J. Crew

J. Crew in Brooklyn, New York.


J. Crew Group Pumps Up Top Management

The company has also expanded its board of directors.

clock April 1, 2021David Moin

The first year of the pandemic saw dozens of retail bankruptcies.


Apparel Retail’s Year in Bankruptcy Court

Major retailers’ court restructurings during the pandemic were fast-paced proceedings designed to cut debt and rent, and transfer ownership.

clock March 23, 2021Sindhu Sundar

Gabrielle Conforti


Outdoor Voices Names Urban Outfitters’ Gabrielle Conforti as CEO

The new CEO was formerly president of Urban Outfitters and also worked for J. Crew.

clock February 25, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

J.C. penney store


The State of Retail Bankruptcies in 2021

More brands, suppliers and landlords may wind up in bankruptcy as the much anticipated “return to normal” depends on vaccine distribution.

clock January 4, 2021Sindhu Sundar

All the Major Fashion Brands and Retailers Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Fashion Scoops

All the Major Fashion Brands and Retailers Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

A comprehensive look at the many ways the coronavirus has severely hit brands across the industry.

clock December 24, 2020Layla Ilchi

J. Crew in Brooklyn, New York.


Wave of Bankruptcies Sweeps Through Retail

The coronavirus shutdowns quickly reordered retail, sending many weaker and heavily indebted chains to court.

clock December 21, 2020Evan Clark and Sindhu Sundar

Libby Wadle


Wadle Steps Up to J. Crew Group CEO; Singer Departs

Though J. Crew Group recently emerged from bankruptcy, the J. Crew brand still requires a turnaround.

clock November 24, 2020David Moin

Lululemon store

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Lululemon Names First Female Chief Financial Officer

Meghan Frank will take over the position Nov. 23.

clock November 20, 2020Kellie Ell

Francesca's store


Francesca’s to Close Stores, May File for Bankruptcy

Company shares fell more than 33 percent during Monday’s trading session as a result.

clock November 16, 2020Kellie Ell

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy and guest arrive for a performance at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City on September 23, 1962. The First Lady wears a dress designed by Oleg Cassini.


First Ladies: A New Exhibition Explores Their Lasting Effect

The exhibition features painted portraits, photographs, sculptures, campaign buttons and other first lady ephemera.

clock November 13, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Brands Encouraging People to Vote

Fashion Scoops

These Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Giving Employees Time Off to Vote on Election Day 2020

Major brands and retailers are declaring Election Day as a paid holiday or giving employees paid time off to ensure they can vote in the upcoming presidential election.

clock September 24, 2020Layla Ilchi

Jenna Lyons

Fashion Scoops

‘Stylish With Jenna Lyons’ to Premiere on HBO Max

The eight-episode series is a blend of documentary and competition and launches Nov. 26.

clock September 22, 2020Lisa Lockwood


J. Crew to Shutter U.K. Stores, Keep E-commerce Running

It is understood that the closures will result in the loss of about 75 jobs in London, where J. Crew also had a head office.

clock September 21, 2020Samantha Conti

Jan Singer


J. Crew Group Emerges From Bankruptcy

The company has shed most of its debt and has a new majority owner.

clock September 11, 2020David Moin

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Exiting Bankruptcy

Some major retailers who filed for Chapter 11 during the pandemic are moving onward after a trip in court during an extraordinary time.

clock August 31, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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Nick Kamen in Munich in 1987.


Industry Pays Tribute to Model Nick Kamen

clock May 6, 2021Tianwei Zhang

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