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American Apparel Names Paula Schneider as CEO, Terminates Dov Charney

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Los Angeles—It’s official, Dov Charney, founder/former president/ceo at American Apparel has been terminated “for cause in … [Read more...]

Puma Taps Rihanna as New Creative Director

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Herzogenaurach, Germany—Puma, which has been struggling to regain its foothold in athleisure wear, just inked a coup: the athletic … [Read more...]

CEO, Creative Director of Gucci Stepping Down

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Milan—In what is seen as the biggest shake up at Gucci since Tom Ford departed 12 years ago, creative director Frida Giannini and … [Read more...]

Controversial Abercrombie CEO Mike Jeffries Leaving the Company

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New Albany, OH--Abercrombie & Fitch’s controversial CEO Michael Jeffries is retiring, effective immediately. In his place, the … [Read more...]

2014 Top 100 Accessories Brands & Players: Chan Luu

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Los Angeles-based fashion designer Chan Luu transmits her easy, breezy California flair to her accessories and apparel, but it’s … [Read more...]

Gap Inc.’s Incoming CEO Names New Gap, Banana Republic Leaders

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San Francisco—Art Peck, who will succeed Glenn Murphy as chief executive of Gap Inc. in February, has promoted two executives … [Read more...]

Rebecca Minkoff Partners with Ebay for New Immersive Retail Experience

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New York—Rebecca Minkoff has partnered with eBay Inc. to bring its tech-savvy customer a new, immersive shopping experience at its … [Read more...]

Accessories Grows Its Merchants Hall of Fame

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New York--Accessories Magazine continues its tradition of honoring the best of the best merchants in the industry with its 2015 … [Read more...]

New York & Co. Q3 Sales to Falter, New COO Named

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New York—New York & Co. today gave a preliminary outlook for its third quarter sales and updated its forecast. On a … [Read more...]

Latina Superstar Maite Perroni Partners with National Store To Launch Fashion

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Gardena, CA—Maite Perroni, one of Mexico’s leadering actresses, singers/songwriters, is heading North of the Border to introduce … [Read more...]

Laurence Grunstein Named CEO at Circa

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New York—Laurence R. Grunstein has been unanimously appointed chief executive officer—effective immediately for Circa, the … [Read more...]

10 Minutes With…Kenneth Jay Lane

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With his first fine jewelry line, Kenneth Jay Lane is not only faking it, but he’s doing the real thing as well for the first … [Read more...]