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Pandora Hopes for Touchdown with Football Ambassador

PANDORA Jewelry - Anita Marks

Columbia, MD—Do jewelry and major league sports go together? Yes says Pandora, which has been making connections with women in … [Read more...]

Bill Blass Names Chris Benz as Creative Director

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New York--Chris Benz is the new creative director for Bill Blass, reporting to president and COO Stuart Goldblatt. Benz, who … [Read more...]

RG Barry Brands Announces Baggallini Leadership Change

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Pickerington, OH--RG Barry Brands announced a new chief for its its baggallini handbag business. Alan M. Krantzler, chief … [Read more...]

Tributes for a Seventh Avenue Gentleman

Oscar de la Renta
22 July 1932 – 20 October 2014

New York—He was first and foremost a gentleman. The so-called Sultan of Suave once offered a ride to several editors from … [Read more...]

Marvin Ellison to Succeed Ullman at JCPenney

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Dallas--JCPenney has found a permanent CEO to replace Mike Ullman next year. Marvin Ellison, the EVP of stores at Home Depot and a … [Read more...]

Art Peck Named Gap Inc. CEO as Murphy Retires

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San Francisco--Art Peck will succeed Glenn Murphy as chief executive of Gap Inc., as of February 1, 2015. Murphy will retire and … [Read more...]

Galliano Emerges From Exile to Head Martin Margiela

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Paris—Following three years of exile for inappropriate comments, British designer John Galliano is emerging from the shadows to … [Read more...]

Wrist Power: will.i.am to Unveil Wearable Smartband Device During Dreamforce

Self-described "genius,"will.i.am with his recently introduced eyewear collection

San Francisco and Hollywood—Although he doesn’t have the clout of an Apple or Google in the burgeoning wearable tech market, he … [Read more...]

American Apparel Picks Outsider as Interim CEO

First for Fall at American Apparel: 
Essential knits and minis. French employee Julie in the Knitted Classic Crop, Plaid Circle Skirt and Wool Beret.

Los Angeles--Struggling retailer American Apparel has hired turnaround specialist Scott Brubaker as its interim chief executive … [Read more...]

Ascena List Winners in First Jaffe Awards for Women

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., first-ever Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards honors the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, who co-founded the first dressbarn store in 1962.

Mahwah, NJ--Ascena Retail Group, Inc., announces the winners of the Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards recognizing individuals who help … [Read more...]

Farah’s Move to Tory Burch: What’s Next?

Co-CEOs Roger Farah and Tory Burch

New York—Tory Burch’s hiring coup of Roger Farah as co-chief executive officer on Thursday may have ended speculation on where … [Read more...]

Coach Announces the Retirement of Lew Frankfort, Executive Chairman

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New York-- Coach, Inc. today announced that Lew Frankfort, Executive Chairman, will retire from the Company at the expiration of … [Read more...]