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Bagir Opens Store in Japan

Bagir, the Israeli clothing company that markets itself as a maker of innovative, performance-driven suits, has opened a concept store in tech-savvy Tokyo.

Burton to Open Chicago Flagship

Burton Corp. will open its largest U.S. store in Chicago’s Gold Coast area this September.

Topman Ups the Fashion Quotient

The popular British fashion label, which, like Topshop, is owned by apparel tycoon Sir Philip Green, is known for its trendy, low-priced collections for men.

Le Tigre Signs License for Japan

Le Tigre will make a full entry in the Japanese market in spring/summer of 2008 through Itochu Corp.

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.

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