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Changing Channels for New Visions

Top executives are increasingly coming from different sectors, in and out of fashion, to lead major brands, and luxury is seeing significant migrations.

Category Killers' Concerns: Overgrowth and Extinction

NEW YORK — Could category killers go the way of department stores and become the next retail dinosaurs?

It’s a premise that seems premature, considering the viability of Best Buy and PetsMart. But Toys ’R’ Us is fading...

Jacobs Headed to Palais Royal

Marc Jacobs has opted for a picturesque, off-the-beaten-path location for his first European retail outlet: a freestanding store in Paris' Palais Royal.

Questions Still Abound Over Multibrand Strategy

Ongoing troubles at Jil Sander, Givenchy, Helmut Lang and Yves Saint Laurent have renewed debate over the viability of the multibrand strategy.

L.A. Retail, Surf Entice Designer Feith

With the opening of a second store in Los Angeles, New York-based designer Tracy Feith thinks that it may be time to set up a home nearby.

Fur Sales Soar - Even Secondhand

NEW YORK — Bald, androgynous mannequins wearing only fur coats and Dolce & Gabbana neon tights in the windows of Housing Works’ Upper West Side store show just how far fur has come.

In winters past, the four-store nonprofit...

Former Federated CEO Zimmerman Indicted for Perjury in Antitrust Case

James Zimmerman, former chairman and chief executive officer of Federated Department Stores, was indicted for perjury Tuesday.

Jessica Simpson Brand in Deal With Tarrant

JS Brand Management has sublicensed the Jessica Simpson and Sweet Kisses brands to Tarrant Apparel for junior casual sportswear and denim.

J.C. Penney Promotes Hicks

Ken Hicks has been promoted to president and chief merchandising officer of J.C. Penney, reporting to chairman and ceo Myron Ullman.

Happy Holiday After All: Last Week's Boom Has Stores Smiling

Retailers across the price spectrum couldn't hold back raving about the post-Christmas week they said put them back on track for the month.

Goody's Appoints Frederick J. Mershad; Inks Deal to Sell Hawaiian Tropic Apparel

NEW YORK — Goody’s Family Clothing Inc. said Monday Frederick J. Mershad was appointed president and chief merchandising officer, effective immediately.

Knoxville, Tenn.-based Goody’s said Mershad will report to Robert M....

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