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Executive Changes at Barneys, Kohl’s

Barneys New York logo

Barneys’ recently appointed CEO Mark Lee announced Monday a new chief merchant and executive vice president for all women’s. As … [Read more...]

Della Valle Ups Stake in Saks Inc.

Diego Della Valle

Sant’elpidio A Mare, Italy—Italian businessman  Diego Della Valle, who owns Tod’s footwear and accessories, continued to build up … [Read more...]

JCPenney Enacts Poison Pill After Ackman Buy

William Ackman, hedge fund manager and the founder of Pershing Square Capital, JCPenney's largest shareholder

Plano, TX—JCPenney adopted today an anti-takeover defense, after hedge fund manager Bill Ackman and Vornado Realty Trust bought … [Read more...]

‘Real NJ Housewife’ Danielle Plans Jewelry Line

Danielle Staub, Real NJ Housewife

Wayne, NJ—To some she’s a villainess who stirs up trouble and spreads vicious lies. To others, she’s a victim of high school-like … [Read more...]

Hedge Fund Manager Ackman Takes Stake in JCPenney

Bill Ackman

New York—William "Bill" Ackman, the hedge fund manager who had a bitter proxy battle with Target’s board of directors in 2009, … [Read more...]

Gaga Meat Dress Inspires Jewelry

Lady Gaga's meat dress

Los Angeles—Call it a “meating” of the minds? Just when you thought you’d heard and seen enough about the now infamous “meat” … [Read more...]

Liberace Museum to Close

Liberace

Las Vegas--Before Lady Gaga's bubble dress, before Michael Jackson's sequined glove and before Elton John's feather boas, there … [Read more...]

‘Picture Me’ an Inside Look into Modeling

'Picture Me' documentary

Los Angeles—While the idea of being an internationally known model who’s featured on magazine covers and runways may sound like a … [Read more...]

‘Ice Man’ Sues 17 Brands for Trademark Infringement

Designer Chris Aire, aka The Ice Man

Los Angeles—Jewelry designer Chris Aire, who is known as the “Ice Man” for his bling jewelry popular with Hollywood celebrities … [Read more...]

Burlington Coat Posts Half Year 40% Income Surge

Burlington Coat Factory

Burlington, NJ—Burlington Coat Factory posted today a 40.2% increase in its net income for the first six months ending July … [Read more...]

Ivanka Trump “Girl Up” Party

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The Latest from London? Men with Pink Handbags

Actor Liam Neeson with pink handbag in UK's Fight for Women's Survival

London—What do actor Liam Neeson, comedian Martin Clunes, soccer star Les Ferdinand and “Death Wish” director Michael Winner have … [Read more...]