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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 3:15pm
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 2:41pm
PVH Corp. saw its stock increase in after-hours trading after the company managed to do what many other firms haven’t — deliver a strong quarter in earnings. Net income for the first quarter rose to $231.6 million, or $2.83 a diluted share, up from $114.1 million, or $1.37, a... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:36pm
Remember that Nineties’ Donna Karan ad campaign imagining the first woman president? “That’s how it will be,” the designer predicted Tuesday night. “Hillary [Clinton] will be elected. I hope I have the honor of dressing President Clinton again — and Hillary,” she explained as... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:36pm
With new offices in Greenpoint and a CFDA-backed pop-up store set for July, the designers behind the label Timo are crafting an installation for Renaissance’s new hotel in Manhattan. Timo Weiland, Donna Kang and Alan Eckstein are selecting photographs, mood boards, dress forms... read more
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:05pm
CLAPS OVER LIKES: Australia-based Clapit said its app is the next evolution of social networking and today takes the next step in its growth strategy with expansion to the U.S. The company, which has so far raised $2.82 million in a seed round, aims to make its splash in the U.... read more

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