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Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 1:39am
IN BLOOM: Retailers and restaurateurs in west London are marking the annual Chelsea Flower Show with some spectacular displays of their own. The event, which runs until May 28 on the grounds of the Royal Hospital, also coincides this year with the Queen’s 90th-birthday... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8:09pm
GOOD TIMING: Raquel Allegra could call her first store on West Third Street decades in the making. It’s something she had been talking about with her best friend as far back as 1995 and the Los Angeles designer, who got her start in retail working at Barneys New York, next... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 4:02pm
J. Crew Group is banking on Madewell, Mercantile and cost controls to help it get through retail’s headwinds as the core J. Crew brand remains in repair mode. As the retailer on Wednesday reported a narrowed net loss for the first quarter on a decline in sales, executives... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:26pm
CIRCUS MAGIC: Glamour gals and guys plus a few surprises shared the runway Saturday night when the Dallas chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS staged its 32nd annual benefit before a sold-out audience of 1,550. The 32nd annual auction of fashion and... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:26pm
CIRCUS MAGIC: Glamour gals and guys plus a few surprises shared the runway Saturday night when the Dallas chapter of the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS staged its 32nd annual benefit before a sold-out audience of 1,550. The 32nd annual auction of fashion and... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:15pm
WIRED: Workers and construction crews scurried today to get the final pieces in place for Thursday’s opening of the WithMe Featuring Century 21 store at Santa Monica Place. The nearly 8,000-square-foot store is the first time Century 21 Department Store will have a presence on... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:14pm
L Brands Inc. stock got a lift after analysts had a chance to digest the intimate apparel brands many changes it announced this week. The stock popped almost 3 percent to $66.15. RBC Capital Markets analyst Brian Tunick said that he walked away with increased confidence that... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 3:00pm
After expanding its online efforts with an e-commerce push into the U.S. last fall and its first pop-up shop at Sundance in January, luxury outerwear company Canada Goose said it is opening two stores this fall. Described by Dani Reiss, president and chief executive officer, as... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:45pm
NEW YORK — Purses can serve a function other than holding one’s daily trinkets, proved the annual Purses and Pursenalities luncheon. The event — an afternoon soirée and auction of more than 100 designer bags benefiting the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club — was held at New... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:45pm
NEW YORK — Purses can serve a function other than holding one’s daily trinkets, proved the annual Purses and Pursenalities luncheon. The event — an afternoon soirée and auction of more than 100 designer bags benefiting the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club — was held at New... read more

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