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0 0 Lands' End CEO Leaves Company After Less Than 2 YearsDODGEVILLE, United States — The chief executive officer of Lands' End, recruited from the New York fashion house Dolce & Gabbana in a bit of a culture clash, has stepped down after less than two years. Federica Marchionni was brought to the Dodgeville, Wisconsin, company with its button-down...  

0 0 LVMH's Digital Drive Takes Time Despite Apple Hire Only 31 percent of French luxury shoppers said they had researched their last product online and bought it in a store, compared with 47 percent in the United States and Brazil, and 46 percent in Japan. Jeans and Sweaters Group insiders say Arnault liked the style and attitude of Rogers...  

0 0 Nike Detractors Grow as Rivals Encroach on Home TurfNEW YORK, United States— Nike Inc. is finally getting scuffed up. "There is more competition from brands that didn't have the cachet they do now," said Chen Grazutis, an analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence. The rivals have also hurt Nike's ability to charge premium prices, prompting it to...  

0 0 Estee Lauder CEO's Pay Almost Triples Because of Stock AwardsNEW YORK, United States — Estee Lauder Cos. chief executive officer Fabrizio Freda saw his compensation almost triple to $48.4 million last year, buoyed by a stock award aimed at keeping him from leaving the cosmetics company. Estee Lauder granted the executive a hefty long-term equity award...  

0 0 Target Shakes Up Online Leadership With Eye on RivalsCHICAGO, United States — Target Corp said on Friday its chief digital officer has left the company amid a company overhaul of its e-commerce operations to boost online sales and better compete with larger rivals such as Amazon.com Inc. Target said Jason Goldberger, who had been with the...  

0 0 First Look at Nada Debs Selection for AlOthman Pop Up She studied interior architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design in the United States, starting her first company in the UK, designing and producing custom furniture. After a 40 year hiatus, Nada Debs' Levantine spirit brought her home to Beirut, where she discovered that designs for...  

0 0 3 Health Benefits Of Being Nice, According To Science Depression is one of the most common mental-health issues in the United States, and it affects roughly twice as many women as men. Yet new research ... On social media, it's easy to catch all sorts of digital diseases, such as FOMO, internet addiction, and anxiety. Facebook and...  

0 0 Here She Is: Miss America, Savvy Shields We're sold in numerous stores around the United States. Visit JosephRibkoff.com. IHH: Do you have a skincare routine? Savvy Shields: I have to wash my face every morning and every night. It's my routine to start the day off fresh! IHH: What's the first thing you did after you won? Savvy...  

0 0 Charlotte Unrest Enters Third Day, Mayor Orders Curfew Jackson have in common? They are among the United States' most famous former marching-band members. Marching... 1. Talking Points: Donald Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle lawsuits for his businesses, according to a new report. The Washington Post ... Should you compare...  

0 0 Macy's Joins Kohl's, Target in Keeping Holiday Season Hiring FlatNEW YORK, United States — Macy's Inc said it would hire about 83,000 temporary workers for the holiday quarter, the third major retailer after Kohl's and Target to keep seasonal hiring largely unchanged from last year. Macy's, which operates the namesake Macy's and Bloomingdale's department...  

0 0 Baltimore OKs Finance Deal For Under Armour CEO's $5.5 Billion Project Plank's company, Sagamore Development, has called Port Covington one of the biggest urban renewal projects in the United States. The $660 million city subsidy will pay for infrastructure, such as roads, parks and sewers. Sagamore will pay back the bonds through taxes, a practice known as...  

0 0 Totokaelo Founder Jill Wenger Steps DownNEW YORK, United States — Jill Wenger, founder and former chief executive of young luxury retailer Totokaelo, has resigned from the company, BoF has learned. Wenger plans to spend time travelling abroad. In early September, it was announced that Totokaelo had been purchased by Herschel...  

0 0 US Holiday Sales to Grow, But Big Chains Getting Smaller PieceNEW YORK, United States – US retail sales will grow about 4 percent this holiday season, buoyed by a better job market, according to a forecast by Deloitte LLP. Still, the news isn't all good for big retail chains. Consumers are increasingly buying gifts at niche retailers, potentially...  

0 0 Wal-Mart Completes Jet.com Acquisition for $3 BillionCHICAGO, United States –Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of internet retailer Jet.com after agreeing to pay about $3 billion for the e-commerce startup last month. Wal-Mart chief executive Doug McMillon announced the closing of the deal, which was pending...  

0 0 Kohl's To Hire Over 69,000 Workers This Holiday SeasonNEW YORK, United States — Department store operator Kohl's Corp said it would hire more than 69,000 extra workers in the United States for the holiday selling season, the same as last year. Kohl's, which has more than 1,100 stores in 49 states, said the seasonal workers would be added in its...  

0 0 Bags and Bling, Tourists Seek Bargains in Brexit Britain But his firm was now seeing more customers from the United States, the Middle East and South East Asia. "We sell Patek Philippe watches, they've been extremely buoyant," he said. Official statistics show that watch and jewellery sales in Britain jumped nearly 13 percent in August and 18...  

0 0 With Gilt, Hudson's Bay Company Bets Big on Off-Price The biggest threat to retailers, particularly in the United States, is the promotional nature of the current shopping climate. Specialty retailers like Gap have cannibalised themselves not only by offering year-round discounts, but relying more and more on off-price outlets to drive sales....  

0 0 PayPal Reaches Deeper Into China With UnionPay PartnershipSAN FRANCISCO, United States – PayPal Holdings Inc. said it is joining with China UnionPay Co. in the digital-payments company's latest global push to find more customers and better position itself in cross-border e-commerce. Merchants in European countries will be able to accept payments...  

0 0 Under Armour Hits the Runway With High Fashion AimNEW YORK, United States – Under Armour Inc. already makes skintight compression leggings, water-repellent sweatshirts, and not-quite-cool sneakers. The next step, of course, has to be a high-end fashion line. The fashion show at New York Fashion Week that introduced Under Armour's fancy side...  

0 0 With Shoppable Runway Shows, Fashion Brands Court MillennialsNEW YORK, United States — In a world where younger consumers can summon a car or a meal at the click of a button, fashion houses are realising that their next generation of customers is not keen to wait six months for runway styles to hit store shelves. Global fashion brands — struggling...  

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