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End of an Era: L Brands Founder Leslie H. Wexner Permanently Leaving Victoria’s Secret

Wexner and wife Abigail will not be up for re-election to the Victoria’s Secret’s parent company board this spring.

clock March 18, 2021Kellie Ell

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On Staff: From Fashion Magazines to Fertility

A new fertility company is hoping that a former Elle editor in chief, a fashion branding expert and Refinery29’s cfo can help get its message across.

clock March 3, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

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Victoria’s Secret Has a New Owner; Wexner to Exit

L Brands has sold 55 percent of the beleaguered retailer to Sycamore Partners.

clock February 20, 2020Kellie Ell

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ICSC Opens With Less Angst, But There are Still Worries

The yearly confab has grown into a showcase for technology.

clock December 11, 2019Sharon Edelson

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Storied Fifth Avenue to Get in Tune With the Times

Asking rents declined 22 percent in spring 2019 from spring 2018.

clock November 13, 2019Sharon Edelson

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Victoria’s Secret’s Holt Steps Down; Layoffs in Lingerie Division

The company is laying off about 15 percent of its core lingerie staff.

clock October 10, 2019Kellie Ell

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L Brands Probe Into Wexner and Epstein Hits Retailer’s Shares

News that parent company L Brands has hired outside lawyers to look into the relationship between the two men sent the company’s shares down sharply.

clock July 25, 2019Kellie Ell and Sindhu Sundar

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Victoria’s Secret’s Comeback Strategy Is Focused on Fashion

Executives say basic is for other companies.

clock May 23, 2019Kellie Ell

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Victoria’s Secret’s Revival in Full Spin

Smaller brands and start-ups are circling in, trying to take market share as the lingerie giant puts its comeback strategy in motion.

clock May 22, 2019Kellie Ell

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Moody’s Moves Victoria’s Secret From ‘Stable’ to ‘Negative’

Dwindling sales and increased promotional activity at the lingerie brand have resulted in the gloomy outlook.

clock April 9, 2019Kellie Ell


Barneys Says It’s Not Downsizing on Madison Avenue

Contrary to published reports, the luxury retailer said it’s not slimming down.

clock April 4, 2019Sharon Edelson

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The Return of Swimwear: Victoria’s Secret Unveils Its Latest Collection Online

The new swimwear line is a bid to win back market share.

clock March 18, 2019Kellie Ell

People walk by the advertising for a Gap store on New York's Fifth Avenue. Diversity in the advertising industry is becoming a higher priority for consumer product companies as they try to reach a new generation of customers with evolving sensibilities on ethnicity, age, gender and sexualityDiverse Advertising-Getting it Right, New York, USA - 23 Oct 2017


Store Closures Ramping Back Up

It might only be the beginning of March, but the sector has already seen a plethora of store closure announcements this year.

clock March 7, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

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The Secret Is Out: Victoria’s Secret Needs Stronger Comeback

L Brands’ fourth-quarter numbers reveal mixed results.

clock February 27, 2019Kellie Ell

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 08:  Grace Elizabeth walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 on November 8, 2018 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Victoria's Secret)


Victoria’s Secret Sales Continue to Disappoint Even Amid Holiday Shopping Season

Both in store and online sales fell during December.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

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