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Arcandor's Middelhoff Gets Jail Sentence

Former head of the ailing Karstadt chain gets three years for breach of trust and tax evasion.

Marc Dietz Heads Marketing at RetailNext

Former IBM executive will serve as chief marketing officer of retail analytics firm.

Bob Craves Dies at Age 72

The co-founding officer of Costco Wholesale Corp. helped send thousands of young people in the U.S. to college.

Gap's Director of Global Fashion Exits

Both the retailer and Carolyne Rapp, who is said to be under contract through the end of the year, declined comment.

John Worthington Joins New York & Co.

A former top executive at Kohl’s, Worthington has been named president and chief operating officer.

Matt Powell Joins NPD

Former retailer will oversee analysis of sports and leisure trends.

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Hudson's Bay's Richard Baker Discusses Acquisitions

The governor and chief executive officer of the Toronto-based retailer, said the quickest way to grow is by purchasing a complementary retail business.

Karstadt to Shutter Six Doors

Troubled German department store group names Stephan Fanderl its new chief executive.

Beth Pritchard Joins Borderfree Board

Former Bath & Body Works president expands number of directors to eight.

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Mark Shale Launches Advice Site

The well-known Chicago retailer has launched, a fashion advice and personal shopping site for men and women.

American Apparel Brings Back Creative Director

Charney-supporter Iris Alonzo returns to ailing company.

Vivarte CEO Under Threat as Debt Deal Nears Completion

Speculation continues to swirl over the fate of chief executive officer Marc Lelandais.

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