Briggs Named Chief Marketing Officer at Saks

Saks Fifth Avenue

Former Harrods executive Mark Briggs will be the new chief marketing officer for Saks Fifth Avenue

40 Million Target Shoppers’ Data at Risk in Security Breach


Target says as many as 40 million in-store customers may have had their credit and debit card information compromised after a security breach in the retailer’s payment card systems between November 27 and December 15.

Loehmann’s to Liquidate


Loehmann’s, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sunday, will close all of its 39 stores.

Watros Promoted to Hudson’s Bay President

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay Company COO Donald Watros has been promoted to president of HBC, a new role with more responsibilities.

Loehmann’s Files Chapter 11 Again


A new CEO and a $25 million cash infusion after its 2010 bankruptcy weren’t enough to prevent Loehmann’s from filing again.

Fast Fashion Retailers Halt Angora Sales

H&M, Topshop and Asos are among the retailers that have ceased—at least for the time being—carrying angora products.

Paul Rosengard Joins DDK as Partner and CEO

Henri Abitan, Paul Rosengard and Hershey Gold

Paul Rosengard has joined DDK, the Montreal-based apparel company, as a partner and its new CEO.

Store Spotlight: Goose Barnacle

David Alperin

David Alperin’s Goose Barnacle on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn is a showcase for unique brands and a gallery for emerging artists.

Robert Talbott Names Bernosky CFO

Robert Bernosky

Robert Talbott, Inc. has hired Robert Bernosky as its new chief financial officer.

Jim Zimmer Retires from Men’s Wearhouse

Jim Zimmer in 2011

Jim Zimmer, the colorful Men’s Wearhouse tailored clothing buyer and brother to founder George Zimmer, has retired after nearly 40 years with the retailer.