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Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:04pm
Stocks were varied at the closing bell today with most indices losing some ground after yesterday’s Federal Reserve-inspired rally. The Nasdaq rose 0.19 percent to 4,992.38 while the S&P 500 shed 0.49 percent to 2,089.27. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.65 percent... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:00pm
Newcomer brand Brain Dead are off to a flying start, accompanying their second collection with a lookbook featuring psychedelic 3D-rendered imagery. Crudely rendered graphics make their way onto a variety of sweats and tees, for a gritty, lo-fi aesthetic not a million miles... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 2:00pm
Rumors have swirled since before the New York collections about possible changes at Marc Jacobs. Now, those changes are coming into focus. One big move: the Marc by Marc Jacobs label will be discontinued, and that collection will be absorbed into the primary Marc Jacobs line.... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:35pm
“A lot of them probably never get this type of treatment,” said former New York Knicks player John Starks, holding court at a rather unexpected location on Wednesday evening: Men’s Wearhouse in Manhattan’s Midtown East. He was referring to a group of young men who had arrived... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:33pm
VF Corp. chief executive officer Eric Wiseman saw his 2014 compensation increase by more than half as the cash component of his pay grew by nearly a third. Wiseman’s total compensation last year was $17.8 million, 51.3 percent above the $11.8 million reported for 2013,... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:31pm
As Target zeroes in on specific niches within hair care, the chain is adding a line for the younger set called SoCozy. Eight items from the SoCozy assortment are shipping into all of Target’s roughly 1,800 doors. The discounter has been aggressive in hair care, adding items for... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:31pm
Tommy Bahama is about to add a new island to its holdings — Island Life, a fragrance masterbrand beginning to roll out now. “Tommy Bahama Island Life invites a young, active constituency of consumers to leave everything else behind, imagining what it would be like to never... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:20pm
Nike have just debuted the latest colorway in their brand new silhouette, the Free Viritous. Inspired by the Air Huarache, the Free Viritous combines aspects of the ’91 sneaker with some of Nike’s contemporary technology features for a much more slimline and technological look... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 1:20pm
LONDON — Shares in Jimmy Choo Plc were down 2.6 percent to 1.71 pounds, or $2.52, in afternoon trading on Thursday even though the British brand reported a 9 percent uptick in net profit for the 2014 fiscal year. The luxury footwear brand, which debuted on the London Stock... read more
Thursday, March 19, 2015 at 12:55pm
Isaac Lagnado is reviving his Tactical Retail Solutions branding and market research practice following a foray into the “luxe” domain. “I sold the domain name, Luxe.com,” Lagnado told WWD. He operated the Luxe.com Web site selling designer footwear and accessories at off-price... read more

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