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MACY’S CELEBRATES “YEAR OF THE ROOSTER” / LUNAR NEW YEAR

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It’s the Chinese Year of the Rooster, and Macy’s stores across the country are paying tribute. Lunar New Year 2017 will feature various educational activities and special commemorative events such as artistic performances, music, fashion, in-store visuals and cosmetic presentations. “Macy’s is proud to continue our long-standing commitment to diversity, …

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BANANA REPUBLIC LAUNCHES CONSUMER-FACING SHOW; CONTINUES WITH OLIVIA PALERMO

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To align its fashion show with its in-store collections, Banana Republic will shift the timing of its NYFW presentations to be customer-facing. This aligns with the See Now, Buy Now strategy, servicing customer demand for immediate product. As a further build to their partnership, Banana Republic Global Style Ambassador Olivia …

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MARYANN MORIN JOINS STEIN MART AS PREZ

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MaryAnne Morin has joined Stein Mart as President with responsibility for merchandising and marketing. The Company also announced that D. Hunt Hawkins, previously the company’s Interim Chief Executive Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer effective January 24, 2017. Ms. Morin will have responsibility for Stein Mart’s merchandising, planning, marketing …

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SHOW WRAP UP: ACESSORIES THE SHOW AND ACCESSORIE CIRCUIT

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“Fashion is an evolution, not a revolution.” This popular fashion adage was certainly on exhibit at the January fashion accessories trade shows, which recently wrapped up at the Javits Center. At AccessoriesTheShow and Accessorie Circuit, accessories trends were tweaked enough to offer newness to buyers, but they didn’t stray too far from what …

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DEE OCLEPPO HILFIGER SIGNS ON AS JUDITH LEIBER CREATIVE DIRECTOR

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Iconic luxury accessories brand Judith Leiber is getting a twist. Through a unique partnership with Authentic Brands Group (ABC), Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger signs on as co-owner, collaborator, global brand ambassador and creative director. The partnership taps into Ocleppo Hilfiger’s award winning expertise in business, brand and product development with the goals of extending …