Lenor Romano Joins DDK as VP of Design

DDK's senior leadership team:  Carl Schlessinger, CFO; Lenor Romano, VP Design; Paul Rosengard, CEP; Sheryl Ornstein, EVP Sales; and Hershey Gold, COO

Romano will continue her Lenor Romano collection and design sweaters and knits for DDK’s Boston Traders.

Will the Dress-Up Trend Last?

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Harry Sheff talks to Durand Guion at Macy’s and Glen Hoffs at Brooks Brothers about the tailored clothing boom.

Southern Tide Hires Merchandiser, Marketing Director

Southern Tide

Tyler North has been named director of merchandising and Kathryn Hilton is the new marketing manager.

Stein Mart April Same-Store Sales Up 8.9%

Stein Mart

Stein Mart’s nearly 9% boost in April same-store sales was driven by warmer weather.

Carroll & Co. Opens Robert Talbott Shop-in-Shop

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Robert Talbott has opened a shop-in-shop in the Beverly Hills men’s specialty store Carroll & Co., the first of many planned in men’s specialty stores across the country.

Filson Opens a New York Shop

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Filson, the Seattle-based heritage brand, opened its first East Coast shop this week. The 1,800 sq. ft. space is on Great Jones Street in the NoHo neighborhood.

Farah Retiring from Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Roger Farah, Ralph Lauren Corp.’s executive vice chairman, will retire at the end of this month.

Beesley Named Hudson’s Bay CFO

Hudson's Bay Company

Paul Beesley replaces Hudon’s Bay Company’s interim CFO Donald Watros, who remains president of the company.

Google Delivery Service Expands to LA, NYC

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Google Shopping Express is now available in New York, starting with Manhattan, and parts of Los Angeles.

Target CEO Steinhafel Resigns

Gregg Steinhafel

Target chairman, president and CEO Gregg Steinhafel has resigned, effective immediately, ending a 35-year career with the retailer.