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DVF Expects to Name Jonathan Saunders' Successor Soon

clock December 15, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo Going Fur-Free, After Meeting With PETA

clock December 15, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

Business

Salvatore Ferragamo Shares Tumble Following Warning

clock December 15, 2017Luisa Zargani

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E-tailers will see growth, while promotional activity will remain a challenge.

Financial

Moody’s 2018 Outlook for Retail and Apparel

The credit ratings agency as “stable” outlook for both sectors.

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Human Resources

David Pastrana Named President of White House|Black Market

He succeeds Donna Colaco, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

A partial assortment from Brandless.

Financial

Brandless’ $35M Series B Round Includes High-Profile Individuals

The round includes more than 20 individual investors, such as Mindy Grossman and Leslie Blodgett.

clock December 14, 2017Vicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

Charming Charlie: Bankruptcy Update

The retailer’s counsel said 6,700 total retail stores have closed so far, with Charming Charlie the 20th major retail bankruptcy this year.

clock December 13, 2017Vicki M. Young

A Sears store.

Financial

Sears Holdings Extends Maturity of Term Loan

The Term Loan now matures in January 2019.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

Popular items targeted by fraudsters include women's watches, puffer jackets and beauty products, all popular gift giving items.

Retail

Forter Notes Top Online Fraudster Targets for Holiday 2017

Jewelry, watches, beauty products and puffer jackets are the top choices.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

Charming Charlie Plans Quick Chapter 11 Exit

The company is closing 100 stores, including its Manhattan flagship on Fifth Avenue.

clock December 12, 2017Vicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

Charming Charlie Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition

The petition was filed in Delaware.

clock December 11, 2017Vicki M. Young

A pop-up vending machine for Sole DXB 2017.

Retail

Sole DXB Sees Vending Machines as Viable Sales Channel for Fashion

The futuristic look at retail is a nod to Japanese street culture.

clock December 9, 2017Vicki M. Young

The New York flagship on Fifth Ave. will close by the end of December.

Financial

More Debt Restructurings and Potential Bankruptcies in 2018

Charming Charlie — long on the watch list of distressed retailers — is closing stores, including its Fifth Avenue flagship.

clock December 7, 2017Vicki M. Young

Elie TahariElie Tahari presentation, Fall Winter 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 14 Feb 2016

Mergers and Acquisitions

Elie Tahari Close to Selling Tahari IP to Bluestar Alliance

A transaction could be completed by the end of this week.

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AE Studio at Union Square.

Retail

American Eagle Execs Cite Innovation as Key to Comps Gains

The teen retailer posted 11 consecutive quarters of comparable-store sales gains.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

AE Studio at Union Square.

Financial

American Eagle’s Q3 Misses Wall Street Estimates by a Penny

Inventories at the end of the quarter rose 8%, reflecting strong sales trends in bottoms, women’s tops and Aerie apparel.

clock December 6, 2017Vicki M. Young

Retail and apparel stocks are not expected to see much growth in 2018.

Financial

Retail and Apparel Stocks: Likely No Growth in 2018

Wage increases and margin squeezes are expected to impact profitability of retail and apparel firms.

clock December 5, 2017Vicki M. Young

How data is collected and used can help firms be  more hyper-relevant to consumers.

Financial

Study: Companies Need to Dig Deeper on Personalization

Using data to anticipate a need or want is one way to be hyper-relevant.

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Jonathan Saunders and Diane von Furstenberg at the CFDA Fashion Awards after party

Fashion

Jonathan Saunders Resigns as Chief Creative Officer of DVF

clock December 15, 2017Joelle Diderich

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