Macy’s Launching Ryan Seacrest Line

Ryan Seacrest's signature style has always included suits. Photo: Sadao Turner/Ryan Seacrest Productions

American Idol host Ryan Seacrest is launching a collection of clothing and furnishings through a deal with Randa Accessories.

Target to Fast-Track Credit Card Tech Updates


Target says it will be fast-tracking plans to update its store credit cards with smart-chip technology for greater security.

Ron Frasch Joins Private Equity Group

Ron Frasch

Former Saks chief merchant Ron Frasch has joined Castanea Partners, a private equity firm, as an operating partner.

Brett Schenck Joins Maker & Company

Brett Schenck

Brett Schenck, formerly of Hart Schaffner Marx, has joined The Apparel Group’s (TAG) Maker & Company sportswear brand as president.

Burgess to Lead Hudson’s Bay Digital Division

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay Company launched a new digital division, to be led by Saks Direct pres. Michael Burgess.

Plans Made for Two Toronto Saks Stores

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay Company will open two Saks Fifth Avenue stores in Toronto, one downtown at the flagship Hudson’s Bay store and one full-line store in Toronto’s Sherway Gardens.

Ike Behar Opening a Charlotte Store

Ike Behar's Charleston store

Ike Behar is opening a new store in Charlotte, N.C. this spring. The store is the third for the brand, and part of a retail rollout that began in late 2012.

Neckwear Notes: Talking Ties with Bob Corliss

Bob Corliss with his son Bobby and daughter Shelby

Harry Sheff talks to Robert Talbott CEO Bob Corliss about the state of the neckwear business.

Hanson Exits American Eagle

Robert Hanson

Exeutive chairman Jay Schottenstein steps in as CEO as Robert Hanson leaves American Eagle Outfitters.

Neckwear Innovation at Liberty

Glendon Breismeister

Harry Sheff looks at some innovative neckwear at Liberty: Cotton toile from Glendon Lambert, burlap from Descendant of Thieves and variations on camouflage from Dibi.