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Michael Kors Exploring IPO to Fund Expansion?

Michael Kors on runway

New York--Michael Kors is looking to sell a 25% stake in his company to fund a $500 million global expansion plan. And the chief … [Read more...]

JCPenney Clarifies Johnson’s CEO Start Date

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—While everyone from Silicon Valley to Seventh Avenue has been buzzing about Apple Inc.’s senior vice president of retail … [Read more...]

Executive Changes: Delia’s, Neiman Marcus Direct, Collective Brands, Kenneth Cole

Delia's logo

Wet Seal's Dyan Jozwick Appointed President of Delia's New York--Dyan Jozwick, formerly of Wet Seal, has been named president of … [Read more...]

Apple Retail Head to Helm JCPenney

Ron Johnson

Plano, TX—Ron Johnson, Steve Job’s senior vice president of the highly touted Apple stores, was named today chief executive … [Read more...]

Executive Appointments: NPD Group, Koolaburra, Loehmann’s

Appointments

The NPD Group, Inc. Appoints Three Executives in Long Island Offices Port Washington, NY–The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market … [Read more...]

How I Did It! Accessories Network Group

Abe Chehebar, founder, president and CEP of Accessories Network Group

From multi-brand licensee to multi-brand owner, Accessory Network Group goes into acquisition mode.As far as handbags and … [Read more...]

Danica Patrick, the Face for William Rast Sunwear

Danica Patrick

Los Angeles—It’s a week for wins at William Rast, the apparel and accessories company begun in 2005 by singer Justin Timberlake … [Read more...]

Kate Middleton Wears a Dress and Crashes Website

The Duchess of Cambridge with first lady Michelle Obama

London--Accessories designers: get those product placement publicists ready! If you still didn’t believe in "The Kate Effect," you … [Read more...]

FIT Grads Welcome Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh at Commencement

Tony Hsieh of Zappos

New York--The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) held its graduation ceremony on Tuesday at the Jay and Patty Baker School of … [Read more...]

Fashion Icon Iris Apfel to Bow Accessories on HSN

Iris Apfel

New York and St. Petersburg, FL—“People with a lot of money don’t dress as well as people who made do, who have to be inventive. … [Read more...]

Parsons Benefit Honors Reed Krakoff; Hosts Student Fashion Show

A design from Parson's student David Ferron, who won Womenswear Designer of the Year at the event

New York--At Parsons The New School for Design's recent annual gala, tomorrow’s fashion stars shone almost as brightly as … [Read more...]

Nine West Launches Giles Deacon Collab

Giles Deacon for Nine West

New York--Eek! It's Giles Deacon for Nine West!Eek, a mischievous mouse-like character created by British fashion designer … [Read more...]