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David Bork

The Family Counselor

Since 1970, consultant David Bork has guided retailers through the inevitable pitfalls of a family-owned business.

Former Lord & Taylor Creative Director Kermit Adler

Kermit Adler, a former creative director at Lord & Taylor, died June 17 from a blood clot and a stroke, according to Frank Tartaglia, a friend and former...

Tesco Accused of Abuses

Tesco is the latest U.K. retailer to face allegations of human rights violations at factories supplying items for its clothing lines.

Economy Big Factor at Chicago Market

Seeking to counter a sliding economy, retailers attending the Chicago Apparel Market this month were reexamining their business strategiesâ¿¿...

Bob Dakin Joins Up With Warnaco

Bob Dakin, senior vice president of store operations in the J. Jill unit of Talbots Inc., has joined the Warnaco Group Inc. as senior vice president of retail.

The Man, the Designer: Fashion Weighs Legacy Of Yves Saint Laurent

If it weren't for Yves Saint Laurent, the world would certainly be a shabbier place: Scores of major designers from around the world credit him with...

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...

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