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A New Look for Jones: Vendor Buys 50% Stake In Rachel Roy Company

Jones Apparel Group has acquired a 50 percent stake in Rachel Roy, giving the $3.85 billion apparel giant a long-desired entry into the high-end...

In Brief: S&P's BCBG Concerns... Saks, Tiffany to Expand... Wal-Mart Selling Unit...

Standard & Poor's lowered its corporate credit rating on BCBG Max Azria Group Inc. to "CCC" from "B-minus" last week. The outlook remained negative.

In Brief: Chicago Fashion Awards... Weitzman's In-House Counsel...

Dennis Basso and Judith Ripka will be among those honored at Fashion Group International Chicago's "Night of Stars" on Thursday.

Saks' Incandela on E-tail

Saks Direct President Denise Incandela came from McKinsey & Co., where she consulted on Internet retailing, to launch Saks Fifth Avenue's Web store in 1999.

Investindustrial Unit Buys Selective

Perfume Holdings, a subsidiary of Milan-based investment group Investindustrial, has acquired 72 percent of Selective Beauty, the French manufacturing and...

Sun Shuts Kellwood's Moderate Dress Division

Less than three months after Sun Capital Securities Group LLC took over Kellwood Co., the private equity firm is cutting the St. Louis-based manufacturer's...

In Brief: Turning Five

The Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Care and Prevention in New York is marking its fifth anniversary this year.

Sprinting Into First... Sailing On... Designers As Icons...

Next week, when members of the American Society of Magazine Editors vote over lunch to select their officers, Runner's World editor and ASME treasurer David...

In Brief: Marks And Spencer Expands In India... Loehmann's Picks Politzer...

Marks and Spencer Group plc said it plans to launch 50 stores in India over the next five years with Reliance Industries.

L'Oreal Files Trademark Suit

L'Oreal USA Creative Inc. filed a suit against Zotos International Inc., a hair care product manufacturer and subsidiary of Shiseido Co. Ltd., for alleged...

In Brief: Plea On First Sale Rule... Costa Honor...

A bipartisan group of 17 senators is urging Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff to withdraw a proposed rule change that would force U.S. companies...

Hong Kong Firms Team to Address Sustainability

A dozen major players in Hong Kong's fashion industry have formed a consortium on sustainability, marking a significant effort to address environmental...

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