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Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:29pm
Signet Jewelers Ltd. likes what it’s getting out of its May 2014 acquisition of Zale Corp., and apparently investors do, too. With eight months of Zale ownership behind it, the retailer behind such brands as Kay and Jared ended the year with a fourth-quarter earnings “beat” and... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:19pm
Organic apparel lifestyle brand Zady has added two to its team. Monica Nicoletti will be working on the design of Zady’s new products. Nicoletti was most recently senior director of women’s design at Club Monaco. She began her career as head designer at Alberta Ferretti’s prêt-... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:15pm
La Prairie is giving antiaging a boost with its newest product, Anti-Aging Rapid Response Booster — the latest in a series of initiatives aimed at raising the brand’s global awareness. The liquid-gel serum launches globally in April, and becomes the 10th stockkeeping unit in La... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:09pm
WASHINGTON — U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, touting a resurgence in U.S. textile manufacturing in a speech on Thursday, pledged to a conference of U.S. textile producers that there would be “no surprises” in an Asia-Pacific trade deal the U.S. is negotiating. Froman... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:01pm
SHANGHAI — The evolving nature of the Chinese consumer and the importance of technology were major themes of the Tax Free World Association China’s Century Conference, held here earlier this month. The three-day conference was attended by hundreds of delegates from China and... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 2:00pm
Nike’s Air Max is perhaps the most iconic sneaker franchise on Earth. Even today, nearly 30 years after the original first rocked the athletic footwear market with its scandalously revealing Visible Air cushion, its popularity shows no sign of waning. With more than 60... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:52pm
Stocks tried hard to regain losses after a big sell-off yesterday, but finished the day mostly down amid a strong government report on declining jobless claims and reports from economists regarding the certainty of an interest rate hike. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 0.... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:36pm
Frank & Oak is evaluating the U.S. market for possible future retail locations. The company already has six stores across their home base in Canada. With the U.S. being a new physical entry point — they do have U.S. customers through their e-tail site — the firm just... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:27pm
South by Southwest, which wrapped up on Sunday, is a breeding ground for about-to-pop musicians and actors alike. Here, a look at three breakouts from the fest. EDEN BROLIN Growing up with actor-dad Josh Brolin, and model-actress mom Alice Adair, “going into acting seemed like... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 1:20pm
Manifesting the lyrical poeticism of Dior Homme’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection, the fashion house teams up with British creative publication Dazed to produce a lyrical fashion film, shot by Pierre Debusschere. The video features several models reflecting on the consequences... read more

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