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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

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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

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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

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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

J. Crew


J. Crew Gets Green Light for Reorganization Plan

The plan, which includes a $1.6 billion debt-for-equity swap, paves the way for the retailer to formally emerge from Chapter 11 next month.

clock August 25, 2020Sindhu Sundar

A past exhibit at the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, New York, "The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion.”

Fashion Scoops

Allbirds, Acne Studios, Kidrobot and Other Brands Collaborate With The Met Store

After months of being closed, the Upper East Side museum will reopen Saturday.

clock August 24, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Stein Mart


Stein Mart Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The off-price department store said it will likely close all of its 281 brick-and-mortar locations.

clock August 12, 2020Kellie Ell

J. Crew


J. Crew Creditors Say Company Undervaluing Business

The bankrupt retailer’s unsecured creditors argue that its enterprise value is $2.9 billion rather than the $1.8 billion company estimate.

clock August 7, 2020Sindhu 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 August 6, 2020Layla Ilchi

A city block in the SoHo section of New York City remains empty due to the Coronavirus outbreak.Coronavirus Outbreak, New York, USA - 17 Mar 2020


Bankruptcy Scorecard

Some retailers in bankruptcy during the pandemic are attempting to pull off a high-wire act. Here’s where they stand.

clock July 6, 2020Sindhu Sundar

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Shoppers on Black Friday in New York City.


Global Fashion Agenda Urges Careful Shopping on Black Friday

clock November 27, 2020Eva Kruse

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