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Charming Charlie Names VP of Marketing

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Accessories retail chain Charming Charlie has hired Ujjwal Dhoot as its vice president of marketing. Dhoot has previously worked as chief marketing officer for FSAStore.com, vice president of marketing at online art retailer 20×200, and vice president of marketing for PetCareRx.com. Launched in 2004 by current CEO Charlie Chanaratsopon, Charming …

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Amazon Expanding Prime Now

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Beginning next month, Amazon will expand its Prime Now program, according to a report in Bloomberg Technology. The program was launched in New York in late 2014 and has since rolled out to 20 U.S. cities and London. Currently available only as a smartphone app to subscribers who have paid …

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Hedi Slimane Leaves YSL Again

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Designer Hedi Slimane has left Yves Saint Laurent for the second time. Slimane, who joined YSL in 1996 as director of menswear, first quit in 2000 to take up the position of creative director at Dior Homme, where he became identified with a slim silhouette that influenced the entire menswear …