June 15, 2015

Anthony Deen joins CBX as creative director, branded environments.

April 30, 2015

Sean Claessen, executive VP strategy and executive creative director, Bond Brand Loyalty, spoke with Chain Store Age about how retailers can build customer relationships and loyalty in the era of omnichannel engagement.

January 29, 2015

Incoming Gap Inc. CEO Art Peck is wasting no time reshaping the apparel giant. In its latest management shakeup, the retailer named company veteran Scott Key to the new position of senior VP and general manager of customer experience for its namesake brand.

November 4, 2014

Fast-fashion for plus-sized women: That’s what eloquii.com is on a mission to deliver. While a retail format that offers runway-inspired looks for shoppers sized 14 to 24 is a no-brainer, the concept is practically radical in fast-fashion retailing.

June 27, 2014

Brooks Brothers has named designer Zac Posen as creative director for its signature women's collection and accessories.

May 15, 2014

Chute Gerdeman has announced four team member promotions, including the appointment of Mary Lynn Waite, formerly senior designer, brand communications, to creative director.

May 1, 2014
Sweaty Betty

There’s a new high-end fashion activewear brand in town, and this one speaks with a British accent. London-based Sweaty Betty opened its first two U.S outposts last year, one in Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood, and one in Greenwich, Conn. A third is expected to open in 2014.

April 16, 2014

Banana Republic has named fashion designer Marissa Webb as creative director and executive VP of design, effective April 28.

April 16, 2014

Banana Republic has named fashion designer Marissa Webb as creative director and executive VP of design, effective April 28.

November 4, 2013

It’s 2020, and our shopper is ready to relax after a busy and productive Saturday. She started off the day at Kohl’s, where she tried on several cocktail dresses a store associate had texted her about earlier. The associate knew from past purchases that our shopper favored animal prints and a-line cuts.

July 30, 2013

Coach Inc. on Tuesday reported a 12% drop in net income in its fourth quarter amid weaker same-store sales in North America, and also said it would sell its Reed Krakoff business to a group led by Reed Krakoff, who will depart the company as executive creative director when the deal is completed.

June 7, 2013

Xcel Brands on Friday announced the debut of Isaac Mizrahi New York, in Southampton, N.Y.

May 7, 2013

Go offline, young man: That appears to be the mantra of e-commerce merchants these days.

As competition in the world of online retailing heats up — with Amazon's ever-burgeoning dominance posing the biggest threat — more pure-players are taking the brick-and-mortar plunge. It's a reminder, many experts say, of the strong appeal of the in-store experience — even when stacked up against the convenience of online shopping.

December 20, 2012

Men's Wearhouse said that menswear designer Joseph Abboud has been named the company's chief creative director.

September 17, 2012

Gap Inc. said it has named Rebekka Bay as creative director and executive VP for Gap Global Design, effective Oct. 1.

May 22, 2012

Williams-Sonoma has appointed former editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s Everyday Food Anna Last as the chain's SVP and executive creative director.

April 23, 2012

CBX announced the appointment of Marco Marcellini as a creative director in the retail environments group.

October 24, 2011

Ultra Diamonds has unveiled a contemporary prototype that provides the ideal home for its sparkling merchandise. The design showcases the breadth and diversity of the jewelry retailer’s assortment, while putting a stylish new spin on the space.

“It also makes the environment more inviting and accessible,” said Gordon Eason, creative director, JGA, Southfield, Mich. 

September 30, 2010

From the field to the locker room, the just-opened, $1.6 billion New Meadowlands Stadium...

November 30, 2008

Nine West is putting its best foot forward, showing off an exciting, more contemporary...

August 31, 2008

The Green4Retail (G4R) conference session “Tips for Going Green” offered valuable insights into the...

April 30, 2008

It’s not your father’s Shopko. Following a six-year retrenchment during which it shrunk in...

January 15, 2008

New York City Liz Claiborne Inc. said Tuesday it has hired Isaac Mizrahi as its...

January 2, 2008

San Francisco Gap Inc. on Thursday named Simon Kneen executive VP of design and creative...