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Mary McFadden’s ‘Goddesses’ on Display
Show of Mary McFadden's work at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design features Grecian gowns from the…
Expo: Natural Beauty Keeps, Converts Consumers
Gluten-free skin care, packaging redesigns and recessionista shoppers were the buzzed-about topics at the…
Edhance.com Lures Students With Discounts
Web site Edhance, led by a young Norwegian businessman, links retailers to students.
Cynthia Rowley Christens Newbury Street Store
Where others retrench, Cynthia Rowley sallies forth with a new store in Boston.
Brooks Brothers Debuts New Southwick Plant
The 80-year-old suit manufacturer Southwick was rescued from collapse in July by its largest customer, Brooks…
Dollar Store Chain Aims to Lure Teens
For budget-conscious teens, retailer Five Below couldn't be more apropos.
On the Plus Side: Accessories Show Gains
In an otherwise harsh retail climate, accessories are faring better than most other categories.
Project: Sharper Focus
February’s Project show offers a more tightly edited vendor roster in a new venue.
New England Retailing Falling With Economy
New England, a traditionally resilient region for retailers, comes down to earth.
Star Power: Stylist Gretchen Monahan Builds Her Brand
Celebrity stylist Gretchen Monahan has three television gigs, three Grettacole salons, two G Spa day spas and…
Designers Mark Anniversary of Boston Art Institute
Louis Boston's Greenberg helped organize visit.
Mall Operator, Chains Debunk Internet Hoax on Gift Cards
Merchants seek to reassure shoppers that cards will be honored.
Lee Scott Bows Out on Top
Retiring Wal-Mart chief Lee Scott overcame a range of problems for the mega-retailer.