Business

Ken Downing Leaving Neiman Marcus

clock March 22, 2019David Moin

Business

Galeries Lafayette's Billion Euro China Plan

clock March 23, 2019Nyima Pratten

Fashion

Is L.A. the Future of the American Runway?

clock March 22, 2019Booth Moore

J. Crew

Store logo signOpening of J Crew Store in Regent Street, London, Britain - 08 Nov 2013

Retail

J. Crew Group Posts Q4 Loss, Vows Immediate Actions

A year of misguided strategies took its toll on the specialty retail group.

clock March 20, 2019David Moin

Hold for Swayne Hall Business Photo-A shopper passes the display in the window of a J.Crew store in the Shadyside shopping district of PittsburghConsumer Spending, Pittsburgh, USA - 10 Feb 2017

Retail

Stefan Larsson Said No Longer in Running at J. Crew

The ceo search goes on.

clock March 20, 2019David Moin

Chris Benz J.Crew designer

Fashion Scoops

Everything You Need to Know About J. Crew’s New Designer Chris Benz

Benz, who has designed for Bill Blass and his own namesake label, is the new designer for J. Crew’s women’s wear collections.

clock February 27, 2019Layla Ilchi

Chris Benz J.Crew designer

Retail

Chris Benz Joins J. Crew to Head Women’s Design

The designer is expected to provide a fresh perspective to the languishing brand.

clock February 26, 2019David Moin

The new Madewell Fair Trade Certified collection.

Retail

J. Crew to Introduce Fair Trade Certified Denim Collection

The company hopes to expand the sustainability initiative to its other factory partners.

clock January 29, 2019Jean E. Palmieri

Retail

Drexler Steps Down as Chairman of J. Crew Group to Focus on New Ventures

The new chairman is Chad Leat, a member of the J. Crew board.

clock January 18, 2019David Moin

Chico's Coconut Point storefront.

Financial

Chico’s Closing 250 Stores, Focusing More on Digital

The women’s apparel retailer revealed plans to close at least 250 stores while investing in new technology.

clock January 11, 2019Kellie Ell

Laurent Potdevin, formerly of Lululemon Athletica, is just one of the many executives to leave their post in 2018.

Financial

Leadership Changes in the Fashion Industry Continue to Multiply

Here’s who’s in and out — and why.

clock January 10, 2019Kellie Ell

Jenna Lyons

People

Jenna Lyons Talks New TV Show, Social Media Fears and Partying With the Obamas

After 27 years at J. Crew, Jenna Lyons’ name was once synonymous with the brand, but she has spent the past two years redefining her identity and forging a new path.

clock December 21, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

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Human Resources

On Staff: The Rise of the Chiefs of Happiness, People and Growth

Why fashion and beauty brands are creating a raft of new C-suite roles.

clock December 3, 2018Kathryn Hopkins

Retail

J. Crew Group Trims Loss, Sees Madewell as $1 Billion Brand

Rising sales helped offset poorer margins. Subbrands, including Mercantile, will shutter as well.

clock November 29, 2018David Moin

Jim Brett, Stefan Larsson, Jan Singer and Paul Blum

Human Resources

CEOs Face the Firing Squads

For floundering companies, shareholders and boards are increasing the pressure on ceo’s for quicker turnarounds.

clock November 28, 2018David Moin

Store logo signOpening of J Crew Store in Regent Street, London, Britain - 08 Nov 2013

Retail

Jim Brett Gets a Sweet Parting Package From J. Crew, Makes Case on LinkedIn

The company announced Jim Brett’s departure on Saturday, after just over a year as ceo.

clock November 19, 2018David Moin

Hold for Swayne Hall Business Photo-A shopper passes the display in the window of a J.Crew store in the Shadyside shopping district of PittsburghConsumer Spending, Pittsburgh, USA - 10 Feb 2017

Retail

CEO Jim Brett Out at J. Crew Group

The board lost confidence in the ceo’s program for change.

clock November 17, 2018David Moin

The first Curated by feature from Todd Snyder features Frank Muytjens.

Fashion Scoops

Todd Snyder Taps Frank Muytjens as Guest Creative

The former head of men’s wear at J. Crew opened a luxury bed and breakfast in the Berkshires this summer.

clock October 29, 2018Jean E. Palmieri

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