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Sycamore Splits Nine West into Four Companies

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New York—Just a few short months into ownership of the former Jones Group, Sycamore Partners LLC, the private equity owner, has … [Read more...]

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Can't make it to Fashion Week? Let our editors be your guide to what's happening inside the tents and out. In fact, the show  on … [Read more...]

RG Barry Becomes a Private Company

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Pickerington, OH—The acquisition of footwear and accessories maker RG Barry Corporation for $215 million by private equity firm … [Read more...]

Barneys Announces Holiday 2014 Theme: BAZ DAZZLED

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New York—Barneys New York announced today the 2014 Holiday campaign: BAZ DAZZLED Holiday; a collaboration with world renowned … [Read more...]

Back to School Lifts August Comp Sales

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New York—Retailers earned a shiny red apple in August as back to school spending helped lift sales. According to Ken Perkins, … [Read more...]

J. Crew Q2 Net Falls 38% Despite Sales Rise

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New York—J. Crew Group Inc. said Thursday that its second quarter profit fell 38% as the privately held retailer posted higher … [Read more...]

Open Call: Submit Sock Designs to Sock It To Me, Win $5,000!

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Portland, OR--Love gnomes? Guinea pigs? Jackalopes? Let the world know with socks! The Sock It to Me 10th Anniversary … [Read more...]

LVMH, Google Agree to Fight Fakes Online

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Paris—LVMH, the luxurygoods giant, is in a conciliatory mood. First, its squabble with Hermes was resolved. Now, a long-running … [Read more...]

Zumiez Q2 Profit, Sales Soar

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Everett, WA—Zumiez has said it is pleased with its 57.3% increase in second quarter net profit, driven by higher-than-expected … [Read more...]

Week in Review: 10 Things to Know

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New York—Although the spring/summer season is typically the warmest of the year, Pantone, the color authority, has mandated that … [Read more...]

Pantone Fashion Week Report: Designers Pick Their Spring 2015 Colors

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 New York—Models strutting down the runways during New York Fashion Week, Sept 4-11, 2014, will be dressed in … [Read more...]

Spring 15 Breaking Trends: Optical Gray

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New York Fashion Week: After seasons of thick black-and-white referee stripes and Bridget Riley-worthy optical prints, things have … [Read more...]