Profiles

In-depth interviews with top retailers

10 Minutes with… BHLDN

BHLDN

Anthropologie says ‘I Do’ to more creative bridal fashion with its new BHLDN online concept.Do you, Anthropologie, take BHLDN … [Read more...]

2011 Retail Rising Star: Charming Charlie

Charming Charlie

The all-accessories retailer has exploded on the scene, opening almost 100 stores since 2004 with 65 more planned this … [Read more...]

Henri Bendel Makes Changes to Grow Accessories

Henri Bendel

Columbus–Ed Bucciarelli is concentrating on his main love: accessories.Limited Brands, the parent company of Henri Bendel, … [Read more...]

10 Minutes with… Charlotte Russe

Charlotte Russe

Charlotte Russe, President & CEO Jenny Ming discusses the retailer’s edited approach to fast-fashion.The opportunity was … [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...]

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...]

Accessorize Retail Chain Aggressively Targets U.S.

Accessorize Storefront

London--Despite 750 retail stores across 61 international markets, Accessorize--the UK-based chain of fast-fashion … [Read more...]

Barneys Taps Mark Lee as CEO

Mark Lee

New York—After nearly two years of on and off again searching, Barneys New York and its parent, Dubai-based Istithmar World … [Read more...]

Walmart Apparel Chief Resigns

Last month, Walmart executives say the retail giant would be pursuing a "back to basics" approach in its apparel, accessories divisions

Bentonville, AR--Walmart’s apparel and accessories chief Dottie Mattison resigned and left her position Thursday barely two months … [Read more...]

J. Crew Promotes Jenna Lyons to President

Jenna Lyons of J. Crew

New York--J.Crew, which has been the darling of Wall Street not to mention many women's closets, just announced a restructuring at … [Read more...]

Longchamp Opens Madison Ave Flagship

Longchamp's Madison Avenue flagship, designed by architect Eric Carlson

New York—La Maison Madison, Longchamp’s flagship boutique at 713 Madison Avenue, recently opened with a new design concept that … [Read more...]

10 Minutes with… Steve Madden

Steve Madden

Steve Madden--the man and the brand--have had quite a journey these past two decades.Celebrating 20 years in business, Steve … [Read more...]