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Friday, February 12, 2016 at 3:27pm
As it continues to pursue its “greatness agenda” to jump-start growth, Kohl’s Corp. on Friday eliminated three high-level positions as part of a reorganization. A spokeswoman confirmed that the jobs cut included the executive vice president and chief digital officer, a role... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 3:06pm
MILAN — Textile mills at Milano Unica, which ended its three-day run on Thursday, said demand from environmentally conscious luxury consumers has driven up the price of linen even as cotton struggles with an oversupply issue. Now under the Loro Piana umbrella, Solbiati’s “Linen... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 2:52pm
Sequential Brands Group has signed a license for its William Rast brand with One Jeanswear Group. Cofounded by Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala in 2005, the brand is majority owned by Sequential, a brand management firm. Timberlake and Ayala continue to own a stake. The brand... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 2:32pm
Wall Street closed out the week on a strong note with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 304 points to 15,916, as the S&P 500 gained 34.50 points to 1,859 and the Nasdaq added 45 points to 4,006. The S&P Retail ETF rose by 87 cents to $39.26 for a gain of 2.2 percent.... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:56pm
Apparel won’t be the only star of New York Fashion Week. On Saturday, Target will sponsor Texture on the Runway, an event featuring hair-care styles for curly, coiled and wavy hair. The invite-only event will be held at City Winery, spotlighting hairstyles from Au Naturale by... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:48pm
The Killers front man and solo singer Brandon Flowers, who performed Thursday at the Emporio Armani Sounds Los Angeles event, sat down with WWD before his six-song set to chat about religion, Twitter anxiety and why he’ll never leave Las Vegas. WWD: You released your second... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:45pm
For those who didn’t have concert fatigue after Saint Laurent’s 11-band marathon after party on Wednesday — or maybe they simply never went home? — Emporio Armani on Thursday hosted a music event of a slightly different kind, next door to The Hollywood Palladium at Neuehouse.... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:36pm
Rachel Roy continues to expand her design reach with the arrival of Rachel Rachel Roy Curvy Collection this week in select Macy’s doors and online. “It’s something I’ve wanted to start since my customers have been asking for larger sizes since 2006,” she said. The 45-piece... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:36pm
Rachel Roy continues to expand her design reach with the arrival of Rachel Rachel Roy Curvy Collection this week in select Macy’s doors and online. “It’s something I’ve wanted to start since my customers have been asking for larger sizes since 2006,” she said. The 45-piece... read more
Friday, February 12, 2016 at 1:34pm
Donatella Versace obviously has a sense of humor about herself. After giving Maya Rudolph’s skits on “Saturday Night Live” her stamp of approval two years ago, the Italian designer took to her Facebook page to post her reaction to Italian comedian Virginia Raffaele’s sketch on... read more

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