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Wal-Mart to Open Store in India

Wal-Mart will open its first store in India by the end of 2008, under terms of joint venture unveiled Monday with Indian telecom giant Bharti Enterprises.

A/X to Debut New Store Concept, Underwear Collection

The younger-skewed A/X brand that is part owned by Giorgio Armani is unveiling its first underwear line while it debuts new store concepts in London and Tokyo.

Borrelli to Bow in Boston

Borrelli, the high-end Neapolitan men’s wear line, will open its fourth U.S. boutique.

Unifi Shakeup: Parke Ousted as CEO

A shake-up at a Unifi, Inc. board of directors meeting ended in the firing of CEO Brian R. Parke and the resignations of six board members.

Prana Chooses Half Moon Outfitters for Environmental Award

Outdoors retailer Half Moon Outfitters has won Prana’s “Build a Prana Environment” merchandising contest.

Demo Trading Up for Back-To-School

Demo, the long-struggling streetwear division of Pacific Sunwear has overhauled its merchandising strategy for fall, adding a slew of contemporary brands

Bloomie's to Debut Art Installation

Starting in September and continuing through the holidays, the Bloomingdale's will devote its windows and in-store visual displays to a variety of art forms.

Brioni's Operating Profits Skyrocket in '06

Brioni said its operating profits more than doubled in 2006 as it issued a bullish forecast for the current year.

Dice Joins Nike as Brand Manager

Ken Dice has joined Nike, Inc. as vice-president of USA Brand Management.

Obituary: Retailer Bernie Krantz, 69

A memorial service was held at the Jewish Tower in Atlanta on June 28 for Bernard (Bernie) L. Krantz.

Cotton Counterfeiting Test in the Works

Applied DNA Sciences is developing an authentication method to tell whether or not products purporting to be pima are indeed the real thing.

Paul Simon Brightens Up

Paul Simon has opened a new Paul Simon Co. men’s store at The Village at SouthPark in Charlotte, N.C.

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