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HUDSON YARDS ANNOUNCES A ROSTER OF NEW TENANTS, NOW 60% LEASED

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Hudson Yards, the 8.5 million square foot residential, commercial and retail space in Manhattan’s Far West Side neighborhood, has broken another milestone. The retail development has signed on AG Jeans, Banana Republic, Athleta, Aritzia, MAC Cosmetics, Jo Malone, Kiehl’s, NYX Cosmetics, Sephora, The Body Shop, Origins and Urban Decay to open at …

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EXECUTIVE MOVES: DSW GETS A NEW CFO, NEIMAN MARCUS APPOINTS INTERIM CFO/COO

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MICHAEL FUNG STEPS IN AS INTERIM CFO AT NEIMAN MARCUS Michael Fung has joined Neiman Marcus Group (NMG), effective as of November 2th, as Interim Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, a position recently vacated by Donald T. Grimes. Fung brings almost 40 years’ experience to NMG, most recently serving as Interim CFO …

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NEIMAN MARCUS TAKES A TURN TO RENTING MERCHANDISE WITH NEW RENT THE RUNWAY SHOP

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Neiman Marcus is rolling out its first Rent the Runway shop-within-shop in its San Francisco Union Square store tomorrow. The initiative is aimed at attracting younger customers, a key demographic for the retailer whose average customer age is 51, amid declining sales. Rent the Runway’s success as a designer clothing and …

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ITEM OF THE DAY: AKOLA LONG BEADED NECKLACE WITH LEATHER TASSEL

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Akola’s Long Beaded Necklace With Leather Tassel takes a bold stance, both sartorially and philanthropically. The necklace is made by women in West Dallas, seeking to uplift their families out of poverty. It features a trademark paper bead, hand-rolled by women in Uganda, as a symbolic gesture to empower women in disadvantaged communities throughout …

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Expert Opinion: What Does a Neiman Marcus IPO Signal for Affluents

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Pamela N. Danziger is an internationally recognized expert specializing in consumer insights for marketers targeting the affluent consumer.  She is president of Unity Marketing, a marketing consulting firm she founded in 1992. Here, she discusses the Neiman Marcus IPO and what it might be signaling for the luxury customer. Neiman …