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Former Macy’s DMM Joins Haskell Jewels as EVP

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Garth Leas has joined Haskell Jewels as Executive Vice President of Merchandising Licensed Brands, Jewelry and Timepieces. Prior to this position, he was at Macy’s for 24 years, most recently as DMM Fashion Jewelry, and Fashion and Fine Watches. An outstanding merchant with a strong industry following, Leas was inducted into Accessories Magazine’s …

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Macy’s Announces Plans for 35 to 40 Store Closings

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Cincinnati—Although specifying that soon-to-be closed Macy’s stores represent only 1% of the department store company’s total, Macy’s Inc. today announced plans to close 35 to 40 in early 2016 as the company works to “optimize its omnichannel approach to customers across America.” Repercussions of Omnichannel “Physical stores remain absolutely vital …

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Macys.com Launches Alliance to Provide Independent Designers an Outlet

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New York—Determined to attract yet another generation to its department store business, Macy’s today announced the launch of a collaboration with online fashion tech start-up company Nineteenth Amendment on macys.com. The exclusive partnership will expose Nineteenth Amendment’s stable of up-and-coming designers to Macy’s Millennial shoppers who will have the opportunity …

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Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s Roll Out Same-Day Delivery to Additional Markets

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Cincinnati—If you don’t think same-day delivery is being a key marketing tool for major retailers, take a look at this news today from Macy’s, Inc. The department store company announced that Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s are expanding same-day delivery service to nine additional markets, beginning this month, for products purchased online …

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Accessories Magazine and FABB Honor 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame Inductees

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Accessories magazine is proud to honor the newest round of inductees into its 5th Annual 2015 Merchants Hall of Fame. FABB also honored this impressive group of merchants at its annual ball on May 6th, where the merchants received their plaques and took the stage to much applause from vendors …