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Metcalfe to Helm Wintle

Luxury men’s wear label, Wintle on Friday named Diane Metcalfe its new CEO.

Stein Mart Seeks CEO

Stein Mart has retained Korn/Ferry International to initiate a search for a new chief executive officer following Linda Farthing’s decision to step down.

Luxury Brands Push PPR to Sales Gain

PPR eked out a 1.7 percent gain in third-quarter sales to $7.44 billion, with modest gains in luxury goods and at Puma offsetting weakness at its retail arm.

Pennes to Join Market Center Management Co.

David Pennes is joining Market Center Management Company as vice-president of new business development.

Columbia Beats Estimates, Ups Outlook

A 6.8 percent decrease in Columbia Sportswear Co.’s third-quarter profits was good enough to beat analysts’ estimates.

Tehama Names Design Director

hristine Kim has joined luxury lifestyle apparel company Tehama as director of design, merchandising/sourcing

New Era to Sell Internationally

New Era Cap Co has signed a seven-year partnership agreement with Mainland Headwear Holdings Ltd. that allows New Era to grow outside the U.S.

PacSun Rejects Adrenalina Offer

Lifestyle specialty retailer Pacific Sunwear of California Inc. rejected an unsolicited buyout offer from extreme sports retailer Adrenalina.

Nau Relaunches Website

Nau, Inc. has launched a completely redesigned e-commerce Website featuring its fall 2008 apparel line.

Sean Combs, Yucaipa Acquire Enyce From Liz Claiborne

Sean Combs and financial partner The Yucaipa Cos. have acquired streetwear brand Enyce from Liz Claiborne Inc.

May Brothers to Close After 98 Years

Legendary Oklahoma men's specialty shop May Brothers is closing its doors, just over one year shy of its 100th birthday.

Men's Wear Prices Dip 0.4% in September

Men’s apparel prices fell 0.4 percent in September, despite fears that inflationary pressures would drive prices up on consumer goods.

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