Belk’s Bufano Named CEO of Bon-Ton Stores

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Taking on one of retailing’s most challenging assignments, Kathryn Bufano will join The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. as president and chief executive officer on Aug. 25.SEE LIST BELOW FOR ALL OF THIS ISSUE'S ARTICLES

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Hugo Boss Accelerates Earnings and Sales

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L’Oréal H1 Profits Inch Up

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Kathryn Bufano

Human Resources

Kathryn Bufano Named Bon-Ton President, CEO

The president and chief merchandising officer of Belk Inc. will succeed Brendan Hoffman on Aug. 25.

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Diane von Furstenberg's jewelry showroom.

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Diane von Furstenberg Launches Fashion Jewelry

The collection, an expansive offering of necklaces, earrings, rings and bracelets, is done in collaboration with Haskell Jewels.

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Government and Trade

President Obama to Host U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

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Tax Charge Dents Giorgio Armani Profits

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CVS Makes a Premium Play

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Sephora Adds New Services

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ICP Plots Growth, Launches Acqua Originale Collection

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Linda Lee Exits Macy’s

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Fashion Scoops

Diego Della Valle Speaks Up

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Nars Unveils Fall Campaign

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Vogue’s Latin American Push

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