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In Brief: New Bags for Vittadini... Northpark Shooting... Edwards Starts...

Adrienne Vittadini has signed a new licensing agreement for its handbag collection with Sondra Roberts, a 25-year-old independent specialist.

Despite Protests, Carrefour Holiday Sales Hold Up

Carrefour appears to have weathered the threat of a boycott of its stores in China during the four-day May Day holiday.

Herff Christiansen's Contemporary Basics

Not every designer knows from childhood that his or her future lies in pins and needles. Sometimes, the industry just sucks them in.

Miguel Adrover's Second Act

As unlikely as it sounds, a guy walked into a bar in Majorca and signed a deal with Miguel Adrover.

Wal-Mart Exec Pay Rises, Saks' Sadove Slips

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. boosted the compensation packages of its top executives last year, but Dillard's Inc. went in the opposite direction, according to...

Calypso Founder Christiane Celle Exits Company

Calypso founder and chief executive officer Christiane Celle has left the 33-unit multibrand retail chain less than seven months after Solera Capital LLC...

Lundgren's High Note

Cast aside those economic woes and consumer concerns, at least for a black-tie event. For Terry Lundgren, Macy's chairman, chief executive and president,...

Denim Retailer Not Crying the Blues

Leave it to a former schoolteacher raised in Louisiana to teach a lesson on how to sell designer dungarees at the beach.

Ashley Olsen Touts Virtues of The Row

Journalists had been warned off interviewing Ashley Olsen during her appearance Thursday at Forty Five Ten here to promote her designer collection, The Row.

A Vote of Confidence: Claiborne Board Backs CEO McComb's Strategy

The Liz Claiborne Inc. board is standing by its man.

William D. Modell, 86, Chairman of Modell's Sporting Goods

William D. "Bill" Modell, chairman of Modell's Sporting Goods, who led the growth of his family-owned sporting goods chain from four stores to 136 full-line...

Saks' CIO Departs

Saks' chief information officer Bill Franks retired at the end of last month.

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