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Friday, March 27, 2015 at 2:01pm
Stocks regained ground today amid remarks from the Federal Reserve that interest rates would not increase fast and furiously, but be done in a more “gradual” way. As a result, the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.2 percent to close at 17,712.66 while the S&P 500 gained... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:45pm
Justice, the 1,000-unit tween division of Ascena Retail Group Inc., has named Brian Lynch president. Lynch, formerly president of Ann Taylor at Ann Inc., will be challenged to reverse the declining sales trends at Justice. Markdowns and a sales decline at Justice were at the... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:40pm
SBTRKT has kept mum since his 2014 LP Wonder Where We Land, but the masked British producer has just released a new instrumental-heavy song, “FLAREtWO,” to his Soundcloud page. His first track of the year features frenetic percussion and incisive synth solos that work in... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 1:00pm
New Balance‘s retro 999 runner gets brought into the 21st century via a crisp all-white colorway. Appropriately dubbed “Whiteout,” the sneaker’s highly supportive ABZORB sole unit is accompanied by perforated leather paneling, in a stark monochrome palette. Head over to... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 12:20pm
Nike‘s Ultra Moire modification of their Air Max 1 silhouette gives them the platform to release even more iterations of the sneaker, and here’s another one. The latest version from the Swoosh offers additional breathability thanks to its perforated upper, while the sole is... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:54am
Barcelona-based fashion company Desigual is in mourning this week after losing two employees when Germanwings flight 9525 crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. Robert Oliver Calvo was one of three Americans killed in the crash. He was on the flight from Barcelona to Düsseldorf... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:40am
HONG KONG — As producers and apparel brands continue to struggle with rising production costs in China, manufacturers have been emphasizing service and technology as well as quality over price competitiveness. Adding value was a major theme at the latest Prime Source Forum here... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:40am
Boasting a line of cars that include such classics as the Cayenne, the Cayman and the 911, Porsche can lay claim to a long history of design excellence. Although it is almost always unbearably awkward when a company endows itself with honors, it feels legitimate for Porsche to... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:18am
John Bryant, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Kellogg Co., has been elected to Macy’s Inc.’s board, increasing the number of directors to 13. Bryant has been president and ceo of Kellogg since 2011 and added the chairmanship last July. Terry Lundgren, chairman... read more
Friday, March 27, 2015 at 11:17am
Madison Avenue is not your typical late-night party scene. A route to a rowdier downtown destination, sure, but the site for a full-on, blowout bash starting at 10 p.m.? Not so much. That is, until Fendi gets involved. On Thursday evening, the fashion powerhouse brought the... read more

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