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MaryAnne Morin Named Chief Merchant at Hudson’s Bay Company

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Toronto--Hudson’s Bay Company has confirmed that MaryAnne Morin has been promoted to chief merchant of the HBC Department Store … [Read more...]

Controversial Lululemon Founder Steps Down from Board

Former Lululemon Chairman Chip Wilson

Vancouver--Chip Wilson, the controversial executive who led yoga brand Lululemon from its founding in 1998 until 2012, has … [Read more...]

Memorial Service Scheduled for Vince Camuto on Feb. 5

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New York--A memorial service for designer Vince Camuto is scheduled for Thursday, February 5 at 10 a.m. at St. Ignatius of Loyola, … [Read more...]

Tanya Creations Names Jeffrey Massotti as Shareholder

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East Providence, RI—Tanya Creations, Inc., a leading fashion jewelry supplier in the United States, has named Jeffrey R. Massotti … [Read more...]

American Apparel Names Paula Schneider as CEO, Terminates Dov Charney

Dov Charney, found and controversial leader at American Apparel

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

Chan Luu Top 100

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 annual … [Read more...]