons to Cut Stores, Jobs… Del Vecchio in Tax Probe

Wilsons The Leather Experts Inc. said it plans to close 160 stores and cut over 1,000 jobs in an effort to…

80th Year a Busy One for Ferragamo

As it continues to mark its 80th anniversary, Ferragamo has a big year planned.

IT Holding Foundation Honors Ferré

IT Holding said Thursday that it has established the Fondazione Gianfranco Ferre.

In Brief: Fishers Sell Shares… DFS Appointment… Amazon Fights Tax Proposal…

Donald G. Fisher, founder and chairman emeritus of Gap Inc., and his wife Doris, a director at the company…

Max Azria Set for Beauty Redux

Max Azria is jumping into beauty - and more. The chairman, ceo and designer of BCBG Max Azria Group said his…

In Brief: American Apparel Lawsuit… Nordstrom Expands… Anne Klein Departure…

American Apparel Inc. and founder and chief executive officer Dov Charney have agreed to binding arbitration…

In Brief: Asprey Opens In Miami… Valentino, Mitsui End Joint Venture…

Earlier this month, British luxury goods firm Asprey opened a 200-square-foot store at the Setai hotel in…

Charting New Territories

Al Berg and his team at Marchon have built America's biggest eyewear firm with the focus on being American.

Financo Establishes Scholarship Fund

Investment banking firm Financo Inc. has launched The Financo Scholarship Fund at the Fashion Institute of…

In Brief: Tahari Departure… Shareholder Supports Kellwood… Lauren’s Cancer C

Husein Jafferjee, Elie Tahari Ltd.'s executive vice president and chief operating officer, is leaving the…

Economic Slowdown to Dominate WEF

The annual World Economic Forum that begins today in Davos, Switzerland, is likely to be dominated by…

New Era: McMahon’s Agenda for St. John

It's a new day at St. John. Glenn McMahon, who was named chief executive officer in September, wants to…

Sun Capital Reissues Kellwood Bid

Sun Capital Securities Group LLC is hoping the third time's the charm in its bidding for Kellwood Co.

Kellwood Closes Smart Shirts Deal… Foreign Investments Surge…

Kellwood Co. has completed the sale of its Smart Shirts manufacturing operations and related real estate…

Beauty Beat: Italian Beauty Sales Rise 2.9% for Year

After three years of relatively stagnant sales, the Italian beauty market is picking up the pace.