Profiles

In-depth interviews with top retailers

Macy’s Inc. Inks $1.5 Billion Bank Credit

Macy's Inc.

Cincinnati--Macy’s Inc. said today it has entered into a $1.5 billion bank credit agreement with J.P. Morgan, Bank of America … [Read more...]

Ash Opens First U.S. Store in New York City

Ash store interior in NY

New York—Ash, the contemporary footwear and accessories brand, opened its first U.S. store at 44 Mercer Street in SoHo this … [Read more...]

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...]