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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 annual … [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...]

Pandora Hopes for Touchdown with Football Ambassador

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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

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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...]