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Saks' CIO Departs

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

Prep School

From Cetaphil to cyanide capsules, the fashion flock gets creative when it comes to contending with the hustle and bustle of collections.

Remember Recessions? Industry Vets Prescribe Ways to Cope With Blahs

s New York Fashion Week kicks into high gear, everyone has one word on their minds beginning with the letter "r" — and it isn't the color red, it's recession.

World Retail Congress Discloses Nominees for Awards

The World Retail Congress, an industry event to be held in Barcelona April 9 through 11, has revealed several key finalists for its World Retail Awards.

Threadless Puts Art Before Ts

With its Windy City headquarters housing Ping-Pong and pool tables, a Buck Hunter video game, wigged mannequins wearing a Burger King crown and handcuffs...

Burt Tansky of Neiman's Renews Contract

Neiman Marcus Group Inc. chief executive Burton M. Tansky, who always bristles at the notion of retiring and turns 70 next month, has renewed his contract...

Night Crawlers

In the city that never sleeps, Macy's Herald Square was wide awake during the wee hours of Christmas Eve.

French Streetwear Brands See Green

With everything from bamboo skateboards to bags made of recycled billboards, brands are increasingly taking eco messages to the streets.

Retailers Regaining Footing After Ice Storm

Retailers were trying to recover Wednesday from an ice storm that walloped states from Oklahoma to Wisconsin, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of...

In Brief: New Rila Members... Williamson Defends African Designs

The Retail Industry Leaders Association, a lobby and trade group representing mass merchant's interests in Washington, signed six new members during the...

Food for Thought

Retailers partied it up this week for very different reasons.

Maus Freres Targets Gant With Hostile Bid

Maus Freres SA, the Swiss retail group that owns the Lacoste brand, has launched a 5.2 billion Swedish kronor, or $810.8 million, hostile bid for Gant, the...

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