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Finish Line Names New Chief Merchant

Scott Hoffman has joined the company as executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.

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HSN Expands Its Beauty Reach

The company has transformed itself from a relatively undeveloped beauty retailer with a handful of proprietary brands to a robust venue.

New Hires at Moda Operandi

The web site has named Nadine Iskenderian to the newly created role of chief merchandising officer.

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Nordstrom to Open Topshop Departments

The move represents a dramatic merchandising shift toward edgier product.

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HBC Fuels New Era at The Bay and Lord & Taylor

In addition to cleaning up the balance sheet, Hudson’s Bay Co. is renovating both chains and updating merchandising to favor fashion, food and shoes.

PacSun Names Shefali Khanna VP of Women’s Merchandising

She was most recently a divisional merchandise manager for Free People at Urban Outfitters Inc.

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Christian Dior Taps Judy Collinson

She joins as U.S. general merchandise manager.

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J.C. Penney Names Top Men’s Merchant

The retailer has named John Tighe senior vice president and general merchandise manager of men’s wear.

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Barneys New York Tweaks Tailored Clothing Floor

The sportswear offering from Isaia, Brioni, Kiton and Andrea Campagna sportswear are now being showcased alongside the company’s suits and furnishings.

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J.C. Penney Names Elizabeth Sweney Head Merchant

The move comes as part of a reorganization of the retailer.

Selfridges Prepares for McCartney Madness

On Thursday, the Oxford Street store will unveil “The World of Stella,” with dedicated windows, in-store spaces and a pop-up shop.

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Accessories: The Finishing Touches

The first category shoppers see when they enter Bloomingdale’s from Lexington Avenue, accessories is considered a crucial element in the chain’s retail mix.

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